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New Business Development Manager

Location : Northbrook, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2-5+
Required Education : College Degree Preferred
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Job Description

The New Business Development Manager needs to have a passion for the hunt and a drive to succeed. If you don’t feel comfortable picking up the phone, this job is not for you. You will be responsible for finding prospective clients for all lines of business, with a focus on our growing software sales. You will collaborate with IT and Marketing teams to generate and qualify leads. You must maintain a high-level of energy and constantly strive towards exceeding your goals. 


Primary responsibilities include the following:



  • Profiling accounts and/or contracts based upon known market analysis within a given segment, audience or solution area


  • Outbound cold calls using both self-generated and provided target lists based upon solution, segment, and audience

  • Develop new prospects and expand contacts in existing accounts

  • Generate target lists for business development and marketing activities

  • Continuous and ongoing networking to help build your book


  • Follow-up with individuals that have responded to marketing campaigns (webinar attendees/leads, event leads, etc.) qualifying budget, business need, and decision maker

  • Work with current teams to identify and progress opportunities in existing accounts

  • Record accurate customer information 

Required Qualifications :

Minimum Requirements

  • 2-5 or years of sales related experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills between both the customer and all levels within the organization are required

  • Tenacious, never give up attitude while facing frequent rejection

  • Must be goal-oriented with a strong competitive drive

  • Exceptional phone etiquette and professionalism

  • Knowledge of sound business practices and a proven track record of exceeding customer expectations

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills

  • Willingness to learn new technologies

  • Ability to work individually and within a highly collaborative team environment

  • Must be motivated with a focus on team performance

  • Willingness to travel periodically to client site or marketing events (mostly Chicagoland area)

  • Experience selling $100,000-$1M+ projects preferred

  • Experience selling development or SaaS projects preferred

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