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Allied Universal Business Development Associate in Dallas, Texas

Allied Universal®, North America’s leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

Allied Universal is currently seeking a Business Development Associate to support field sales activities with the intent to drive key performance indicators and sales results. It encompasses assisting Sales Executives and local Business Development Managers with many of the components of their job functions including telemarketing support, proposal writing, creating presentations, other sales administrative support and other developmental activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct cold calls on a select number of prospects provided by the BDM community to establish face-to-face appointments and determine prospect qualification

  • Building rapport with prospects and transition “cold” inquiries over time into “warm” responsive prospects

  • Maintain credibility of existing database by maintaining accurate CRM automated records, historical data on the sales process and updated contact information

  • Develop relationships with prospects in database for who you are striving to set appointments with for BDMs

  • Support the region’s sales team to create high quality, compelling, and customer-focused proposals/PowerPoint presentations in support of business goals by using high-level writing skills to persuasively answer questions to RFPs and develop proposal text

  • Assist region’s BDMs in developing contracts for new clients

  • Assist with the completion of pricing models at the direction of the VP of Sales

  • Participate in meetings with prospects, as requested.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information and data

  • Network within community relationships, attend and get actively involved with identified associations (BOMA, ASIS, etc.), as agreed upon with VP of Sales

  • Actively utilize social media in a positive fashion to exemplify the AUS brand.

  • Proactively seek out ways to improve the Allied Universal prospect and customer experience

  • Contribute to the Region meeting and/or exceeding sales expectations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree plus at least 2 years inside sales or marketing, preferably with a service product

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Windows-based computers and peripheral equipment

  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills over the phone and in person

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully utilize CRM software to drive sales (SalesForce.com, ACT, Gold Mine, Upshot, Siebold, etc.)

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment that allows for collaboration with the sales and operations teams in identifying and resolving problems, issues, concerns

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors and general public

  • Ability to deal with internal and external customers and perform multiple tasks in a timely, courteous and professional manner

  • Must be able to meet deadlines, work independently, take initiative and follow through with requests and details

BENEFITS:

  • Base salary range $65,000.00-72,000.00, commission plan

  • Medical, dental, vision, basic life, AD&D, and disability insurance

  • Enrollment in our company’s 401 (k) or Supplemental Income Plan, subject to eligibility requirements

  • Eight paid holidays annually, five sick days, and four personal days

  • Vacation time offered at an accrual rate of 3.08 hours biweekly. Unused vacation is only paid out where required by law.

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Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Job ID: 2024-1213698

Location: United States-Texas-Dallas

Job Category: Sales and Marketing

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