This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Business Development Specialist in Boston, MA at True Value

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

True Value Company is the only hardlines wholesaler with a globally-recognized brand and serves over 4,400 retail locations in 60 countries. Our focus is making an impact with our customers. Joining True Value offers a culture that:

  • Embraces personal and professional growth
  • Recognizes diverse perspectives
  • Provides competitive compensation while balancing your work-life needs

Your Value = Our Value. True Value.

We have an immediate need a Business Development Specialist to focus on the acquisition of new customers in assigned market.

Primary responsibility involves selling True Value supported product lines into competitive stores, obtaining new lineal footage/selling space for True Value Company. Secondary responsibility involves team selling with Business Development Manager, for full store conversion of competitive stores, making True Value the primary supplier.

Being an outgoing self-starter, leader and effectively partnering and providing a consultative approach is critical to the success of this role. Are you ready to connect, inspire and make an impact, while leveraging your experience and expertise? Join us and do great work in a creative, collaborative and respectful environment and help grow the company.

Responsible for generating revenue.

Business Development Specialist can reside in:
Boston, Massachusetts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Manhattan, New York
Baltimore, Maryland
Washington DC

Position Description

Establish sales opportunities with new customers.

  • Establish relationships with new customers.
  • Secure commitments from new customers in order to achieve assigned sales quotas and targets.
  • Prospect for potential customers using various direct methods such as calling and face to face meetings, and indirect methods such as networking.
  • Qualify prospects against company criteria for ideal customers and sales.
  • Be a positive representative of the company and its brand in the marketplace.
  • Our Account Management team will then take over each new account, allowing you to continue to do what you do best – presenting our line of products and services to even more new clients.
  • Prospect for and set your own appointments with potential business clients, developing new accounts and further expanding our customer base.
  • Expected to self-generate (hunt) 80-90% of your leads yourself. We'll empower you with lead generation tools to combine with your own creativity and persistent prospecting activities.
  • Team sell with Business Development Manager on full conversion opportunities to True Value, as well as New Investor Opportunities

Provide insight into sales opportunities and achievements.

  • Develop and maintain territory plans which outline how sales targets will be met on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide daily reporting on sales activity through CRM tool, keeping detailed notes on customer engagement and opportunities.
  • Provide forecasts on best case and most likely sales volumes over relevant time periods.
  • Provide feedback to sales management on ways to decrease the sales cycle, enhance sales, and improve company brand and reputation.

Proactively address ongoing client concerns.

  • Work with delivery teams to proactively address problems.
  • Develop account strategies that respond to client pain points and identify cross-selling opportunities.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Type and Years of Related Experience Required:

  • One to three years of related experience required
  • Strong prospecting/cold calling skills required
  • Strong sales experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively negotiate
Minimum Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required

Business Development Specialist can reside in:
Boston, Massachusetts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Manhattan, New York
Baltimore, Maryland
Washington DC

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


  1. Sales Representative Jobs
  2. Account Manager Jobs