Fire & Security Business Development Consultant - Construction Sector

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Chicago, IL
$85,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 14, 2019
Job ID
Our client is a dynamic division of a Fortune 100 company, seeking a Business Development Consultant to develop new business for Fire and Security Products, calling into the Construction sector (commercial projects). The Fire and Security Business Development Consultant will focus on the Chicago area. 

This person will be responsible for developing and executing a business plan and meeting annual performance and financial objectives. This position requires skills of an aggressive, hardworking sales professional who is conceptual, creative and enjoys a fast pace sales environment. Exceptional communication skills and organizational skills are critical to the success of this person.

The Business Development Consultant will:
  • Partner with potential customers, establishing relationships & maximizing the business potential for both parties. 
  • Build trust and credibility at all levels of the customers’ organization, including decision-makers across the customers’ business functions and c-suite. 
  • Clearly articulate value and demonstrate how solutions map to a customers’ needs. 
  • Takes intelligent risks and achieves results by applying sound judgment and experience to every sales situation; shows tenacity and experience leading to results
Requirements for the Business Development Consultant
  • Associates degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Business to business selling experience
  • Technical background in Fire, Security, HVAC and Building Systems or IT (must be commercial Fire & Security Systems)
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • An ability to take initiative and work with limited direction
  • Ability to travel occasionally