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Business Development Director - Chemical Manufacturing - Houston


North America

$150,000 - $175,000

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Industry 4.0 is here, and if you have the passion to push digitalization across the industry then our client wants to hear from you! This role offers you the chance to grow existing accounts and seek out new accounts to push our client’s range of digital services across your designated territory. This is a great opportunity for those with strong interpersonal and negotiation skills looking to join a true global leader.
A bit about the company and what they can offer you 
Our client is widely considered to be a true global leader in industrial software, with a strong presence across Europe, Asia and North America. When it comes to software that aids in digital transformation in the industry, our client knows what they're doing.

In return for joining their result-oriented team with a relentless passion for innovation, they offer a workplace designed to help employees develop and grow in their careers, a competitive compensation package and uncapped commission potential.
What you’ll be doing 
Your main goal will be to lead the continued growth of our client by generating new business opportunities within manufacturing accounts and recommending new software to existing customers.  

Your day-to-day might look a little like this:

  • Developing and executing a sturdy territory strategy to drive bookings growth and win new customers
  • Actively prospecting within your network to generate new leads and provide commercial insights to customers
  • Managing complex sales cycles and leading your territory team to consistently exceed customer expectations
  • Negotiating favourable prices and business terms with large enterprises
  • Providing timely and insightful input to other corporate functions within the company such as product management and marketing

A bit about you
Ideally, you’ll be based in Houston, Texas with the ability to travel throughout your territory during work.

You’ll have at least 7 years of successful software sales experience within manufacturing with an extensive knowledge of the value chains in the industry.

A few other key skills we are looking for:

  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding software booking goals with new customers
  • Well-versed in important manufacturing use cases, such as yield optimization and quality improvement
  • Detail-oriented and strong relationship-building skills, with a keen focus on delivering high levels of customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders, including strong presentation skills

Want to hear more?
If this role has sparked your interest, get in touch with John Hill (

If you want more information on what the core duties are for this role, we can send the job description your way! 

A few more details
Reference number: 17251
Temporary or Permanent Position: Permanent  
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