Business Development Specialist

<p class="p1">As part of their continued growth and sustained vision to remain&nbsp;a leader in their sector, our client is looking for a Sales Leader to join their team.</p> <p>Their motto is simple.."Our employees come first period.&nbsp;We&rsquo;ve grown our business with this mindset, it&rsquo;s the basis of everything we do: Employee First. We are one team, with one plan and everyone&rsquo;s included. This means we move forward together, leading with empathy and viewing all decisions through the lens of every employee.</p>

Chesterton, IN

Hunt Search Group

Hunt Search Group is a professional staffing firm providing direct hire and contract staffing solutions to companies across all industries. We accelerate organizations&rsquo; growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialized expertise in finance &amp; accounting, IT and engineering to precisely deliver talent for critical positions, enhancing the competitiveness of the organizations and people we serve. http://huntsearchgroup.com

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Experienced Sales Professional

Attractive salary and bonus component

Overview: <p class="p1">The Business Development Specialist is responsible for increasing community awareness and promoting the company&rsquo;s brand in the marketplace. This position will be responsible for developing ongoing relationships with referral agencies and community organizations. The Business Development Specialist will also be responsible for attending relevant networking and marketing events in order to expand business contacts and relationships.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Converts universe to traffic and drives traffic to property via local events, campaigns, advertising, and networking efforts</li> <li>Seeks new opportunities to expand our growing number of referral sources</li> <li>Conducts outreach and develop ongoing relationships with referral agencies, community/professional organizations and other sources</li> <li>Maintains relationships with community partners by reaching out to partners/referral sources weekly</li> <li>Follows up on potential referrals and cross sells other internal services with Leasing Consultant</li> <li>Attends relevant networking and marketing events in order to expand business contacts and relationships</li> <li>Maintains awareness of open inventory, overall market pricing, occupancy, and revenue goals for the community</li> <li>Promotes a high resident retention rate through resident referral programs, renewals, and community events</li> <li>Serves as an educational resource for residents, care givers, and staff members</li> <li>Use prescribed tools to track all outreach activity and results</li> <li>Communicate outreach results and metrics to Leasing Consultant, and collaborate on continuous improvement and performance of outreach efforts</li> <li>Ensures Leasing Consultant follows up with all communications and referrals</li> <li>Promotes the organization in a positive manner and sets the example for organizational standards for excellence</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Experience and/or training in a senior independent and/or assisted living community</li> <li>Knowledge and understanding of the senior market and various senior living products</li> <li>Ability to work well under pressure and complete assignments accurately</li> <li>Ability to work independently and manage time effectively</li> <li>Must exhibit a high degree of initiative and creativity, good judgment, and professional ethics</li> <li>Excellent communication and presentation skills</li> <li>Must be highly organized, able to prioritize, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment</li> <li>Previous experience with a CRM tool such as Salesforce preferred</li> </ul>