Business Development Manager

Hartford, CT | Full-time

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Business Development Manager
Location: Hartford, CT
Salary: $60,000 - $80,000
Benefits: Medical, Dental, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Educational Reimbursement and Product Discounts
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel: 25-35%
Start Date: ASAP
Sponsorship is not available for this role
Relocation assistance available

Business Development Manager Description

Our client in the building materials industry is looking for a Business Development Manager to join their team near Hartford, CT. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, you will be responsible for prospecting potential business. You will be a product expert and your success will be marked by your leads. Our client is looking for someone with business development experience preferably with experience in the building materials industry. To be successful in this role, you must be a natural relationship builder, data driven and highly organized. This is a great opportunity with a solid and stable company looking to continue to expand.

Business Development Manager Responsibilities

• Identify and create business opportunities
• Build business relationships with key industry influences
• Successfully generate new business leads
• Research organizations and individuals to find new opportunities
• Make outbound calls to potential prospects within industry verticals
• Attend industry trade shows, meetings and events
• Help create new marketing material to support industry vertical growth
• Remain up-to-date on products and industry trends
• Find improvement opportunities

Business Development Manager Qualifications

• Associate’s degree required
• Business development experience required
• Networking experience required; tradeshow experience preferred
• Microsoft Office experience required
• CRM experience required, Hubspot experience a plus
• Building materials, agriculture, horticulture and cannabis industry experience strongly preferred