BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
At the company, we build people, brands and businesses! The Business Development Manager (BDM) is a high visibility position responsible for providing top-notch account management to our best-in-class clients. The BDM will implement business development initiatives, grow and improve client relationship management generate successful sales growth. This Key Account Manager will place a strong emphasis on selling Road Show Events, cold calling, headquarter presentations and overall growth strategies. As part of our winning team, you’ll receive top-tier training, competitive base salary, and a comprehensive benefits package all with the opportunity for career growth. So, are you ready to be a key account manager and use your B2B marketing skills to help clients grow? Then apply today for a chance to join the largest sales and marketing agency in North America!
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
The Business Development Manager manages sales programs and strategic planning initiatives within a specific department of the business to ensure sales targets are met. This role may be dedicated to servicing one significant client or responsible for multiple client’s goals and encompassing customer relations and implementation.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Revenue Budget Achievement
Achieve P&L targets; manage business for each client(s) assigned Implement marketing strategies and analyze trends and results to achieve department/client income and expense budget goals.
Own and drive revenue growth; identify opportunities and align business unit resources to secure those opportunities.
Client Quota Achievement
Meet and/or exceed Clients’ goals for sales, distribution, pricing, shelving, and promotional volume.
Identify and provide services to support the “Customer as Clients” Develop and launch strategies to pursue new opportunities.
Client Key Performance Indicators
Manage and maximize manufacturer marketing/promotional funds to achieve sales goals while staying within financial guidelines.
Identify opportunities and close white space within the market.
Implement customer headquarter calls and penetrate key positions at retailer department.
Organize business unit team to retain and expand upon all client relationships.
Assist team to navigate in the larger company organization to align needed resources and support to ensure specific client and/or customer initiative success.
Facilitate communication, opportunities, challenges, and workflow to other team members and attend all client meetings and reviews.
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements
Driving required on an as needed basis.
Travel up to 40%
Education Level: (Required) College degree or equivalent job-related experience.
Field of Study/Area of Experience:
2 – 5 years relative work experience in applicable field.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Office / Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.