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Business Development Associate - Union/Middlesex Counties

Responsibilities


RECRUITMENT



  • Meet and exceed specific retail expansion goals by recruiting new quality retail business on an ongoing basis

  • Generate leads based upon local market research and relevant retail metrics provided by independent research firms; local market expertise to generate local market intelligence and use company provided lead lists.

  • Research new opportunities for acquiring quality potential retailer listings

  • Presents and educates new prospects on intrinsic benefits associated with lottery to their core business generated by traffic building advertising and promotion and convey the optimum positioning

  • Design and develop professional sales presentations to overcome specific prospective retailer concerns in business-critical areas

  • Provides ideas and suggestions regarding new effective sales tools

  • Maintain relevant industry and product knowledge coupled with compelling new product consumer benefits

  • Follow up with a prospect from the initial sales presentation through licensing process and lottery equipment installation. Work with accounts that were not approved to sell lottery due to tax delinquencies or credit issues advises and guides retailers to resolution and approval where possible

  • Maintains timely and accurate documentation on new business development sales activities

  • Provides Supervisor with needed analysis to help in recruitment efforts

  • Provides customer needs analysis to Marketing and Sales departments

  • Present to business groups and attend tradeshows or business group meetings to discuss lottery retailer opportunities and present Lottery benefits



RETENTION



  • React quickly to cancel requests by engaging retailers to uncover cancel reasons. Overcome cancel reasons by addressing specific customer issues and reinforcing the benefits and value of lottery.

  • Keep in contact with retailers throughout the licensing process



Education/Experience



  • Bachelor s Degree in business, sales/marketing or related field or equivalent experience

  • Three to five years of related commercial sales experience, business recruitment, account acquisition



Essential Requirements



  • Sales closing skills

  • Must be able to cold call on businesses and ultimately sign up new retailers

  • Must be able to speak clearly and persuasively with strong interpersonal skills

  • Expresses self well in group or in one-to-one conversations

  • Must be able to produce written materials that are clear, concise and easily understood

  • Effective time management and organizational skills



Preferred Skills



  • Fluency in Spanish

  • Previous experience selling in the bar/restaurant industry



General



  • Travel with in assigned territory nearly 100% of time worked, understanding that territory can change

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time

  • Must be able to walk long distances

  • Must have a valid driver s license and good driving record

  • Required to live in or in proximity to area of coverage




IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged. IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.





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