Business Development Associate

Columbus, Georgia
Job Type
US$ 30,000 - US$ 40,000 per year, $30k - 40k per year + none
Ref. Number
Michael Chalmers, Spherion
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Job Description

This position will be responsible for identifying and generating new business through outside sales activities such as cold calls, prospecting, telemarketing, territory planning and relationship building.

The Business Development Associate is accountable for focusing on and generating business through new sales in primarily medium to large size accounts (revenue of $125k to $1.5 million). The Business Development Associate will deal most frequently with middle to senior management within the client's organization.

Leader by example; implement strategies to capture market share; manage sale and delivery of products/services to achieve agreed end result; budget accountability; goals and objectives management; maintain communication with established clients to ensure successful business development

Working hours: 40


High school diploma or equivalent required

College degree strongly preferred


3-7 years of related experience, staffing preferred, with a minimum of three (3) years in an outside sales capacity


Proficient with Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Experience presenting to C-level executives

Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

Demonstrated experience managing large, complex accounts or projects

Experience describing an d documenting project or client requirements

Must be detailed oriented with a concern for quality expressed by continually initiating system and process improvements

Strong management skills based on several years of experience, including people development and team building

Superior consulting, leadership, management, interpersonal and mentoring skills

May be responsible for a specific area of specialization

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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