Business Development Representative

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Sophie Symmons

Hiring manager, CMMN

CMMN (common) is a pioneering force in the event industry, specializing in the creation and execution of high-impact consumer and trade events throughout Australia.

With an unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation and client satisfaction, we seamlessly blend creativity and meticulous planning to deliver unforgettable experiences.

Our dynamic team of passionate event creators are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of event design, offering a comprehensive suite of services that cater to the unique needs of our exhibitors, patrons and sponsors.

From conceptualization to flawless execution, CMMN sets the stage for unparalleled success, leaving a lasting impression on attendees and driving measurable results for our valued partners.

About the role

Join our dynamic team at CMMN, part of The Australian Exhibition Group, and embark on a fulfilling career in business development. 

Located in Melbourne, we are a cornerstone in the event media community, boasting a decade of success with over 40 events and 300,000 attendees.

Our mission is to innovate, scale, and optimize how clients discover, engage with, and enjoy our events. With a national presence and a robust event calendar, our commitment to progress and adaptability has set us apart in the industry.

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a Business Development Representative (BDR) eager to contribute to our sales Teams success. This role is pivotal in generating leads, conducting market research, and ensuring our CRM system's data integrity, all while working closely with the sales team to convert leads into successful partnerships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead Generation: Identify potential leads that match our criteria, employing various outreach methods such as cold calling and mass emailing to engage prospects.
  • Appointment Setting: Efficiently coordinate meetings between potential clients and our sales team, ensuring a smooth transition and preparing our team with all the necessary details to seal the deal.
  • CRM Management and Data Mining: Keep our CRM system up-to-date with accurate lead interactions, contact information, and sales progress, contributing to effective communication and follow-up strategies.
  • Market Research: Stay ahead of industry trends, competitor movements, and opportunities, applying your findings to refine our sales approach and uncover new prospects.
  • Collaboration: Work in tandem with the sales team to align strategies, messaging, and target markets, offering insights and support to enhance lead conversion rates.

What We Offer:

  • hybrid or onsite with a Modern, vibrant offices located on Chapel Street, Prahran, fostering a culture of ambition, expertise, and collaboration.
  • Significant opportunities for skill enhancement and career advancement within a growing company.
  • The chance to be part of a forward-thinking team, driving new business growth and maintaining long-term client relationships.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Proven sales record with emphasis on achieving targets and implementing effective strategies.
  • Strong experience with CRM platforms and digital sales techniques.
  • Exceptional sourcing skills for new leads and the ability to convert these into lasting partnerships.
  • Outstanding presentation skills, meticulous attention to detail, and a driven, passionate approach to achieving long-term career success with an industry leader.

What you'll be responsible for

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    Outbound Prospecting

    Generate new sales opportunities and move them through the funnel by drafting outreach messages and sequences, and identifying the needs of customers

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    Lead Qualification

    Determine which prospective customers are most likely to purchase the organization's product/service, using a lead specific qualification framework

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    Prospect Relationship Building

    Develop relationships with prospects to uncover their needs through effective questioning, and to qualify interest and viability

Skills you'll need

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    Bounces back from stressful experiences while being optimistic, emotionally aware, and adapts to change

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    Results orientation

    Focuses on outcomes and the steps it takes to achieve them

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    Verbal communication

    Speaks clearly to convey information effectively to a target audience

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