Business Development Associate

Chicago, Illinois |Salary Available Upon Request | Job ID: 116013

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is hiring a Business Development Associate to join our Chicago sales team! We have a nationally recognized training program and we have received over 100 awards for our company culture. Our sales team has been a feeding ground for some of the most successful members of our management team; 80% of our managers and executive leaders have been promoted from within!  

A successful Business Development Associate will be competitive, money-motivated, hungry for career growth and continuously in pursuit of new and creative ways to sell our services!

Business Development Associate Responsibilities:
  • Build relationships with hiring managers at Chicagoland businesses with the goal of making LaSalle Network their main staffing provider
  • Make cold calls to prospective clients and set introductory meetings to learn about their business and their current or future hiring needs
  • Present LaSalle’s services and capabilities to clients in virtual and face-to-face meetings
  • Establish long-term relationships with clients through frequent follow-up calls, meetings, lunches and entertainment
  • Collaborate with recruiters at LaSalle Network to ensure that clients are receiving superior service and high-quality candidates
  • Grow existing accounts while continuously prospecting and generating new business
  • Through actions and attitude, contribute to the culture of your team and the organization as a whole

Business Development Associate Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant work experience in business development or similar field preferred
  • Strong desire to pursue a career in sales and a willingness to prospect, cold call and demonstrate resilience in the face of adversity
  • Competitive, goal-driven and motivated by successfully overcoming objections and winning business
  • Excellent communication skills, an ability to build rapport, and a natural curiosity and desire to learn about various businesses and careers

If you want to work for a company where your leaders care and will spend the time to help you achieve your professional goals, come join us as a Business Development Associate!

Thank you,

Megan Trzcinski
Senior Director, Corporate Recruiting
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.