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Business Development Associate

The Position

A Business Development Associate/Representative is the first point of contact for a potential customer. The role involves doing market research, identifying potential customers, and reaching out to them via email and phone to clarify and identify their business needs.

About LaunchSource

LaunchSource is a Career Accelerator that helps entry-level candidates prepare for and land jobs at high growth tech startup companies. While many companies are looking for candidates with 2-3 years of experience, we specialize in getting candidates with little to no experience in front of hiring managers at great companies! We believe that you are more than just a resume and our goal is to help you show off your skills in a unique way. There is no prior experience needed. Simply apply and someone on the team will reach out to see if this is right for you.

Our Partner Company

Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, our partner-company provides a SaaS-based marketplace solutions platform. They are now looking to add new members to their Sales Team to identify and prospect potential customers for their constantly evolving and growing platform of services. Prior technology expertise is NOT required.

Offering a base salary with a generous bonus structure and great benefits

Responsibilities of a Business Development Associate:

Conduct research on prospective clients and maintain a database of business opportunities
Communicate with potential customers over the phone and via email to effectively identify their business needs
Follow-up on inbound inquiries via phone and email
Develop a deep understanding of the company’s solutions and products, closely follow industry trends, and over time build key client relationships

What our client is looking for:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A desire to start a career in sales and business development
  • A passion for learning and professional development
  • A strong work ethic and proven record of meeting and exceeding goals
  • A proven track record of achievement, and a desire to be part of a winning team
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, winning and fun environment

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent written/communication skills
  • Desire to succeed
  • Tech-Savvy is a plus, but not necessary
  • Available to work full time in the Greater Boston Area in the next 30 days
  • Authorized to work in the United States
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