Business Development Manager - Minneapolis, MN

Date Posted: 12/05/2019

Equity Staffing Group has a singular purpose “to be our customer’s first choice, this time and every time.” We are a Native American owned and operated staffing and consulting firm that has a national footprint which supports middle market companies and some of the finest Fortune 500 companies in the United States.

Our history of growth and success is a testament to the passion and quality of our people and, specifically, the quality of the services that we deliver to our customers, clients, and consultants.

Because our people are our greatest assets, we want to help them realize their full potential. With empowerment and ownership comes opportunity. People who are highly motivated, self-managed and relish the challenge of leadership while working within a team often find that Equity Staffing Group is a perfect fit.

Job Description:
We are adding to our team and are actively interviewing and looking for business development candidates. This is a great opportunity for anyone with the right work ethic, attitude, and drive who wants a career at an organization that has a proven track record to accommodate accelerated career advancement AND a best in class comp plan.

Day in the Life:
• Obtain work orders for contract, contract to hire and permanent placement of consultants and independent contractors using established sales methods.
• Responsible for all client communications, conflict resolution and compliance on client deliverables and ensuring profitability expectations are met.
• Review all major deliverables to ensure quality standards and client expectations are met.
• Ensure that client knowledge is transferred to appropriate teams/clients.
• Ensure that all processes and procedures are completed, quality standards are met, and that projects are profitable.
• Constant pursuit of opportunities for account growth and new business. Continuing prospecting in order to become a highly successful business person.
• Provide regular two-way communication between the client and team to provide strong team representation and set proper client expectations.

Skills and Experience:

• Minimum of 2 years of industry experience
• Ability to build strong relationships
• Willingness to “cold-call” and prospect for new business over the phone
• Self-confidence and a self-starter
• Must possess solid organizational and interpersonal skills and be detail oriented
• Motivated, goal oriented, persistent and a skilled negotiator
• High level of initiative and work well in a team environment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Handles stressful situations and deadline pressures well
• Plans and carries out responsibilities with minimal direction

Why Equity?

The Minneapolis market is wide open given the size of our current BDM team, which means vast, competitive and flexible territory opportunities. We are expanding our reach nationally as well as our local footprints which will lead to management and leadership opportunities.

Equity Staffing Group is one of the fastest growing Native American owned staffing companies in the United States. We are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Rocky Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council (RMMSDC).

Equity Staffing Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equity Staffing Group will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.