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Business Development Manager

Safety Sector – Calgary, Alberta
Department Safety Sector
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Experienced

We’re looking for our next Yardsticker…

You are a proven winner with an entrepreneurial spirit that allows you to meet and exceed sales goals. 

Your strong communication skills combined with your active listening skills make it easy for you to chase and close new client acquisitions from outbound and inbound leads.

Yardstick Software is looking for a Business Development Manager to lead the business development efforts for our business Yardstick Training. The successful candidate will be responsible for growing the business through new customer acquisition and relationship building. Their primary duties include: outbound sales prospecting, participation in conferences and tradeshows, and developing relationships in new industries/associations.

What will you be doing?  

  • Business Development lead for all of Canada and the U.S. focused on Safety Solutions
  • Achieve sales targets set for our Yardstick Training business while keeping in mind the quarterly and annual business’s strategy
  • Work with the GM Safety Solutions to implement and manage a business plan/sales strategy for the geographic regions to attain sales goals
  • Work closely with teams and potential client leadership/decision makers to turn qualified leads into strategic sales opportunities
  • Provide accurate funnel reporting, analysis, and feedback to leadership team regarding performance of region and opportunities
  • Prepare and send proposals, price quotes and/or information requests to qualified leads
  • Conduct software demonstrations and presentations of Yardstick Training’s services and capabilities
  • Travel for conferences and in-person meetings with prospective customers and partners 

What are we looking for?

  • Post-secondary education, especially in business, marketing/communications, or the equivalent in experience, is an asset
  • Sales experience in a safety, technology, consulting, or similar environment
  • Experience with CRM tools (e.g. Salesforce) is an asset
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and presentation skills coupled with developed interpersonal abilities.


Why join Yardstick?

  • 100% company-funded medical and dental benefits (for you AND your family!)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An active Social Committee and competitive House system (yes, like Harry Potter…)
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  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Department
    Safety Sector
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