Business Development Manager

  • Location
    Spring, Texas
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Retail/Sales - Technical Sales

Currently seeking a full time / direct hire Business Development Manager for a speciality chemical company in Houston. They will be focused on asphalt chemical sales working from The Woodlands, TX sales office. Essential duties include:
• This individual contributor role develops a rolling 3-year business plan for new and existing product/ application launches. The plan includes: marketing and sales plan; new products promotional activities; technical presentation program; competitive analysis; milestones and success criteria.
• Make joint sales/marketing calls to major accounts with other members.
• Gather and maintain market information required for sales and marketing efforts
• Direct and control the execution of approved marketing plans in order to attain overall sales and profit objectives for assigned business unit.
• Coordinate the development of product brochures, technical information, application bulletins and other marketing tools as directed.
• Develop new accounts not only by conducting sales calls, but also staffing trade shows etc.
Candidates for this position must have:
• Bachelor’s in Chemistry or in Business degree
• Demonstrated experience with asphalt, asphalt chemical additives and asphalt related product introduction, sales and marketing efforts with $6+MM in annual sales
• 7+ years’ experience in non-petroleum, chemical sales to include chemical emulsions, amines and surfactants
• Demonstrated experience responding to customer requests
• Well organized, with excellent people and communication skills
The ideal candidate would also have the following skills:
• Conduct of Business Intelligence work in support of chemical sales
• Ten plus years of technical/business background with a variety of industrial chemicals (lubricant/metal working additives, fertilizer additives) is preferred
• Prior business experience in global trading (either export or import) a plus
• Fluency in speaking and writing in Spanish a plus but not required
If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume. For a faster response email your resume to our Recruiter, Kurt Conrad, at Please include ‘Business Development Manager' in the subject line of the e-mail.

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