Business Development Representative

| Chicago

Responsibilities

  • Identify prospective Affiliates for SMS Assist; explain how SMS Assist can deliver value to their organization.
  • Develop familiarity with the Affiliates area of expertise, including but not limited to trade, geography, business size and areas of specialization.
  • Complete cold calls daily to establish relationships with Affiliates and gain leads.
  • Negotiate pricing and service terms while maintaining margin requirements.
  • Consistently meet sales quotas.
  • Partner with implementation team to ensure smooth transition into the SMS network.
  • Assess opportunities and risks with your territory; recommend resolutions to leadership.
  • Understand varying scopes of work of our clients and convey those requirements to Affiliates.
  • Foster a positive team environment.
  • Ensure confidentiality and accuracy of internal and external data.
  • Perform ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Must be available to adjust work schedule during high peak periods when necessary
  • Travel, as needed, to meet vendors and assess and identify opportunities of growth or improvement of processes (potential travel of 10%)

 

 

Professional Skills

These are the professional skills we would expect from an individual fully established in this role.

  • Customer Service – Proficient
  • Verbal Communication – Advanced
  • Written Communication – Proficient
  • Teamwork – Proficient
  • Relationships – Proficient
  • Negotiation – Advanced
  • Learning Agility – Proficient
  • Problem Solving – Proficient
  • Process Orientation – Proficient
  • Prioritization – Proficient

 

Role Specific Skills

  • Familiarity with Microsoft product skills - Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Experience/ability to setup/lead meetings or plan remote business events preferred

 

Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience

 

    Other Relevant Qualifications

  • Experience in Facilities or Supply Chain a plus
  • 0-2 years of sales preferred
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Technology we use

  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611
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What are SMS Assist Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
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
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
SMS Assist's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, in-office fitness classes, and sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Spending Plans. Prescription Drug Program. Free Fitness Center membership.

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