At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.
The Business Development Manager is the representative of the Company responsible for contacting, meeting and establishing new business relationships in various markets for the purpose of securing profitable relationships.
Experience: A minimum of 5 years experience in increasing levels of responsibility with proven success in marketing or business development. Strong sales background, particularly in construction/design build, or selling to the private education market is helpful. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to produce highly professional proposals and presentations. Maintain memberships and participate in organizations and events.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Report on planned and executed sales activities to appropriate levels of management, generate a specified volume of business within an established time frame, accountability for client deliverables such as proposals and presentations that demonstrate innovation and differentiate Gilbane in the marketplace, maintain a CRM system to track opportunities, keep management apprised of current and anticipated market conditions, maintain a strong network, and support ongoing client relationships after project start-up. Regional and occasional outside region travel is required.
Education Requirement: The successful candidate should be a BS or MS [Business, Marketing, or related field preferred] graduate.