Business Development Manager

Columbus, Georgia
Sales (Sales and Related Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 34,000 - US$ 40,000 per year
Ref. Number
Saul,Briana, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is looking for a Business Development Manager in the Columbus area. 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. Accountable for focusing on and generating business through new sales in primarily medium to large size accounts. Develop and implement an effective sales plan to meet or exceed established sales objectives. Perform appropriate prospecting and screening activities to identify qualified prospects for new business development. Establish and maintain good public relations and networking within the community to develop new business. Collaborate with internal service staff to ensure that accounts sold are consistent with service resources and candidate pool.

Identify partnership opportunities
Develop new relationships in an effort to grow business and help company expand
Maintain existing business
Think critically when planning to assure project success

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Proficient with Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
Experience presenting to C-level executives.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Demonstrated experience managing large, complex accounts or projects.


4-7 years

High school diploma or equivalent required
College degree strongly preferred
3-7 years of related experience with a minimum of three (3) years in an outside sales capacity

Interested candidates please send resume to:

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, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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