Rice Communications has an immediate need for an energetic and passionate Business Development Specialist to help us bring game-changing branding and communication consulting services to market. This person will be responsible for defining new business opportunities, researching prospects, developing target customer lists, and reaching out to potential clients utilizing both traditional and digital channels.
The right person for this position will have a strong entrepreneurial mindset and a drive to help businesses achieve their marketing goals. He or she will be organized, responsible, and responsive, with excellent writing and presentation skills. The key to success will be the ability to balance creativity and marketing expertise with strong traditional sales skills like networking, cold calling, and closing. The Business Development Specialist will serve as the liaison between the Rice Communications and the client throughout the sales cycle.
Direct client contact and relationship building will be a daily requirement. As this position comes with a great deal of flexibility, the successful candidate must be exceptionally motivated and disciplined. Electronic communication will be an integral part of the job, so a high degree of comfort with technology is essential. Impeccable integrity is a non-negotiable requirement.
This is a six-month contract (1099) assignment, with potential for permanent placement for the right candidate. Compensation will be commission-based.
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