Business Development Manager


New York, NY

Industry: Telecommunications


5 - 7 years

Posted 28 days ago

  by    Morgan MacDonell

Industry: Telecommunications Services

Job Category: Sales / Marketing - Business Development / New Accounts

Base Salary - $100,000 to $110,000

Full-time Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available - No

Commission Compensation - Yes

Bonus Eligible - No

Overtime Eligible - No

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes


5+ to 7 years experience

Seniority Level - Mid-Senior

Management Experience Required - No

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Always

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No


Have you ever sold KVM switches?

Have you ever sold products for "control rooms."

The remote Business Development Manager will direct the sales efforts of Black Box's High Performance KVM and Visualization Systems for the Commercial and Industrial Control Room markets, including the Media & Entertainment Industry, Large Event Rental & Staging Companies, Energy & Utility Companies, Local and State Government Agencies for Traffic and Security operations, and Audio/Visual/Broadcast Systems Integrators and Consultants.

  • Successfully position Black Box's High Performance KVM and Visualization Systems within the context appropriate to the end users, specific partners, or vertical markets, utilizing Consultative Sales Techniques to sell such systems to clients across a variety of industries, with emphasis on building strong, long-lasting relationships
  • Responsible for meeting sales goals by developing new accounts, prospecting and qualifying incoming leads, leveraging our existing customer base, and soliciting client referrals
  • Deliver consistently against all revenue and profitability targets
  • Build, manage and maintain a substantial pipeline of qualified opportunities to support bookings target achievement with direct accounts and channel partner
  • Ensure that all pipeline activity is recorded and updated in
  • Negotiate pricing and contractual terms as required, in line with company guidelines
  • Track progress against targets on an ongoing basis
  • Demonstrate effective and collaborative use of all available resources
  • Develop practical and action orientated sales performance targets and plans, including but not limited to, GAP recovery and 30-60-90-day plans
  • Oversee the creation and delivery of accurate monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts and account plans
  • Leverage customer feedback and requests to inform new product and feature development
  • Present written quarterly reviews and annual plans to all levels of Black Box and partner management


  • Driven by the desire to be viewed by clients as a supportive, dedicated, and knowledgeable solutions consultant
  • At least 5+ years' experience in strategic account management, or other consultative client-facing role
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; able to communicate effectively at all levels within a wide range of clients, business partners, and team members
  • Enjoys technology and has a desire to become a subject matter expert in Black Box's software, hardware, and solution offerings
  • Self-starter who shows ability to creatively and efficiently solve problems
  • Analytically-minded and can easily calculate gross profit margins and markups
  • Strong sense of urgency in completing tasks – able to set priorities, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines
  • Takes initiative to do online research on clients, industries, and competitors
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of tools and Salesforce.comCRM
  • Ability to travel 70%


  • Bachelor's degreepreferred
  • CTS or CTS–D Certification is a plus


$100K - $110K