Business Development Manager

Company Name:
Paramount Solutions Inc
ITA Group creates and manages events, incentives and recognition programs that align and motivate our clients' people. ITA Group is searching for a talented Business Development Manager (BDM) to work in our Hoffman Estates sales office. The BDM is responsible for creating demand for ITA Group's products and services and generating new business.

Position requirements include:
o Bachelor's degree with a concentration of studies in the area of marketing, communications, journalism, advertising or promotions
o Ten years successful experience selling intangibles, services or consulting
o Fortune 1000 sales experience
o Selling to sales and marketing executives at the highest levels within an organization
o Effective selling techniques and strategies
o Clear understanding of marketing applications and solutions and the ability to develop marketing strategies in targeted industries.
o Excellent written and oral presentation skills
o Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and superior customer service, while maintaining a positive attitude and work environment
o Ability to manage multiple responsibilities
o Ability to be creative while analytically viewing challenges to develop client-focused solutions
o Excellent relationship building skills with a strong business acumen and aptitude to identify key business issues
If you meet the above qualifications and have a passion to learn our clients' business and solve their problems, we are interested in talking with you.
ITA Group is committed to providing employee-owners with an environment conducive to professional and financial growth and offers a competitive benefits program which is designed to meet the needs of our team members. Our benefits package adds approximately 35% to total compensation. Some highlights of our benefit package include:
o Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
o Health, Dental and Vision plans
o 401K with company match
o Paid Time Off
More Information About the Job
What?s exciting about this opportunity?
MORE INFORMATION: -Compensation breakdown: -Base+advance on future earned commission+commission -Base+advance=$120-130k, which is a guaranteed salary -Year 1: 0 earn through, the candidate will not have to "pay back" the commission before earning additional commission (on top of the $120k salary) -Year 2: 50% earn through -Year 3: 100% earn through -Local candidates with previous relationships are ideal. Look for candidates with relationship with fortune 500 companies or Fortune 1000 -Will not offer relocation -Travel: There will be local travel in their market and to the Corporate office in Des Moines, Iowa. Candidates will most likely also travel on the programs they manage, like incentive trips and meetings--they will be helping to manage the program or event. Program operations could last anywhere from 5-10 days at a time -Candidates will be working out of a sales office reporting up to the Regional VP. Usually there are anywhere from 4-7 sales people in each office. Most offices have a strategic account planner that will work with the regional team of sales people as well. type of candidate: Someone will about 6-10 years, up and comers, someone who is highly motivated, very driven, should be good problem solvers and critical thinkers. Candidates must be able to develop strong partnerships with clients to become an extension of their companies. Preferred industries: open but technology could definitely be helpful, there are tech components within our solutions Why ITA? ITA Group is 100% employee owned, there is a great financial benefit to being a fully employee owned company. Great collaboration with employees as well. ITAGroup is financially strong, zero debt. We are very transparent with financials and clients as well. We pride ourselves on our integrity. We are always striving to do whats right for the company and client.
What are you looking for on the resume, and why?
Please also include in your submission notes: 1. Last 3 years compensation 2. Biggest sale made 3, Average sale 4. Why they are looking/interested in the position
What kinds of people succeed in your organization?
Candidates with strong track records of success in a hunter sales role and career stability. Looking especially for candidates that have either sold technology or an intangible solution/service. Candidates who tend to have experience with the same position for more than 2-3 years can demonstrate their proven track records.

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