Junior Business Development Associate

  • Category
    Retail & sales - Sales
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently looking for a Junior Business Development Associate for a permanent opportunity. This is for our Private client based in Ottawa, ON. The candidate will research, chase, and close new business prospects over the phone. The candidate will be required to hit monthly and quarterly new business goals. Upon proven successful performance in the Business Development Representative role. This role would be ideal for someone looking for a career, as there is  career advancement into a Corporate Trader role.

The Business Development Associate will have the following responsibilities:

- Ability to perform with a high capacity of outbound call;
- Responsible for making and qualifying leads in cooperation with the Trader team;
- Mainly responsible for obtaining and cooperative the sale of foreign currency to clients;
- Deliver excellent relationship management to guarantee all foreign exchange needs are addressed;
- Aptitude to regulate your communication style to provide to different audiences using expertise, tact, negotiating and listening skills

The Business Development Associate must meet the following mandatory requirements:

- Post-secondary education mandatory (Diploma in Finance, Economics, Marketing or relevant experience);
- Experience in business to business sales is expected (2 years minimum);
- Brilliant interpersonal, spoken and written communication skills in conjunction with building reliability and confidence to coordinate with Senior level positions;
- Proficient in MS Office - Word and Excel;
- Demonstrated aptitude to deliver results within obligatory deadlines;
- Demonstrated determination and results oriented personality;
- Facility to work autonomously as well as in a Team environment;
- Ability to work in a metrics reporting environment;
- Bilingual in both official Canadian languages is an asset

Start date: As soon as possible.

If you are interested in applying to the Business Development Associate position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the “Apply with Adecco” button above.


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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_11958242

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.