Business Development Representative

David Aplin Job Details

Business Development Representative

Edmonton, AB


Posted Date: 05/08/2022

Job ID: VF11450584

Engineering & Technical

Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with Deborah Sutherland, Consultant at Aplin to hire a Business Development Representative based in Edmonton, AB.
The Business Development Representative, reporting directly to the President, will be client-facing and become a brand ambassador for our client, a leader in mechanical design and the fabrication of complex and large pressure vessels. They will be responsible for marketing, promotion, and sales activities; with an emphasis on establishing and maintaining the business relationships necessary to identify and participate in leading projects for custom steel fabrication of large process equipment. They will also help expand the core capabilities of our client to parallel industry segments - this will require agility, creativity, and an optimistic/positive approach.
Perks & Benefits:
  • $80-$100K annual salary, commensurate with experience
  • Health & Dental Benefits, Short & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance
  • 3 weeks' vacation
  • RRSP benefits including employer matching up to 4%
  • Company bonus structure (non-guaranteed)
  • Monitor market/industry trends and communicate relevant items to the Executive Committee and other relevant personnel
  • Prepare a yearly Marketing Plan that supports the company’s strategic plan, and issue periodic progress reports
  • Maintain positive relationships with key Client/Owner representatives and seek to establish relationships with new Client/Owner representatives.   Conduct Client/Owner visits and follow-ups on a regular basis to identify business opportunities and solicit feedback on the company's performance
  • Respond to Client requests for vendor qualification information, and ensure that relevant company information is provided in a timely manner
  • Ensure marketing communications (website, social media, corporate profile, brochures, videos, etc.) are up-to-date, consistent with the company’s corporate image, and available to meet the information requirements of current and potential Clients.  Ensure promotional items are available and appropriate to maintain the company’s corporate image
  • Ensure the company’s corporate image is maintained, and best interests are served, at events such as open houses, facility tours, presentations, tradeshows, conferences, etc.
  • Serve as Client contact for communication of concerns during any stage of a project.  Ensure that concerns are communicated to appropriate departments for evaluation, and that an appropriate response is provided to the Client, including initiation of corrective action if necessary
  • Represent the company at the Alberta Pressure Vessel Manufacturers Association (APVMA), and fulfill associated assignments
  • Technical degree or diploma with at least 5 years’ experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Marketing training, seminars, and related continuing educational activities
  • Contracts training (Drafting of contracts, General Terms and Conditions of Sale, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational ability and verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and make presentations
  • Proficiency with computers (Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio)
  • Ability to interact effectively with Clients and employees
Job ID: VF11450584
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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