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Business Development Executive

Company: Astound Group LLC
Location: Tualatin
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

ASTOUND is a global creative agency that specializes in the design and execution of memorable experiences for companies to share with their customers. ASTOUND is a multi-faceted business whose services include architectural fabrication, brand strategy, and development, retail design and store rollouts, digital engagements, trade show booths, branded events, and environments. ASTOUND's offices span North America, with fabrication facilities that exceed 600,000 square feet. Key office locations include Las Vegas, Portland, and Toronto. ASTOUND's projects span over 40 countries and their clients are some of the most well-recognized brands across multiple industry sectors including consumer products, sports and entertainment, telecommunications, and technology. ASTOUND's Portland facility opened in 2019 with a specific focus on developing and delivering retail environments and fixture rollouts, specialty architecture projects, and large-run manufacturing. With a significant number of projects on the horizon, the Portland team is ready to grow and has multiple open positions. This is an excellent opportunity to join and develop with a talented group of individuals committed to sales excellence. We are currently on the lookout for talented Business Development Executives to help generate new leads for our team and uncover opportunities that lie within existing accounts. The Business Development Executive reports to the VP, of Client Partnerships. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT RESPONSIBILITIESResponsible for the development of new accounts and/or generating new business from existing accounts.Collaborate with Line of Business Leaders and Cross-functional support teams on executing sales strategy, goals, and forecasting.Manage all aspects of our new sales and relationship development process, demonstrating the ability to develop a deal framework for all opportunities that will increase the likelihood of the deal successfully closing, from identification, discovery, nurture, opportunity origination, and relationship expansion.Be a significant contributor to ASTOUND's new business targets, accurately and effectively identifying/managing new market opportunities/leads, and managing pipelines in order to prioritize business opportunities and internal resources.Develop short-term and long-term retention and growth strategies for clients and deliver on those strategies to continually build a strong business pipeline.Build business relationships with current and potential clients via face-to-face meetings, targeted trade shows, functions, networking events, etc., phone work, and virtual (e.g., chat, email, video conferencing, etc.) to deliver leads and opportunities. Arrange meetings for senior management with prospective clients.Effectively deliver the ASTOUND company story and value proposition, becoming an expert on ASTOUND's capabilities, service offerings, and lines of business.Assist with other sales activities/initiatives as instructed by your SVP, VP, and Directors of Client Service partners.Consistently evidence all activity in Salesforce and generate accurate forecast and sales activity reports for executive leadership.Inspire your team and influence them to perform at their best each and every day; this will ultimately determine the success of the sales organization.Maintain a positive mindset, encourage teamwork, and act as an impeccable brand ambassador for ASTOUND.Willingness to travel within North America and overseas. DESIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university is preferred. High School Diploma or Equivalent with relevant work experience is required.Outbound sales experience is an asset (minimum 3 years), with experience in successful quota-carrying.Experience with lead generation and prospect management.Has proven the ability to successfully manage their own book of accounts in the profitable production of revenue opportunities totaling approximately $2 million or more.Knowledge of sales systems is required (Salesforce).Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Software applications including PowerPoint and Excel.Excellent customer service and organizational skills are required.An enthusiastic learner with superior creativity, problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.Excellent negotiation skills.Has demonstrated consistent above-average performance evaluations in previous roles.Ability to work in an environment characterized by constant change and tight deadlines.Strong team player with innovative ideas who can partner with others (internal and external) to achieve objectives and work autonomously.Evidence of continued growth through education, skills training, and professional development.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTSTravel 10% - 20% BENEFITS AND COMPENSATIONThe compensation package (base salary plus performance-related pay) will be commensurate with experience. Our employees are entitled to a standard set of benefits, including health and dental insurance and 401(k) with company match. Excellent Medical InsuranceExcellent Dental InsuranceExcellent Vision InsurancePaid Time Off, Holiday Pay401K matching program after 60 days of employment100% Company Life and Short-Term Disability CoverageEmployee Referral ProgramDIVERSITY COMMITMENT At ASTOUND, our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work but also an environment where our employees, customers, and the communities we operate exist in a safe, productive, and enriching environment for everyone. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, and other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. PI197751149

Keywords: Astound Group LLC, Portland , Business Development Executive, Other , Tualatin, Oregon

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