SVP Business Development

Virtual, USA
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The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:

People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people

Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior

Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride, and commitment to succeed

Trust – Must be honest, sincere, and confident

Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships

Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense, and vision

Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure revenue objectives are met: Achieve predefined new business goals for Acosta by developing and executing lead generation plans and sales strategies for targeted prospective clients.

  • Deploy strategic pipeline management: develop and maintain a strong pipeline through lead qualification enterprise framework. This will encompass new client lead generation & developing existing clients to full integrated services.

  • Extensive experience in end-to-end RFP management. Working in partnership with our RFP support team, this sales leader will be point for this process ensuring that we are analyzing requirements, completing scope of work, effectively identifying, and developing proposal strategies, themes, storyboards, discriminators & and that we hold cross functional teams accountable for their delivery as part of the RFP.

  • Direct report responsibilities: This role will have people management responsibility (2 directors) & we need leaders who know how to successfully staff & retain strong sales talent. Critical to this success is the ability to coach, mentor & develop direct reports into strategic sales associates.

  • Cross functional excellence: Work in partnership with members of proposal, pricing & client development teams to develop strategy, establish production schedule and develop a resource plan to ensure timely deliveries to all clients.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Master’s degree preferred

Work Experience Requirements:

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience

  • 8+ years of supervisory/management experience

  • 5+ years of experience executing successful RFP proposal generation and developing business opportunities similar to those provided by Acosta.

  • Proven track record/ history of multi-million-dollar annualsales development.

  • Project Management from onset through transition.

  • Experience responding to RFPs and RFIs.

  • Prior experience in Retail, CPG, and/or manufacturing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Proven ability to prospect new business via industry knowledge and first-hand experience,

  • Adept at storytelling and selling to business leaders - Stellar presentation skills and ability to engage and lead client meetings withsenior stakeholders.

  • Ability to lead, motivate, and influence team members (direct and indirect).

  • Highly developed Project Management skills.

  • Proven ability to analyze data and turn into real world solutions.

  • Adept at building sustainable relationships.

  • Extensive Industry contacts.

  • Entrepreneurial by nature.

  • High energy, positive thinker, collaborative, confident, consultative.

  • Strong interpersonal and highly developed writing skills; acute attention to detail.

  • Extensive exposure with Procurement & deep understanding of the role in a successful RFP.

  • Ability totravel. This is done strategically, as many of our initial discussions happen virtually, but travel to live meetings & conferences as needed, but the individual is able to set up their calendar for their own work/life balance.

Acosta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Acosta and Mosaic are the sales and marketing powerhouses behind the most recognized and proven brands with top retailers in the United States and Canada. We offer flexible services that maximize efficiency. Acosta has the talent and technology to build data-, reach- and relationship-driven strategies to execute those strategies, and the tools to monitor, track and optimize metrics-based results for customers and retailers.

Acosta and its subsidiaries, in good faith, believes that this posted range of compensation is the accurate range for this role at the time of this posting. Acosta may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range depending on candidate qualifications and locations. This range may be modified in the future.

Acosta et Mosaic sont les moteurs des ventes et du marketing derrière les marques les plus reconnues et éprouvées avec les meilleurs détaillants aux États-Unis et au Canada. Nous offrons des services flexibles qui maximisent l'efficacité. Acosta possède le talent et la technologie pour élaborer des stratégies axées sur les données, la portée et les relations pour exécuter ces stratégies, ainsi que les outils pour surveiller, suivre et optimiser les résultats basés sur des mesures pour les clients et les détaillants.

Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.The SVP, Business Development, Health & Beauty is responsible for establishing and overseeing the execution of all new business opportunities within the health, beauty and wellness manufacturer community. Qualified applicants will have experience working in the CPG industry and will have experience in business development as a practice. Responsibilities include implementation of the business development plan and activities including prospecting, lead generation and qualification, presentation development, pitch, and follow-up.

Acosta, and its subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Category: Exec Salary - Admin

Position Type: Full time

Business Unit: Sales

Salary Range: $171,000.00 - $273,600.00

Req ID: 149

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