Farm Business Consultants

  • Business Development Coordinator - Saskatoon, SK

    Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/29/2018 10:23 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1620
    # of Positions
    1
    Job Category
    Sales/Business Development
  • Overview

    POSITION OVERVIEW

     

    Are you looking for variety? One day you are in the office, the next day you are attending a community event with a colleague to promote FBC?

    Do you feel great when you help a client? FBC has helped Farm and Small Business owners across Canada save $27 million in taxes last year alone. You can be part of the team that made that happen.

     

    The Business Development Coordinator (BDC) executes marketing strategies to support FBC’s Business Development Representatives (BDR’s) in achieving their sales. As our BDC, you will prospect for new clients by attending events, tradeshows, speaking engagements, research, webchat, and social media. This role demands a high degree of professionalism and strong organization skills to meet members and prospects to gather information and enter data in the CRM system. As BDC, you will have strong collaboration and relationship building skills and act as a liaison between Members (clients), prospects and sales staff.

    WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE  

    • Proven experience meeting prospecting targets
    • Experience researching, booking and attending target market events
    • Strong prospecting and networking skills with the ability to build relationships over the phone
    • Excel in social media platforms to create brand awareness, enhance relationships to generate leads and foster referrals
    • Superior communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills
    • Diligence and accuracy in updating prospect and lead information in the CRM system.
    • Strong phone presence and experience dialing dozens of calls per day
    • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communications skills

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Partner with Marketing to actively seek out and attend tradeshows and special events
    • Research target markets and build prospect lists and implement plans to connect with prospects
    • Manage social media marketing to achieve inbound leads and brand recognition
    • Proactively reach out to prospects to develop and maintain relationships to generate appointments
    • Manage relationships with current Members and develop new relationships with prospects, providing education of services.
    • Support our Marketing team by managing materials inventory, social media posts, and other activities.
    • Schedule daily meetings between the Business Development Representative with potential Members through the CRM system

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    • A minimum of a grade 12 education
    • A 2-year business admin or marketing diploma and/or equivalent work experience
    • Proficient working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of products
    • Experience in working tradeshows – delivering measurable results – is a strong asset
    • 1 year or more of sales experience (preferably in Tele-Sales and/or with intangibles or services) will be highly regarded
    • Salesforce or other Customer Relationship Management (CRM)/database software experience is an asset

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS 

    • Work is performed in an office and involves some paid travel to areas in and around community
    • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are required

     WHY FBC? 

    A career with FBC provides: 

    • An opportunity to develop your career with ongoing training in a supportive team environment
    • Career advancement opportunities – FBC has a promote from within focus
    • Medical, Dental, Life, Disability coverage, and a Health Spending Account
    • A charitable donation matching program for all staff

    Join us and build a career with FBC!

    APPLY TODAY! 

    Please submit current cover letter and resume, in one document, via our Careers page at www.fbc.ca . Search for Job I.D. 2018-1620 and click on the "Apply for this job online" button at the bottom of the job posting.

    Deadline for submissions: June 29th, 2018, or as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Reviews of submissions will begin immediately.

    Please note: while we thank you for your interest, only those applicants selected to proceed through the hiring process will be contacted.

    Only applications submitted through our careers page will be considered.

     

    ABOUT FBC

    Farm Business Consultants (FBC) has helped Farm and Small Business owners across Canada save a total of $27 million in taxes last year alone. We have over 65 years in business and branches from British Columbia to Nova Scotia. FBC brings together a strong team of tax experts with one of Canada’s most sophisticated tax engines to ensure our Members pay the least amount of taxes over the long run. Our customers benefit from our industry leading Membership model that provides year-round services. Members count on FBC for proactive tax planning, business consulting, the best possible tax return, and the security of audit protection through their Membership. You are invited to visit us at www.fbc.ca to learn more about our products and services. 

    FBC is committed to maintaining a respectful and inclusive workplace. We strive to provide accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation may be made at any stage of the recruitment and selection process providing the applicant meets the bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted. 

    To receive a copy of a job posting in an alternative format, please contact us at accessibility@fbc.ca.

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