business development associate in victoria

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We are seeking a friendly and energetic Business Development Associate to join a highly successful and exciting Victoria BC tech company.

This company develops, manufactures and sells sophisticated monitoring and emergency call technologies primarily to the United States.

If you are outgoing, organized, and driven this position may be ideal for you. It provides not only the ability to make a difference to peoples lives but also the opportunity for meaningful financial upside if you achieve long term success.

As a smaller, start-up organization this company has a collaborative, open door culture based on trust where new ideas are welcome. If you have a strong work ethic and are looking to make a difference and feel appreciated we would invite you to apply today.

Opportunity: Full time, permanent position
Location: Saanich - transit accessible
Hours: Full time, Monday-Friday
Salary: $35,000 - 45,000 depending on experience
Start: As soon as possible

Your Main Responsibilities;

• Dedicated to proactive business development.
• Working independently to gain new business opportunities, prospects into lists of target accounts to develop new sales opportunities from cold or inactive accounts.
• Create and qualify new sales opportunities and then pass them to Business Development Officers (Account Executives).
• Develop a program of “smart targeting” which involves building a list of target accounts and contacts that fit the “Ideal Customer Profile” to enable finding the right leads quicker and disqualify unsuitable prospects.
• Periodically represent the company at trade shows or conferences.
• Assist with inbound call answering and sales order processing.

Your Background;

• Undergraduate degree or business diploma preferred
• Experience working in a business environment preferred
• Sales experience an asset
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Highly organized with excellent time management skills and multi-tasking abilities
• Strong research and/or prospecting skills
• Demonstrated excellence in customer service or client interactions
• Flexible and adaptable with a strong desire for success
• Ability to work effectively independently or as a team in support of the Business Development Officers
• Aptitude to learn quickly (especially with regard to industry expertise and technology)

We Offer;
• Starting salary of $35,000 - $45,000 depending on experience
• BC medical premium (fully covered)
• Extended medical, dental and vision premium (50%)
• 3 weeks vacation (can carry up to 15 days over each year)
• 6 sick days
• After 2 years matching 50% of RRSPs, education, fitness, or childcare.
• Access to gym
• Open door culture and a highly collaborative working environment
• Numerous advancement opportunities

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you - please apply here today and one of our Staffing Consultants will be in touch. Alternatively, please email your resume to All applications are welcome, but only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Randstad oversees various temporary and permanent roles such as: Reception, Administrative Assistants, Executive Assistants, Customer Service/Client Support, Inside Sales, Data Entry, Human Resources, Marketing, Accounting, Warehouse, General Labour, Operations, and Skilled Trade roles. If you happen to have experience in any of these roles please feel free to reach out to us to discuss future possibilities!

Any questions? Please feel free to call the Randstad Victoria office at 250.383.1389 and one of the team will be happy to help.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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