Business Development Manager

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  • Business Development Manager

    Company:
    Technomic

    Location:
    Chicago
    IL
    US

    Category:
    Business Development, Sales, Other

    Degrees Required:
    4 Year Degree

    Employment Type:
    Full-Time

    Manages Others:
    No

    Requirements:


    Business Development Manager

    • 5 years sales experience
    • Bachelor's degree required
      
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Candidate must also act as a client focused liaison to our consulting associates to ensure that projects are completed to clients' specifications and timelines
    • Strong understanding and experience in the foodservice and retail sectors
    • Highly professional and a self-starter who is able to work with minimal supervision both independently and as a team with other sales professionals and consultants
    • Telephone sales and development, in-person meetings skills a must
    • Must have a courteous and professional phone manner and exceptional conversational skills
    • Experience selling intangibles, market research preferred
    • Proven track record of developing leads with timely deal closings
    • Excellent public speaking skills with the ability to present to large and small groups in sales meetings
    • Highly professional with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work within deadlines in a calm and efficient manner
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
      
    We offer excellent career growth opportunities, a competitive salary, profit sharing, 401(k), medical benefits through Blue Cross Blue Shield, dental, transit benefits, life insurance and many more great benefits. We have an excellent Chicago loop location, just steps from many public transportation systems.
      
    If you have a strong interest in a career with a firm dedicated to client service excellence and cutting-edge solutions to marketing and management problems and issues, please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history. Due to the large volume of responses we receive, we can only respond to candidates of interest.
      
    For additional information on Technomic please visit our website at:
      
    Technomic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
      

    Requirements:


    Business Development Manager

    Company Overview:
    Only Technomic delivers a 360 view of the food industry. We drive growth and profitability for our clients by providing the most reliable, consumer-grounded, channel-relevant data, with forward-looking, strategic insights. Our services range from major research studies and management consulting solutions to online databases and simple fact-finding assignments. Our clients include food manufacturers and distributors, restaurants and retailers, other foodservice organizations, and various institutions aligned with the food industry.
      
    Job Description:
    Technomic is seeking a Business Development Manager to join our firm. We offer the opportunity to work with senior executives in driving their company's growth and profitability. The ideal candidate will have a track record of exceeding sales targets and strong skills with relationship management and consultative selling are a must. Understanding of market research, and experience selling to marketing VPs, market researchers and C-level executives required. Candidates must be extremely comfortable prospecting and developing sales via the telephone.
      
    Responsibilities:
    • Supporting the development of sales plans
    • Selling a range of market research and related strategic products
    • Prospecting and cultivating new business relationships with potential clients
    • Articulating the capabilities of Technomic products and projects
    • Providing management team with progress reporting
    • Representing the company at client meetings, presentations and industry events

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