• Business Development Specialist

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/10/2018 12:26 PM)
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  • Overview

    What’s in it for you?


    Vectorworks, Inc. is looking for an individual to join our expanding sales and channel operations team who can help define long-term organizational strategic goals, build key channel relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and closes business deals and maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions.


    The Business Development Specialist reports to the Director of Channel Operations and is a highly consultative sales professional responsible for growing our customer base through the acquisition of new channel partners.


    It’s an exciting time to join the Vectorworks family, and if you are looking for an opportunity to have a lasting impact on a growing team, we hope you’ll take the time to learn more about this role!



    In this role, you should expect to:


    • Develop and execute strategies for increasing Vectorworks’ international sales through the acquisition of new channel partners
    • Achieve sales goal each year through new customer growth within acquired channel partners
    • Acquire a deep understanding of Vectorworks and be able to present our company and product stories to prospective partners
    • Work closely with support, operations and implementation staff to provide new channel partners with a successful onboarding experience
    • Work closely with marketing and product marketing to provide feedback on market needs in order to develop the tools needed to acquire new channel partners and make them successful
    • Use companywide CRM system to track sales opportunities and report weekly on activities and accomplishments
    • Provide accurate sales forecasting
    • Monitor channel, market and competitor activities and provide recommendations to help Vectorworks increase sales
    • Travel for in-person meetings with customers and partners when appropriate
    • Attend industry functions such as association events and conferences



    Why do you want this job? Because you are:


    • A true business development professional with the desire to connect the visions of the company with your job
    • A self-starter with the ability to think critically, multi-task, and keep up in a fast-paced environment

     Why do we want you? Because you have:

    •  A Bachelors’ Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or a related field preferred
    • Over 5 years’ experience in direct sales or business development
    • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and create sales
    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
    • Thorough knowledge of sales principles, negotiating tactics, and international business etiquette
    • Deep understanding of changing market dynamics
    • Entrepreneurial spirit


    Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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