Tampa, Florida
4600 W Cypress St. Suite 500,
Tampa, FL 33606,
United States
Ph: +(954) 836-0362

Business Development Manager


What’s up? We’re Surroundings Group/Nautical Network! 

We are a modern marketing and creative media agency operating globally with expertise in social-first digital solutions that thrust brands into the limelight.

Surroundings Group/Nautical Network is a creative hub fueled by youthful energy. We embrace rule-breaking, experimentation, and hypothesis testing to gain a deeper insight into our craft and allowing us to overcome adversity in situations where others don’t. Each member of our team—from creative minds to organizational wizards—plays a crucial role in our success by honing their skill sets, and together we turn personal strengths into collective triumphs. 

We’re always on the lookout for new stars to join our constellation of brilliance at Surroundings Group/Nautical Network! If you’re a hands-on self-starter who thrives in the fast-paced digital world, looking to be a part of a team known for its excellence and collaboration with prominent brands—this is your call. We can’t wait to welcome you aboard!


The primary role of a Business Development Manager is to build a pipeline, outreach to prospective clients, work the deal, and finalize the deal. This multifaceted position encompasses a diverse range of responsibilities.


  • Utilize CRM, cold calls, email and social DMs to generate new sales opportunities
  • Identify the needs of prospects, and suggest appropriate products or services
  • Proactively seek new business opportunities in the market
  • Apply effective closing techniques to convert opportunities into sales. Work closely with the client through the decision-making process to overcome objections and finalize agreements.
  • Held accountable to a quarterly and annual quota
  • Report to sales manager with weekly, monthly, and quarterly results


  • 2+ years of Business Development experience with a track record of exceeding targets and achieving goals
  • Strong communication skills via phone and email
  • Proven, creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills
  • Strong desire and ability to move up within a sales organization
  • Proven expertise with timeline management and impeccable communication
  • A sparkling personality that will mesh well with the existing Surroundings Group family


You must be able to commit to a full-time work schedule, which is a minimum 40 hours per week during 9:30am-5pm EST business hours Monday-Friday, and work from our Tampa, FL office. Must be open to working weekends and travel at times.


This is a rolling admissions process. We want to encourage qualified and interested applicants
to apply to show your interest. When the hiring need arises, we will reach out to you for next
steps. We appreciate your interest and patience!

That’s It!

Surroundings Group LLC. & its Subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that Surroundings Group LLC. & its Subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities to all staff members and job applicants without regard to gender, pregnancy, marital or civil partnership status, gender reassignment, race, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief, part time or fixed term employment, age or any other legally protected class.

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