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Business Development Manager (Location: Chicago)

Company: Post University
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Manager, Partner EngagementJob Summary Post University is seeking a highly skilled Partner Engagement Manager to add to our rapidly growing team. This business development position requires a passion to support the educational goals and directives of our partners through promotion, outreach, marketing, and onsite activities. Your exceptional relationship building and people skills, along with your intuitive nature to uncover strategic opportunities for both partner and organizational success, will be utilized as you represent the organization at a variety of engagements, including job fairs, orientations, regional and national conferences, and other meetings/events. We seek self-motivated and enthusiastic team members to help us continue our unmatched support of our partners and to position Post University as the desired destination for working professionals to continue their education. To perform this job successfully, you must possess a sales mentality, an altruistic personality, and the ability to uncover, recognize, and seize upon strategic opportunities. The PEM will work with a group of focused and passionate individuals that share the same goals while leveraging our knowledge and experience within the higher education industry.Territory: ChicagoResponsibilities:

  • Procure new organizational partnerships and maintain/develop assigned existing relationships.
  • Meet with current and prospective partners to understand their goals and develop student facing activities that support those goals
  • Meet and exceed monthly event and lead goals within assigned partnership base
  • Develop and attend events to market programs, develop inquires, referrals, generate word-of-mouth advertising, and deepen/expand relationships
  • Maintain and document activity in CRM, maintain a consistent pipeline of prospective opportunities for partnership, and adhere to all internal requirements for documentation, processes, and regulatory requirements
  • Completes other duties as assigned Qualifications: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions):
    • You currently reside in the Chicago area..
    • BA/BS in a directly relevant discipline - master's degree is a plus.
    • 3-5 years of successful B2B sales/business development experience
    • 2+ years providing educational services and benefits a plus.
    • Have/can establish strong relationships within healthcare and other key industries
    • Motivated, ambitious, energetic, service mindset, strategic thinker
    • Experience presenting to/interacting with audiences at all levels, including executive
    • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Appealing personality and can quickly build rapport and inspire trust, naturally effective when interacting with a wide variety of people in individual and group environments.
    • Flexible and adaptable, recognized as a team player, enjoys collaboration and sharing successes, and possesses a very high degree of integrity.
    • Relationship development via cold-calling, face-to-face interactions, phone outreach, professional/social networking and written communication.
    • Proven ability to identify, pursue and develop relationships with public and private corporations, professional and trade associations, governmental agencies, NGOs
    • High level of proficiency - Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft BI)
    • Must be able to travel within territory (up to 70%), and to conferences as needed (10%) MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESNone POSITION IN ORGANIZATIONREPORTS TO: Regional Director, Partner Engagement POSITIONS SUPERVISED:None Equal Opportunity Employer Post University does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.Student Consumer Information: To access to our Student Consumer Information Webpage please visit .Work Environment/Conditions:The work environment and physical demands are characteristic of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, and typical for those working in an academic and/or office setting. The employee must also abide by the Conflict of Interest Policy at American Sentinel College of Nursing & Health Sciences.

Keywords: Post University, Waterbury , Business Development Manager (Location: Chicago), Executive , Waterbury, Connecticut

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