Business Development Support Specialist

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 09-15-2017
Our client, a global leader in customer loyalty solutions is in search of an Account Executive with a focus on Retail clients and solutions.  As a Business Development Support Specialist, your primary responsibilities include reporting and analytics, administrative duties, preparing high-level presentations and client follow-up.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Qualify leads and delegate individual leads to sales team
  • Follow up with clients on the telephone for administrative purposes
  • Maintain an organized and accessible file system for administrative and sales professionals
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of proposal creation, ensuring required timelines are met.
  • Participate in discussions with internal and external stakeholders to obtain a full understanding of requirements for each proposal.
  • High-level interaction all team members, upper management, and various internal departments to prepare the proposal; manage assignment, collection and organization of proposal content to develop a complete presentation.
  • Proofread to ensure continuity of presentations and documentation i.e. Copyedit for format, grammar, style, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Work with the business development team, ensuring checklist including financial analysis has been completed for all new accounts.
  • Provide administrative assistance to executives and management team members as required
  • Perform data entry duties with regard to sales figures, metrics, and other key data
  • Format sales presentations in PowerPoint 
  • Identify Continuous Improvement opportunities to improve effectiveness of the team

Qualifications

  • Outgoing and likable personality
  • Strong time management skills
  • 3-5 years of Account support experience
  • Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PPT, Access Etc.
  • Superior MS PowerPoint skills to prepare internal presentations
  • Experience supporting sales team and marketing team
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment
  • Proven ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to listen attentively, respond effectively and resolve client issues
  • Ability to project manage through planning and scheduling
  • Creative Design back ground an asset
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional Verbal and Written Communication Skills
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