BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

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  • Job Category:

    Sales & Marketing
    • City:

      Calgary
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Perm
  • Job Id:

    30063285

Description

Are you a motivated and innovative individual ready to take on new and exciting opportunity?  Our client in Calgary is looking to add an experienced Business Development Manager to their team and a permanent full-time basis.  Reporting to the National Sales Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for selling exhibition space, sponsorship and digital opportunities into the company’s portfolio of products.  If this sounds like something you would excel in, please apply today!

Job Description
  • Meet a set daily quota of cold calls per day
  • Research potential new clients and prospects 
  • Solicit new clients to exhibit in trade shows
  • Sell effective event, advertising and sponsorship solutions to new and existing clients
  • Promote and cross-sell into events within the company portfolio
  • Visit related exhibitions in order to connect with potential clients
  • Create strong relationships through face-to-face meetings with existing clients in order to identify possible future opportunities
  • Allocate exhibition space and prioritize the placement of clients based on their needs and featured products and services
  • Prepare and enter all contracts and/or supporting paperwork in the CRM system 
  • Participate in outside events to promote the company as a valued member of the industry and community
  • Assist in the coordination of move-in/move-out, the development of show features, and provide on-site floor management

Candidate Qualifications
  • Three + years of experience in B2B sales, with a strong preference for those with experience with events, advertising, sponsorship or marketing 
  • Experience in the use of a CRM preferably Salesforce 
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and the internet
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic and able to work with a team
  • Knowledge of the Oil and Gas sector and tradeshow exhibit coordination is considered an asset

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