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Business Development Representative

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Location
Charlotte, NC
Salary
$60,000 - $65,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jan 10, 2017
Job ID
2436014

SALARY

  • Base Salary $60,000 with average first year Commission $20,000.
  • Top Earner receives $120,000 Commission.

LOCATION

  • Charlotte, NC

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Proactively, identifies, locates and qualifies new business leads by making the necessary volume of calls or emails to schedule the appropriate number of meetings for a travel week.
  • Travels to call on existing and prospective clients with the purpose of sustaining and growing market share, promoting and selling company services and execute in-depth selling in all accounts – airline travel 40-45%.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conduct sales presentations to inform, persuade, educate and close business; interact with programs to learn purchasing options, limitations and capabilities
  • Follows up with clients via email and phone calls after meetings in an effort to obtain new business.
  • Researches resources to educate and get familiar with equipment .
  • Prepares for travel and meetings by working with the travel agency to schedule travel, compiling materials for meetings, researching prospects websites for any additional beneficial information, proofreading quotes, and reading vendor contracts.
  • Follows up with clients on endorsement quotes in an effort to add additional equipment to the program.
  • Delivers initial presentations via conference call for Marketing leads and continue to follow up.
  • Continuously updates our CRM program (Sugar) in order to track any and all sales opportunities.
  • Submits weekly sales report as required by sales manager.
  • Attends monthly department meetings and training sessions, and/or weekly Federal Business meetings.
  • Attends trade shows to obtain new prospects and increase awareness of the program.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 2013 Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must have strong customer service, organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Be adaptable to change and can demonstrate strong initiative with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • The ability to self-manage a work load and handle multiple accounts, and work with people at all levels of an organization
  • Generate business opportunities through professional, dedicated prospecting; develop strategic account business plans and own the sales cycle from lead generation to closure.
  • Must have positive attitude, high energy and have a passion to provide high quality customer service.

COMPANY’S AWARDS

  • 2016 SmartCEO Future 50
  • 2015-2016 Charlotte Business Journal’s Best Places to Work
  • 2012-2016 Inc. 5000
  • 2013-2015 NC Mid-Market Fast 40
  • 2014 Gold Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service, Back-Office Customer Service Team of the Year (Claims)
  • 2014 Silver Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service, Contact Center of the Year (Dispatch)
  • 2013-2014 Bronze Stevie® Award, at American Business Awards, for Company of the Year
  • 2012-2013 Charlotte Business Journal Fast 50

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Competitive Salary
  • Multiple Healthcare Plan Options + Vision & Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account and/or Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with Employer Match up to 4%
  • 20 Vacation days & 14 Paid Holidays
  • Career Advancement
  • Educational Assistance & Online Training
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Wellness Initiative
  • Online MarketPlace

HOURS

  • Full Time

VIDEO OVERVIEW OF POSITION

  • 7 Eagle Group recruiter discussing the position:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuHazStV3jQ

Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.