Business Development Manager


Los Angeles, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 283 days ago

  by    Benjamin Workman

This job is no longer available.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for aggressively growing U.S. sales through our dealer partnerships and direct sales. This role creates long-term value and profits for the organization from customers, markets, and relationships by sourcing, developing and implementing growth opportunities within the organization and its partners.

Essential Job Functions:


  • Prospect new clients and develop ?blue ocean? business opportunities
  • Meet assigned sales, profit, and market growth objectives through direct key accounts sales and dealer sales
  • Build and maintain strong customer relationships with key decision makers
  • Create strategic and tactical account plans for growing new and existing accounts
  • Forecast salestargets and ensure they are met
  • Develop plans of actions if profitability targets or opportunities are missed * Provide regular, value-added sales solutions i.e. sales consultations, dealer training, customer events, product demonstrations, and technical support resolutions
  • Integrate all weekly sales activities into CRM systems for timely, accurate management reporting RequiredExperience
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Adaptive presentation skills for speaking with large or small groups
  • Experienceselling to all levels of decision makers within manufacturing and technical engineering environments
  • Well balanced customer focus, ambition, and drive to get things done
  • Commitment to travel as required to support assigned markets
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and professionalism at all times
  • Working knowledge of SAP, or similar CRM software Additional Eligibility



  • At least 5years CNC machine tools or technical industrialsales
  • At least 5years of customer development, new account and territory management

Competitor product and application machine tool knowledge Competencies

  • Customer Relationship building
  • Strong Technical aptitude
  • Account Development
  • Territory Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Verbal & Written Communication Proficiency
  • Competitive Market Knowledge
  • Time Management & Follow Through
  • Business Acumen
  • Professionalism

Travel: 30-40% including work site of national and international customers

Supervisory Responsibility: 


This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach, consultant, trainer, and mentor for other personnel especially within the assigned dealer network.

Job Type: Full-time


  • customer and new account development: 5years
  • CNC machine tools or technical industrialsales: 5years
  • Territory Management: 5years
  • SAP,, or similar CRM: 4years


  • High school or equivalent

Job Location:

  • California