Business Development Manager

Chicago (Loop), IL

Post Date: 01/08/2018 Job ID: BDM-Loop Industry: Staffing Pay Rate: $40,000 to $50,000 base + commision + annual bonus

We are an Accounting and Finance Staffing Firm with offices in Schaumburg and Chicago (Loop).  We are currently looking for a Business Development Manager to join our growing team!  This role will primarily be working with our Staff Augmentation Division.  This is a high-visibility, hands-on role that will give you the opportunity to reap the benefits of a generous bonus structure.

At Mark/Ryan Associates, we offer base + bonus compensation plan and benefits package along with work/life balance.  We are a small firm with a heart and understand that aside from kicking butt at your job, you're also a person with a life and family. 

This job requires an employee to be able to perform all functions necessary to utilize market knowledge and activity to develop and maintain accounts through outside sales activity. The position’s daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Development and maintenance of branch accounts through outside sales activity as well as generating new sales leads
  • Develop partnership relationships between opportunities, building profile of organizational structure, client focus business with key contacts
  • Strengthen client relationships through 3 client lunches per week, 10 on site client visits and phone contact with regular follow-up
  • Effectively utilize one day a week to develop bids and proposals, strategize with inside staff and schedule sales activities for the week
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date fact sheets or related documents on all clients and targeted potential clients
  • Work closely with Temp and Consulting teams to insure account maintenance and maximum revenue development
  • Solicit opportunities to speak before professional organizations and business groups
  • Prepare and appropriately documents sales reports for all weekly sales activity, market and competitor information, business and market trends



  • 4 year Bachelor degree

  • 1+ year(s) experience in a biz dev role

  • Superior communication and customer service skills; both written and verbal

  • Excellent time management skills, and the ability to manage your own business

  • Outstanding problem solving ability

  • Microsoft Word and Excel and PC based knowledge

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