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Business Development Manager

You are a fearless sales pro who is known for “getting stuff done” with energy and relentless drive. You’re a natural relationship builder, and are skilled at listening to learn what’s being said – and not. You have built up a solid career in sales within a manufacturing and/or distribution industry, with several years of experience managing key accounts across a large territory. You’re looking to build something with great potential and you’re excited for your next challenge.

Smart, Savvy + Associates has partnered with our client, a manufacturer and distribution company in the trucking industry, in their search for a Business Development Manager. Based from the Vancouver office, this role will be key in the company’s growth across North American retail and distribution channels. If you’re a strategic sales pro who can develop a top-notch team and brand recognition, and is looking for a solid product line to represent, consider applying for this role today!

About the Role
  • Build out retailer and distribution channels across Canada and the U.S.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with new and existing clients
  • Research and connect with potential new clients, including national-level retailers
  • Maintain CRM database with all client contacts and sales activities
  • Collaborate with marketing team to support brand awareness campaigns, special events, and marketing programs

About You
  • 10-15+ years’ experience in business development and sales, with significant experience managing key and/or national accounts
  • Demonstrated sales experience expanding into new markets within the consumer package goods, manufacturing, or distribution industry
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and databases
  • Works strategically and methodically, with excellent ability to prioritize, anticipate and follow up
  • Assertive and energetic; positive and pleasant; enjoys interacting with clients and team members alike
  • Excellent communication skills with confidence in developing and making presentations to company decision makers
  • Available to travel on a regular/ongoing basis, across North America
About Smart, Savvy + Associates Recruitment Professionals

Smart, Savvy + Associates is Canada’s fastest-growing marketing recruitment specialty firm. We are fully focused on helping companies connect with talented, proven marketing, communications and sales professionals to help grow their businesses.
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This seems self-explanatory. You've polished, edited, fabuloused your resume for us, so you've applied to a job or registered through our online portal. Your resume then makes its way to us via email.

Job Match

We are a client-facing business so we’re actively seeking people that fit our client’s requests. If you’re a fit for a role, we’ll reach out via email or phone to chat further about the opportunity with you. If the opportunity aligns with your career trajectory, we’ll continue the discussion from there. If you’re not a fit for a role, we’ll do our best to let you know that so we can keep your job hunt respected and honest.

Online Screening

If we've contacted you with an opportunity that you're interested in pursuing, we'll put you through a screening process called the Online Career Profile. It's an online questionnaire that allows us to get to know you more in-depth: what you've achieved, where you want to go, your views on corporate culture. It takes about an hour to complete, but we promise the investment will be worth the return so we can find you a perfect match.


We then meet face-to-face with you to flush out your OCP further and get to know you on a personal level. If following this both parties see a great fit for the role in mind, we then introduce you to our client to go through their interview and hiring process.

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