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Business Development Executive

| Chicago

As a Business Development Executive at Gladson, you will be responsible for full lifecycle sales efforts, from initial call through contract execution.  This role requires a background in business development, ideally selling technical solutions, SaaS solutions, and subscription-based solutions.  Strong communications skills, excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to start, develop, and nurture relationships, and technical acumen are important to the success of this role. 

This role will report to the Vice President of Business Development and will either be located in Gladson's office in downtown Chicago or downtown Cleveland. 

  • Generate leads through professional networking and cold calling techniques
  • Prospecting and building new business opportunities within assigned territory
  • Ability to understand prospect needs and effectively communicate value proposition to prospects
  • Utilize a consultative sales approach to close opportunities with senior level executives
  • Work with internal resources to ensure efficient set up and delivery of contracts systems
  • Additional responsibilities may include ongoing management for strategic accounts
  • Initiate and build prospect relationships
  • Coordinate and schedule online and onsite meetings of key decision makers
  • Negotiate and participate in pricing strategy
  • Negotiate contract terms within the acceptable guidelines provided by Gladson
  • Develop prospect account strategy and plan
  • Coordinate plans to include internal support of objectives
  • Own and manage pipeline in Salesforce.com

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 2+ years B2B sales experience; proven ability to identify and develop new business with prospects and existing accounts, build/maintain relationships with the decision makers
  • Experience in selling services, with database or syndicated data a plus
  • Demonstrated record of success at both large, complex organizations and in mid-sized environments
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

We are located in the Board of Trade building which is centrally located in the loop providing easy access to most train lines.

An Insider's view of Syndigo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

No two days are alike at Syndigo! There is always someone I can turn to for support. We are all willing to collaborate and listen to one another, and this goes all the way to the leadership team; their doors are always open. At the end of a day, be it long or rewarding you can always find friends in the kitchen ready to cheers and share some laughs

Daisy

Account Partner

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love the energy and willingness of other teams and departments to help my team succeed.  The camaraderie between business development and other departments is outstanding and we know we are working to achieve one goal.  That winning attitude of everyone at Syndigo has created a special culture that inspires my team.

Micah

Vice President, Business Development

What makes someone successful on your team?

Syndigo is constantly evolving, which makes it an exciting place to work with unlimited potential for growth. Collaboration and willingness to learn are key to success. We are disrupting an industry and our clients look to us as thought leaders in the space - we can’t be experts without thinking strategically and learning from each other every day.

Nick

Senior Enterprise Account Executive

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Not only do we encourage our team to share their ideas and different viewpoints, we expect it. We have a culture of open and consistent communication across the company. Be it ideas for new functionality in our product suite, ways to improve client experience or employee benefits and culture, internal ideas have often driven major change at Syndigo

Rahul

Chief Technology Officer

What are Syndigo Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Syndigo offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room, adjacent to our rooftop deck, includes Pool Table, Foosball and game table.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Syndigo offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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