New Business Development Mgr
Avention Inc. delivers prospect and business intelligence information on
millions of companies and executives worldwide -- optimizing clients' sales
and marketing efforts and assisting with business-to-business research
activities. Avention combines and organizes content from over 50
world-class suppliers and supports over 70 unique data fields, providing
unparalleled data accuracy and information depth.
Avention has an exciting opportunity for New Business Development Managers
based in Dallas, Austin, or Houston. We are looking for someone who is
passionate about what they do and is driven to succeed.
As a New Business Development Manager, this position is responsible for
identifying new business opportunities and generating sales revenue. This
position is also responsible for developing key client relationships
through the sales process.
Responsible for identifying new business by selling into assigned
Develop key client relationships.
Develop expertise on assigned clients and their business.
Grow sales typically through consultative selling with significant revenue
Meet or exceed sales budget and for the delivery of service to meet the
Build effective partnership relationships with key individuals including
the decision-makers within the appropriate segments.
Manage expenses wisely.
Develop and update of the monthly forecast.
Manage client expectations while working to create a feeling of mutual
respect between the Company and the client.
Direct programs from start to finish, including obtaining cost estimates,
preparing contracts, and developing procedures to assist in the
organization of information (critical paths, status reports).
Communicate client objectives and be able to translate difficult as well as
technical needs to sales support for the successful execution of the
Maintain extensive knowledge of all Company products, services, and systems
to successfully service and cultivate accounts.
Take initiative to enhance knowledge of the relevant vertical market
Travel 10 to 25% of time.
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities
Analytical, decision making, and problem solving skills.
Product and project management skills.
Proven sales, negotiating, and presentation skills.
Must be able to handle difficult situations; make decisions, sometimes with
incomplete information; and deliver unfavorable news in a professional,
Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the Company and
with business contacts outside the Company in an articulate, professional
Strong verbal and written communications.
Self-initiative, professionalism, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work effectively and contribute within a team environment and
Ability to build and sustain trust among customers and colleagues.
Ability to make independent choices regarding matters of significance to
Education, Experience, and Certification
Bachelor's Degree in related field of study or equivalent required.
7 plus years experience selling corporate software, cloud-based software,
data intelligence products or BI/CI product is required.
Proven track record of performance.
We hope you make the decision to join us by submitting your cover letter
and resume to
Avention was named one of the 50 Best Companies to Sell for in 2013 by
Selling Power magazine. We provide our employees with competitive benefits
packages including medical insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance,
Short Term/Long Term Disability, 401k, PTO and paid holidays.