Business Development Associate
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Employment Type: Full Time
KiZAN promotes a culture that enables everyone to pursue what they love and has been named among the 100 Best Places to Work. For almost 30 years, KiZAN has been on the lookout to hire the best and brightest talent. As a family of information technology Rock Stars, KiZAN's consultants deliver solutions centered on Microsoft-based technologies that solve even the most complex business problems. As a team, we strive to create Raving Fans with every customer!
KiZAN is a Nationally Managed Microsoft Partner with 13 Gold Competencies and almost 30 years of experience as a Microsoft partner. Creating Raving Fans of our customers, partners and employees is the key to making KiZAN different from other organizations. We relentlessly pursue solutions that advance businesses of all sizes, industries, and verticals, and do it with a focus on making sure our human-to-human relationships are elevated. We place much value on the success we help others achieve and take great pride in the fact that we have created thousands of Raving Fans in this world over the past decades.
KiZAN has an immediate need for an exceptional individual to join our family as a Business Development Associate. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, is a true team player with a commitment to excellence and will be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.
We're looking for an associate who values technical challenge and a supportive work environment. In return, we offer a culture that is very rewarding to our outstanding team.
Establish, and build relationships with potential customers at multiple levels in the organization.
Develop and leverage relationships internally and with the Microsoft representatives in your territory of responsibility.
Manage incoming sales qualified leads from marketing team as well as field Account Executives.
Proactively contact prospects and be able to evangelize KiZAN solutions and services.
Record and track sales activities in KiZAN CRM on a daily basis.
Drive sales to new accounts via telephone, email and marketing campaigns to generate opportunities.
Complete weekly and monthly forecasting and pipeline reporting.
Work to get KiZAN on approved vendor lists for customers
Provide backup customer support for Account Executives as needed.
Transition prospects to an Account Executive by providing detailed and accurate information.
Sales experience is desired
Experience using a CRM
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
High level of commitment to exceptional customer service and relationship build
Ability to travel, overnight up to 25%
Ability to travel independently; if by car, a valid driver’s license or reliable method of transportation is required
Authorization to work in the US without sponsorship
Skills and Abilities:
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment
Ability to work independently/self-reliant and show initiative with minimum supervision
Ability to quickly learn new technology and apply appropriately to business situations
Strong team player who enjoys working in a fast paced team atmosphere
Ability to balance team and individual responsibilities
Ability to work under pressure; meet strict deadlines
Ability to listen effectively and seek clarification
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Must be able to effectively and comfortably communicate with all types of individuals from the customer technical expert to the customer executive management
How to Apply
Please go to www.kizan.com/careers and click on "Business Development Associate" to apply for this job.