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Business Development Manager

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Position Summary:
As the Bendyworks Business Development Manager, your objective will be to identify, grow, develop, and manage potential and existing client relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Consult with C-level executives and project owners to maximize positive impact of Bendyworks’ talents within organizations
  • Conduct market research to prospect for potential customers
  • Collect market research data for internal strategic decision making
  • Collaborate with Bendyworks CEO to acquire buy-in from from necessary parties and close sales opportunities
  • Create proposals, presentations, and demonstrations for prospective clients
  • Advance sales engineering pursuits through collaboration with developers and designers
  • Negotiate project parameters with potential customers and communicate those parameters with Bendyworks CEO
  • Participate in developing Statements of Work
  • Maintain awareness of project staffing to set availability expectations with clients. Contribute to staff scheduling as appropriate
  • Leverage an existing large network and/or build one
  • Prepare sales reports. Communicate regularly with CEO, project management staff, and office administrator about activities
  • Follow up with former clients to maintain rapport and prospect for additional work

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills to build rapport with prospective and existing customers
  • Strong presentation and organizational skills
  • You consider sales to be your craft and have a passion to hone it over time
  • Ability to land projects ranging from $50k to $5mil
  • Must be able to effectively engage with leads nationally and eventually internationally
  • Occasional travel will be required. Must possess a valid driver’s license, vehicle, and good driving record. Must be comfortable with air travel
  • Must be a proficient computer user; knowledge of software programming is neither required nor a preference

Position Qualities:

  • Compensation mechanism, from commission to salary or somewhere in between, is negotiable
  • Full-time position with flexible hours

Apply

How? Send us as much of the following as you feel is relevant:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter or a note about why you would make a Good Bendyworker
  • Code samples or other samples of relevant work
  • Reference(s)
  • Email address
  • Whatever you feel comfortable sharing from the following sites: Github, LinkedIn, Dribbble, personal website/blog, Twitter
Apply

What We Offer

We have a fantastic environment, encourage work-life balance, provide great benefits, and value hard work.

  • Growth

    Growth

    A strong culture of learning, hosting Meetups, and our Technical Talks every Tuesday are just a few ways we encourage growth. Invited to speak at a conference? We'll pay your way!

  • Craft swap

    Craftsperson Swaps

    From time to time you can go visit another company! You go there and one of theirs comes here. You learn a lot about how they work and vice versa.

  • Paid Time off

    Paid Time Off

    Take some time to relax. We offer generous vacation and sick time. Should you be expecting, or expect to be expecting, we offer parental leave.

  • Health/Dental benefits

    Health/Dental

    We have a great health and dental plan. Keep the body and mind healthy, and your teeth shiny white.

  • Diversity

    Welcoming Environment

    We understand the importance of growing our community to be as inclusive as possible, and support such organizations as Rails Girls Summer of Code and events like RailsBridge.

  • Illustration

    Musical Guests

    Living next to a concert venue has its perks! Sometimes bands stop by and do a little acoustic jam sesh here.

  • Company Sponsored Events

    Company Sponsored Outings

    We encourage culture and chemistry by playing vintage video games, having a taco or two downstairs every Tuesday, or spending a summer day on the Pontoon Porch.

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