Business Development Coordinator

Farm Business Consultants (FBC) - Regina, SK (4 months ago)

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Overview

As our Business Development Coordinator, you will provide key support to our Business Development Representatives by promoting FBC services. This is an exciting opportunity to cultivate leads by acting as a spokesperson at events and tradeshows as well as through research, social media and outbound calling. The Business Development Coordinator role demands a high degree of professionalism at all times. You will also carry out daily tasks to keep the department functioning smoothly, including gathering information and tracking data. As our Business Development Coordinator, you will act as a liaison between Members (clients), prospects and sales staff, therefore solid communication skills are a must.

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE

To succeed in this role, you will possess a positive attitude, high energy, and:

Competency in cultivating sales through researching, booking and attending target market events
Professional cold calling and networking skills
Skills in using social media platforms to create brand awareness and to generate leads and referrals
A talent for building relationships quickly with prospects, colleagues and customers
Effective communication skills and a warm personality, in person and over the phone
The capability to work independently with very little supervision, but also the ability to take direction and collaborate within a team environment
A drive to reach goals and to achieve targets
A willingness to take on interesting concepts and to apply them in creative ways

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

To support our Business Development Reps you will:
Partner with Marketing to seek out and attend tradeshows and special events in order to cultivate relationships and generate leads
Research target markets and work with team members to build prospect lists
Manage social media marketing for the branch with a goal of achieving inbound leads and brand recognition in the local community
Proactively reach out to prospects in our target markets to build relationships and to nurture those relationships to generate appointments
Manage relationships with current Members and develop new relationships with prospects, providing education of services
Maintain a client and prospect database for booking appointments, managing a sales funnel and developing follow up schedules (Microsoft CRM)
Look after basic administrative duties including reporting on sales activities and results

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:
A 2-year business admin or marketing diploma and/or equivalent work experience
Experience in working tradeshows and delivering measurable results is a strong asset
1 year or more of sales experience (preferably in Tele-Sales and/or with intangibles or services) will be highly regarded
Salesforce or other Customer Relationship Management (CRM)/database software experience is an asset
Other Requirements

Work is performed in an office and involves some paid travel to areas in and around the area
A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are required

WHY FBC?

A career with FBC provides:
An opportunity to build a long and rewarding career in an established and well-respected organization that provides variety and ongoing training within a supportive team environment.
A pride in knowing that you have had the opportunity to grow FBC market share through the acquisition of new Members.
Career advancement opportunities – FBC has a promote from within focus.
Full benefits including Medical, Dental, Life, Disability coverage, and a Health Spending Account.
Regular staff social events.
A charitable donation matching program for all staff.

Join us and build a career with FBC!

APPLY TODAY!

Please submit current cover letter and resume, in one document, via our Careers page at www.fbc.ca . Search for Job I.D. 2019-1719 and click on the "Apply for this job online" button at the bottom of the job posting.

Deadline for submissions: August 12th, 2019, or as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Reviews of submissions will begin immediately.

Please note: while we thank you for your interest, only those applicants selected to proceed through the hiring process will be contacted.

Only applications submitted through our careers page will be considered.