Job Responsibilities : Manager, Business Development (Minnesota)
Salary : $125000 per year
Company : Amex
Location : Remote us
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The Manager of Business Development’s key responsibility is to solicit merchants in the Minnesota area to accept the American Express Card as a form of payment from their customers focusing on B2B sales. This position will identify key merchant prospects with up to $300M in annual revenue and implement effective sales strategies and solutions. Managers of Business Development utilize their in-depth knowledge of American Express, the industry and their prospects to provide solutions. Additional responsibilities include: gathering and disseminating marketplace and competitive information, coordinating all internal resources necessary to facilitate each sale, and executing proper account set-up and merchant training.
Successful Mangers of Business Development use their prospecting and cold calling skills to identify, filter and qualify leads to effectively manage a pipeline of prospects. They plan strategically, research and are knowledgeable about the industries and markets they call on. They possess strong analytical, organizational, decision-making, negotiation, oral, written and interpersonal skills. Strong financial acumen is also necessary in order to effectively explain the financial and marketing value of product solutions to close sales. Managers of Business Development must also possess the ability to prepare and present formal presentations and use their excellent consultative solution selling skills to ensure long-term relationship building and meet business goals.
- Proficiency with PC applications (MS Office, Outlook, Excel, Power Point).
- Proficiency with Salesforce.com an asset.
- Working knowledge of related American Express products and services is considered an asset.