Business Development Manager Opportunity

Elire has an opening for a highly driven Business Development Manager to join our sales team. We prefer candidates local to Minneapolis area; however we are willing to look at candidates residing anywhere in the contiguous United States.

Specific Responsibilities

Maintain loyalty from existing customers through regular review visits. Call on potential customers to introduce our services to attempt to win new business. Understand customers’ business and requirements. Participate in the negotiation of the terms of an agreement using persuasion skills to conclude the sale. Gather market and customer information. Develop marketing strategies including participation at exhibitions and conferences. Advise on forthcoming market trends. Record sales information and create reports for Management. Participate in creating/maintaining sales business process and yearly plan. Review sales performance on a regular basis and compare to plan. Participate in the recruitment of qualified candidates to fill service orders with an aggressive timescale. Prepare and respond to large RFI’s and RFP’s.

Experience

Should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in services sales, knowledge/experience in ERP Software is a plus Candidates should have well-developed people management and mentoring skills, as the expectation is the size of Elire will continue to grow Experience with business development or presales support will be an added advantage

Technical Skills

Candidate should possess a working knowledge of a Customer Relationship System.  Knowledge of Salesforce.com is a plus.

Other

Ability to lead and manage multiple teams Experience in people management Experience in proposal preparation for large bids Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English Exposure to Sales support activities Must be open to travel Must have proven track record

Compensation

Elire offers a base salary plus unlimited bonus potential and a competitive benefits package. If you meet these qualifications and are interested in joining the Friends of Elire network please apply now. Elire is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Created from the merging of several top software-consulting firms, Elire has been recognized by Oracle as both an Oracle Certified Service Provider (CSP), and a Partner in the Oracle Partner Network (OPN) in the PeopleSoft Enterprise Product Focus Area. Over eighty clients in the Public and Fortune 500 Financial, Services, and Utilities Sectors have benefited from Elire’s hands-on guidance and knowledge. We help achieve success by efficiently implementing, integrating, and upgrading software investments. We employ consultants with world-class skills and experience.

To learn more visit our website at www.elire.com