Beans and Grind is seeking a Superstar who is positive, energetic, outgoing, charismatic, and looking to start their career with a hip and upbeat Coffee services company that values hard work and dedication. The Business Development Associate role works in a traditional office environment. They are expected to dress in professional business attire and work 8 am to 5 pm, occasionally putting in overtime hours to meet deadlines or sales quotas. Because networking is critical in this position, Business Development Associates must often travel to conferences, business meetings, and industry events. A vehicle and / or travel expense is a standard allowance. The Business Development Associates is a senior role, and typically works according to their own initiative. A successful associate can deliver new clients and high sales volumes consistently.
Business Development Responsibilities
A business development professional has three primary responsibilities:
When it comes to generating leads, day-to-day duties typically include:
When it comes to the challenge of actually selling, other typical duties include:
To keep healthy relationships with clients, this mostly requires socialization. So from simple chats on the phone to lunches and events or conferences Business Development Associates must be sure to keep their customers happy. Of course, as with all office jobs, documentation is also a big part of the work. Business development professionals are also obligated to write reports and provide regular feedback to upper management about what is and is not working.
Business Development Associate Skills
To be an effective Business Development Associate, an individual must be:
The skills you need to excel in this position include:
Business Development Associate Qualifications
Sales / Sales Management
A degree is a valuable contributing asset. For those hoping to eventually attain a management or executive level position, business or math degrees are extremely beneficial.
Business Development Associate Challenges
Business Development Associates face a number of challenges in their work. These includes:
Business Development Associates Promotional Opportunities
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $35,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year