Sales & Business Development Assocaite

Midtown Manhattan, New York
Hourly salary (up to 25 hours per week) + sliding scale commission + bonuses
Jan 09, 2019
Flex Hours Sales position
Metro Area
New York
Part Time

The Flex Hours Sales and Business Development Associate role is for a Sales professional who is looking for an opportunity to sell sponsorships and exhibits in a B2B sophisticated market.  

The role is for someone who takes initiative to understand their clients’ needs and think strategically about making an appropriate well matched sale. This individual will be managing existing clients, as well as finding new opportunities to expand the events’ client base. This is an inside Sales position, so this person needs to be comfortable speaking on the phone and writing emails. Experience selling sponsorships and exhibits on conferences and/or an interest in Life Sciences are a plus, but not required.

The Role Requires:

  • A minimum of two years of professional work experience in B2B Sales 
  • Solid proposal writing skills
  • Strong research skills
  • A take charge personality and team player 
  • The ability to work with different levels of seniority 
  • A minimum of three, full days in the office or five half-days (up to 25 hours per week total)
  • Proficiency in Excel

The salary is $25 per hour and a sliding scale commission rate from 7-12% on closed sales. There are opportunities for bonuses and on-going training and support .

The Conference Forum is a life science industry research firm and from its research, it develops conferences to bring together amazing people who are doing amazing things to advance drug development for the benefit of patients. The company is a small, but well-established firm located in midtown Manhattan. We are a friendly, approachable customer-centric focused company both internally and externally.

When Applying: Applicants must state in their email when sending their resume what direct Sales experience they have in one brief paragraph. Applicants who do not include this information will not be considered. Thank you.

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