Business Development Manager - Houston, TX
Our client has a job opportunity for a Business Development Manager with experience selling in the maritime market. The ideal candidate will have a background in marine coating sales.
This is a sales position in support of marine accounts headquartered in the America's region. The position will have responsibility for new buildings, dry-dockings, and ship maintenance inventories. The position will align with the global marketing and sales programs and will be accountable for budgeted sales and profit objectives.
Identify, develop, and close sales opportunities
Grow share in the commercial shipping sector.
Build relationships and develop sales with owners and managers of companies operating in the commercial, cruise, and offshore sector.
Responsibilities will include strategies to capture business with vessel owners, management companies, and shipyards.
Generate new business and ensure continuing sales growth
Desired traits and experience
University degree in relevant discipline
8+ years of experience selling in the marine coatings industry
Experience selling a solution based sale
Excellent network of contacts within the target market
Self driven with a focus on achieving sales