CROSSMARK

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/6/2019 5:16 PM)
    Req ID
    2019-146285
    Primary Work Location : Location
    US-IL-Chicago
    Category
    Business Development
  • # of Openings

    1

    Overview

    A Business Development Associate is an enthusiastic, sales oriented support person and will be working closely with the Business Development team to exceed client expectations and grow the business. This position is detail orientated and the backbone of the day-to-day client operations and project management. Experience working in shopper marketing, brand management, marketing services and/or the CPG industry is a plus.

    Responsibilities

    • Establish and maintain strong client relationships.
    • Work closely with the Business Development team to develop sales materials, analyze program results and develop insights.
    • Proactively help to grow existing clients and develop new clients.
    • Be an active and engaged participant on the team.
    • Effectively and professionally communicate verbal and written materials.
    • Demonstrate passion for the highest quality of work and attention to detail.
    • Independent thinker with exceptional teamwork skills.

    NOTE:  This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed.  Associates will be expected, if possible, to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

     

    Education/Experience: A four (4) year college degree or equivalent training with relevant experience; minimum 1-2 years of experience in a business development / client services /sales support role.

     

    Other Functions: Strong computer/technical skills; Ability to create presentations and comfortable with Excel; Respect for organizational policies and procedures; Client service attitude; Extensive use of and experience with MS Office, Sales Force and Outlook; Stellar work ethic with a sense of responsibility and urgency; Professional, assertive and service-oriented in nature; Experience interacting with low to mid-level management; Highly organized; Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

     

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

     

    Supervisory Responsibility: None.

     

    Working Conditions: An office environment with administrative assistance; provision of copiers, fax, printers, voice mail and parking.

     

    Physical Demands: Able to type freely and work with computer monitors and keyboards for prolonged periods of time on a daily basis; Able to drive and/or fly on commercial airlines.

     

    Language Skills:  English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be advantageous based on business necessity.

     

    CROSSMARK is committed to providing accessible employment practices and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

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