Sales Development Executive

  • Path 6355

    Chicago, Illinois

  • Group 6411

    $125,000 - $150,000 yearly

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  • Group 6413

    Job ID: 74437

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    Posted today

Onward Search is a specialized staffing and talent solutions company that helps professionals find top jobs with the nation’s leading brands. We’re looking to hire a Sales Development Executive for a global retail innovation agency to new business acquisition and drive revenue growth 

This is a Full Time opportunity with Base Salary + uncapped commission.

The role is located Onsite in Chicago, IL.

Sales Development Executive Responsibilities: 

  • Identify and develop new business opportunities, leveraging industry expertise and relationships to build a pipeline of executive-level enterprise opportunities.
  • Manage a diverse pipeline to account for varying sales timelines, continuously cultivating early-stage opportunities while guiding mature projects to execution.
  • Develop compelling business justifications and ROI for each opportunity, enhancing retail concepts and merchandising to expand the vertical market segment.
  • Lead deals through the entire sales lifecycle by building relationships and collaborating with key external and internal stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with other cross-functional teams to deliver for clients and close deals, exceeding revenue targets.
  • Develop account-level strategies to communicate our client's unique value proposition for custom point of sale and visual merchandising materials.
  • Maintain accurate and timely customer, pipeline, and forecast data in a CRM.

Sales Development Requirements: 

  • 8+ years of retail marketing experience, including demonstrated success in new business acquisition.
  • Proven ability to identify, win, and close new business.
  • Experience with brands and retail marketing.
  • Goal-oriented and results-driven, comfortable achieving quantitative sales goals.
  • Experience closing significant new business deals against a substantial annual quota.
  • Superior negotiation, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to build positive relationships with clients and peers.
  • Experience in the Point of Purchase vertical market segment is a plus.

Perks & Benefits: 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and more
  • Uncapped Commission

To learn more about this Sales Development Executive opportunity, apply now. Our recruitment team will be in touch, guide you through the interview process, and advocate on your behalf.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
  • Onward Search is a nationwide staffing agency and talent solutions provider specializing in creative, marketing and technology. Our clients are continuously turning to us to fill their open positions. Therefore, there is no application deadline for this position, as we are seeking candidates for this type of role across all our clients on an ongoing basis.

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