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Business Development Associate

  • Category: Business Development
  • Location: Ashburn, Virginia
  • Work Arrangement: Remote
  • Type: Part-time

Boutique IT recruiting firm headquartered in Northern VA seeking a dynamic sales and business development person in the DC Metro area to help grow customer base

Hours/Schedule:  Approx 30 hours/week, could grow to full-time
Job Type: Contract to Hire

Location Requirements: Virtual with ability to attend local events plus occasional US travel for conferences

Rate: $40-45/hour based on experience 
Job Description: The Business Development Associate will identify, qualify, develop and close key business opportunities with customers through vigorous research, prospecting, cold calls, networking, and lead generation sources.


  • Offer strategic input on most effective ways to create new business relationships that translate into qualified leads
  • Research and identify new partners, referral sources and clients within target market.  Create and execute action plan on best way to penetrate
  • Set up a target number of sales meetings/calls per month (targets established prior to start). Arrange and participate in initial meetings
  • Research and identify new networking opportunities and groups/forums to join/participate in based on target market
  • Identify and participate in speaking opportunities, promoting company services and value to business customers


  • Bachelor's degree with at least 3-5 years of professional work experience in B2B sales, business development and/or lead generation a MUST
  • Previous experience in the staffing/recruiting industry a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to actively listen, the ability to be assertive and persuasive, and the ability to learn and think on your feet
  • Proficient computer skills are required for efficient documentation and research
  • Flexibility to attend periodic networking events, some of which may be early morning and/or after-hours


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