Jr. Business Development Manager

Sales Schaumburg, Illinois


About Us

GCG is a private equity owned, market leading value-added distributor of connectivity solutions on an aggressive growth trajectory towards becoming a billion dollar organization. We are revolutionizing the market with our value added services and have positioned ourselves as a strategic partner to our customers and vendors as a driver for business growth and we need to expand our sales teams to support the growing demand and to help us achieve our aggressive growth goals.

Job Description 

Are you dynamic, coachable and looking to work for a rapidly growing organization and be responsible for new business sales? On our Business Development Team, you would be responsible for prospecting new accounts, qualifying inbound marketing leads and responding in a timely manner and quoting potential new clients. Full onboarding and continuous sales training provided.

Compensation: Competitive base salary and uncapped commissions; full benefit package including medical and 401K

Skills Needed

  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Passionate about developing your career in sales
  • Strong persuasive and negotiation skills
  • Track record of overperformance
  • Embody the core company values and culture
  • Maintain knowledge of our products and general market conditions

What Will Help You Stand Out

  • Previous B2B sales experience
  • Hunger to learn and develop
  • Ability to be adaptable and multi-task
  • Experience in wire/cable or related industry preferred but not required
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and work ethic (must be comfortable in a phone based sales environment)
  • Competitive with a winning mentality whilst able to cope with rejection
  • Strong team player

Core Competencies

  • Builds strong partnerships with Customers and Suppliers
  • Collaborates effectively across departments
  • Demonstrates agility and commitment when responding to customer needs
  • Focuses on continuous improvement
  • Acts with integrity in all areas of our work
  • Values people equally