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The Kelly Group Business Development Representative in Decatur, Illinois

Business Development Representative

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  • Decatur, IL

  • Decatur, IL, USA

  • Full Time

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The Kelly Group is seeking an experienced Business Development Representative for its Decatur, Illinois, location. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of progressive business development experience preferably in the construction / industrial maintenance field.This position requires a strong business development background and a solid reputation of building and maintaining key client relationships. The Business Development Representative is responsible for developing new business opportunities and managing relationships with clients, and project managers.

This position requires the ability to perform these essential duties:

  • Identify and develop new business opportunities through direct contact Work with Project team on strategy, including bids and client meetings

  • Develop new client relationships and obtain bid opportunities

  • Cross-sell and increase business from existing accounts, working with project team to develop business strategies for new and existing customers

  • Attend industry events and other meetings to stay abreast of market conditions, competition, and establish relationships with existing clients and prospects.

  • Provide ongoing progress updates on new business development activities and other key indicators to the Kelly Group management team.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field and/ or equivalent work experience.

  • Business Development experience (prefer 5-10 years) in the construction industry with a successful track record of building relationships.

  • Proven ability to establish profitable relationships with decision makers at companies and organizations.

  • Outstanding presentation and relationship building skills.

  • Ability to travel

The Kelly Group is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.