Business Development Lead (Electrical Industry exp req)

Charleston, South Carolina, United States | Full-time

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Business Development Lead (Electrical Industry exp req)
Location: Charleston, SC
Salary: $80,000 – $125,000 (DOE) + Performance Bonus + Benefits
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k w/ 4% match, PTO, Holidays, Long-Term Disability,
$600 monthly Car allowance + Gas Card
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel: Mostly Local with some travel out of state
Typical Hours: 8am – 5pm
Sponsorship not available

Business Development Lead (Electrical Industry exp req) Description

Our client in the Construction industry is looking for a Business Development Lead to add to their team. Reporting to the President, you will be responsible for leading and managing business development through outreach and engagement of strategic customer areas. You will focus on developing new client relationships and fortifying existing longtime client relationships, with the goal of expanding business in our strategic market segments. The ideal candidate knows the electrical construction industry in the Eastern U.S. marketplace and already has many contacts in the industry. This is a great opportunity to work for a family-owned company that is recognized as a leader in the electrical specialty contractor industry.

Business Development Lead (Electrical Industry exp req) Responsibilities

• Proactively identify, qualify, and position the organization on all business development activities for all key company offerings including electrical work for commercial, industrial, airfield lighting, and service
• Lead company’s outreach to prospects and strategic clients to understand their needs, priorities, and challenges
• Nurture relationships with existing clients, as well as prospective clients
• Set annual and individual goals for all forms of contact with prospects and existing clients including phone, email, and face to face engagements
• Continually research project opportunities through networking, personal relationships, cold calling, reading of industry publications, attending community events and participating in industry-related organizations
• Perform market trends analysis and lead the coordination of introductory meetings with prospective customers

Business Development Lead (Electrical Industry exp req) Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree required
• 10+ years of business development experience required
• 10+ years of construction industry required
• Project management experience a plus
• Estimating experience a plus
• Knowledge of commercial and industrial electrical installations required
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills