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National Business Development Manager

Chicago, IL 60601

Posted: 11/16/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Internal Job Number: 323999 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Planet Technology is looking for a motivated Business Development Manager to join their Technology staffing practice. The Business Development Manager's role is a sales position that requires the strong ability for identifying, building, and maintaining client relationships. 


In this role, you will establish a staffing partnership with client companies and partner with our recruiting team to ensure top-tier candidates are presented to help clients solve their short and long-term business objectives.  


The ideal candidate will be an accomplished sales leader with a proven record of consistent achievement and account retention within the staffing industry.


  • Sell Planet Technology as a technology staffing business partner to prospective client companies through multiple resources – including cold calling, virtual or in-person client meeting, referrals, social media, etc.
  • Build trusted relationships with client companies, manage fee negotiations, conversion rates and bill rates.
  • Develops comprehensive account strategies to win new business from new and existing accounts.
  • Communicate new job openings, closings and feedback from the client to ensure strong candidate matches and line up interviews in a timely manner.
  • Work with other Planet Group sales teams to upsell all Planet Group Staffing services
  • Work independently and exercise independent judgment in the determination of engaging, developing and maintaining suitable clients.


Education, Experience and Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of Staffing, Recruiting, or Consulting industry experience (technology staffing sales preferred)  
  • Ability to develop strong customer relationships and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to self-manage
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to persevere and be resilient in face of set-backs and challenging sales goals.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with peers and Recruiting Team to develop a cohesive environment.


What’ s In It for You:
  • An entrepreneurial environment where the freedom and support to explore new ideas is encouraged
  • A dedicated team of highly trained and motivated recruiters armed with every tool imaginable to fill your job orders
  • Causal Dress Code
  • Upbeat, Friendly Work Environment
  • Provided Caffeine
  • Community Service Initiatives  
  • Swag Contests
  • Fun Committee Events
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan & PTO

If you thrive in a fast-paced, competitive environment and think a career with Planet Technology is in your future, please submit your resume to
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