Business Development Support Specialist

Less than 5 years experience  •  Retail / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Mississauga, ON
Less than 5 years experience
Retail / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

About This Opportunity

As the Business Development and Marketing Support Specialist you will be responsible for a variety of matters including lead management, reporting and analytics, and assisting with administrative and creative elements for proposals, RFPs, and website updates.  These duties will require: working very closely with Business Development and Marketing teams as well as otherinternal teams.  You will play a strong role in shaping presentations for internal and external presentations and work within well-defined deadlines. As a Support Specialist you will report to the Director of Business Development.


The ideal candidate will have an outgoing and like-able personality with a sincere interest in administrative functions and developing top notch PowerPoint presentations.


  • Competitive salary and benefits including employer contributions to RRSP’s 
  • Career advancement in a fast growing global company 
  • Being a part of a fun and exciting team that is passionate about the payments and prepaid industries




  • 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 time-lines are met.
  • Participate in discussions with internal and external stakeholders to obtain 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. Copy edit for format, grammar, style, punctuation, and spelling.

  • Work with the business development team, ensuring check list 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


  • 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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