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ABM Industries Inc.

Business Development Manager

ABM Industries Inc. - Detroit, MI

Job Summary

The primary role of the Business Development Manager is to prospect for new clients/business by networking, cold calling, advertising or other means of generating interest from potential clients. They must then plan persuasive approaches and pitches that will convince potential clients to do business with ABM. They must develop a rapport with new clients, and set targets for sales and provide support that will continually improve the relationship. They are also required to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients. Business Development Managers work with mid and senior level management, marketing, and technical staff. Strategic planning is a key part of this job description, since it is the business manager’s responsibility to develop the pipeline of new business coming in to ABM. This requires a thorough knowledge of the market, the solutions/services ABM can provide, and of ABM’s competitors.

Essential Duties

The Business Development Manager’s main responsibilities include:

New Business Development

Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.

Cold call as appropriate within your market or geographic area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities. * Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.

Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.

Research and build relationships with new clients.

Set up meetings with client decision makers

Plan approaches and pitches.

Work with team to develop proposals that meet the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.

Participate in pricing the solution/service.

Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion.

Management and Research

Submit progress reports and ensure data is accurate.

Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM system.

Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met.

Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor Degree – Management or Business preferred

2-3 years of experience in property management is desirable.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Other Skills and Qualifications

Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking

Research, Writing, Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales,Prospecting Skills

Sales Planning, Identification of Customer Needs and Challenges, Territory Management

Market Knowledge, Meeting Sales Goals, Professionalism, CRM, and Microsoft Office. 

Location

Detroit, MI 48226 US (Primary)

ABM is an EOE (M/F/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation)

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Business Development Manager ABM Industries Inc. - Detroit, MI, United States

   

Location: Detroit, MI

Company Profile:
With over 100 years of facility solutions experience, we continue to serve thousands of clients across the U.S. and in over 20 international locations. ABM offers: ABM is one of the largest facility management services providers in the U.S. We offer state-of-the-art, dependable building maintenance services cost effectively. Our substantial base of long-term clients demonstrates the importance that we place on building enduring relationships. As an ABM client, you have the advantage of obtaining multiple services under one contract with a single point of contact, making it easy for you to outsource these functions without administrative headaches. We provide any combination of services on a local, regional or national basis.