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Randstad is the global leader in the HR services industry. We support people and organizations in realizing their true potential by combining the power of today’s technology with our passion for people. We call it Human Forward. In 2019, we helped more than two million candidates find a meaningful job with our 280,000 clients. Furthermore, we trained more than 350,000 people. Randstad is active in 38 markets around the world and has top-three positions in almost half of these. In 2019, Randstad had on average 38,280 corporate employees and generated revenue of € 23.7 billion. Randstad was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands. Randstad N.V. is listed on the NYSE Euronext (symbol: RAND.AS). For more information, see www.randstad.com.

Find out what it's like to walk a mile in the shoes of a Randstad employee.

Business Development Specialist

Location: Chicago, Illinois US

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This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 33355

Employment Type: Full Time Associate

Position Title: RT Bus Development Specialist

External Description:

Randstad is the #1 HR Services Provider in the world, and we are hiring internally for an entry-level sales role to identify new business opportunities in the local market. Our Business Development Specialists are responsible for day-to-day cold calling, lead generation, appointment setting, and reference checking. We take the time to build relationships with clients and candidates so we can truly understand what they need and how we can help them succeed. Our people drive our business, connecting talented IT professionals with organizations where they can produce results. 

What you get to do:

  • Execute the activities that will gain results through cold calling and scheduling client meetings
  • Conduct research to understand client’s industry and current objectives
  • Make decisions on which solution is best suited to meet the client’s objectives
  • Connect with current and potential clients via phone to grow prospects and sales
  • Generate leads and schedule meetings 
  • Create scripts based on the best business approach for the client
  • Generate market interest and actively solicit sales opportunities
  • Consistently identify leads, obtain referrals, and schedule appointments 
  • Work independently with little direction and manage workload effectively
  • Partner with marketing to follow up on conference lists, campaigns, and leads
  • Engage in other sales-related duties as needed
  • Document all sales notes and activity in CRM in a timely and professional manner

What you need to bring:

  • Strong customer/client orientation
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to cold-call and overcome objections
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform work with minimal supervision
  • Proficient computer skills to document activities 
  • Proficient using Google mail, calendaring and shared drives

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please just let us know.

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