Do you have a desire to work in a $120 Billion Industry~~Staffing~~? And if so, wouldn't you like to do it with an industry leader? We're Spherion-- a locally Certified Veteran-Owned company dedicated to recruiting and staffing excellence and Brevard's leading staffing and workforce management organization. Spherion is the Franchise Division of Randstad, the Number 1 Global Leader in Staffing.We're growing! Come join a winning team that's been recognized as Spherion's Owner of the Year, Voted Best Places to Work, and recipient of the St Lucie Chamber Professional Services Business of the Year. These are but a few of our accomplishments, we're a high performing team that's looking to achieve great things in 2020, and we need a like-minded professional to help us do just that. This is a great opportunity for a passionate, results-driven individual interested in furthering their career.What it means to be the Business Development Associate at Spherion: As a Business Development Associate with Spherion, you will cultivate existing relationships, break into new accounts and create long-standing partnerships with business and industry across the community.Responsibilities:- Drive profitable bottom-line revenue growth of temporary staffing and professional services divisions by strategically positioning our services at all decision-making levels.- Establish and maintain relationships with CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to local business owners and hiring managers.- Secure new accounts and expand upon an existing book of business.- Conduct face-to-face meetings with decision-makers to understand staffing needs and recommend temporary, workforce management and professional staffing solutions.- Effectively follow up with prospects and clients to develop business, expand partnerships and grow our presence in the marketplace.- BE the marketplace expert with a deep understanding of how business trends and competitive activity impact our unique selling proposition, creating strategies that will fuel the pipeline and maintain our leading market position.- Work with the staffing/recruiting team to ensure superior staffing service to clients.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:You would be a great fit for this role if you: - Can sell ice to an Eskimo and win over the toughest critic with your excellent written and verbal communication skills along with your stellar problem-solving abilities- Are an innovator when it comes to sniffing out leads and growing your business, fluent in social media, technically savvy and well-versed in MS Office and Google Suite- Flexible and adaptable to a fast-paced, dynamic work environment- Thrive in being active in the community, participating in a number of monthly networking functions that span breakfast, lunch and after-hoursEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:We're seeking a creative thinker who enjoys building relationships and discovering solutions. At Spherion we work hard every day to satisfy (and exceed) our clients' expectations, meaning a high energy level and great focus are a must. We also enjoy working with each other and value collaboration so good communication skills and a sense of humor are essential.- Ability to make closing a record-breaking deal look as easy as pie because you have an impressive list of documented wins and an enviable little black book of business contacts.- Possess a Bachelor's degree in Sales, Communications, Marketing, Business Administration or a related field and clocked at least 2 years of business-to-business outside sales experience, preferably in a service-related industry that requires a consultative sales approach. Apply today online or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.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.