Business Development Associate
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Advancing Women Executives
New York, NY, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Business Development Associate

Business Development Associate - Accelerator Program
Advancing Women Executives LLC

What does it feel like working for a company where clients every day say to you, "Thank you for doing what you do!"?
What does it feel like working for a company where you're impacting positive change in the world?
What does it feel like working for a company where you are constantly learning?
What does it feel like working for a company where you're stimulated intellectually by your peers while, at the same time, laughing and not taking yourself too seriously?
It feels great and this is what working at AWE feels like every day.

Advancing Women Executives (AWE) is a leadership program with the mission to accelerate the careers of women to improve the global economy. AWE provides VP-level and above corporate executive women the opportunity to build cross-functional and cross-industry relationships in a safe, locally based environment. AWE’s services include events, training, executive coaching and one-on-one introductions to peers. AWE currently works with corporate executive women at companies based in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. We’ve partnered with almost 500 executives from over 100 Fortune 500 companies.

We are currently seeking a Sales Associate to join our team. The Sales Associate will apply strategic thinking, business writing, problem solving ability and interpersonal skills to assist the Regional Director in pursuit of business outcomes. The position is based in New York.

Key Responsibilities:

Inside Sales/Scheduling:
Engage with senior-level corporate executive women to proactively schedule and confirm sales meetings through cold-calling and lead generation campaigns;
Gather business intelligence on companies, leads and qualified prospects;
Partner with Regional Director to create customized plans for assigned territories to support sales cycle success and to drive urgency;
Ensure that CRM database contains accurate account details and contact information;
Prepare pre-visit materials for prospect interactions;
Shadow and participate in calls, visits, presentations and web walk-throughs;
Schedule follow-up calls accordingly.

Gathering Support:
Coordinate Gathering logistics, i.e. invitations, marketing materials, name tags, speaker gifts;
Gathering onsite support, including check-in, material/gift coordination.
Successful candidates will possess:

True belief in AWE’s mission to significantly improve the number of women in senior management and on board seats;
The spirit to “Be Bold” and fearless in representing AWE, even during its start-up phase;
Spirit of generosity and service;
Intellectual curiosity and drive to problem solve;
Past work experience in a sales position; e.g. internship or part-time job;
Natural ability to connect with people and to be a connector for people;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Solid understanding of business concepts and ability to quickly learn function overviews;
Exceptional ability to establish credibility with senior-level executives;
Effective time management skills and ability to work well under pressure;
Flexibility and agility in a high-growth environment;
Excellent organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills;
Strong attention to detail;
Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness;
Advanced computer and internet search skills;
Great sense of humor;
Bachelor’s Degree required.

AWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer