Business Development Manager

Sales Schaumburg, Illinois


About the Role

Genuine Cable Group is currently seeking focused, career-oriented inside sales professionals to join our New Business Development (NBD) team and support a newly launched sales initiative!  In this role, you will leverage strong communication skills and sales expertise to drive revenue growth and cultivate strong, long-standing business relationships with new and existing customers in the industrial automation space, fortifying GCG’s presence as a preferred partner for connectivity and industrial automation solutions. 

About Genuine Cable Group (GCG)

AtGenuine Cable Group, We Make Connections Possible! We are a market-leading, value-added distributor of connectivity and industrial automation 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.  

*For the right candidates, we are open to a hybrid work arrangement, consisting of 1 to 2 days per week in office after training has concluded.*

What you’ll do

  • Develop in-depth familiarity with GCG industrial automation product suite to provide customers with best-in-class solutions
  • Nurture relationships with existing GCG customers to increase sales revenue as product offerings continue to expand
  • Research and prospect for new business leads within targeted markets utilizing a consultative sales approach that facilitates return business
  • Negotiate contract terms and pricing agreements with customers and vendors as book of business steadily grows

What you’ll bring

  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills with the proven ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • 3 to 5 years of business-to-business sales experience; previous experience within manufacturing or industrial automation preferred but not required
  • Thorough, demonstrated understanding of all aspects of sales process including cold calling and prospecting, handling of objections, closing, and follow-up
  • Previous CRM experience strongly preferred

What you’ll get 

  • Excellent health, visions, dental, and life insurance benefits for all FT employees
  • Generous PTO plan with 7 company paid holidays
  • 401K with employer contribution
  • Room for advancement as company expansion continues

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.  

Genuine Cable Companyis an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  

These duties and responsibilities are judged to be "essential functions" in terms of the Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.