SJB Group
  • 01-Jul-2017 to 28-Sep-2017 (EST)
  • Marketing
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance and Retirement Package

SJB Group is looking for a FULL TIME Business Development Representative in the marketing department with executing tasks included in marketing and business development. Majority of time is spent outside the firm making contacts, however, may participate in preparing qualifications packages and proposals.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to the following:

  • Gathers information on potential clients and projects. Schedules meetings with new and, perhaps, existing or past clients to uncover project opportunities.
  • Typically solicits involvement of other members of firm in client meetings.
  • Develops and maintains strong business network as reliable source of information.
  • Reports on planned and executed sales activities to appropriate level of management.
  • Typically is held accountable for generating a certain amount of business within an established time frame.
  • May assist or develop scopes of work and fee estimates.
  • May assist in writing proposal sections and preparing qualifications packages.

Typical Abilities and Attainments:

  • Has excellent interpersonal skills, is highly organized and persistent, and follows though consistently.
  • Is able to handle rejection.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of firm's technical services, experience, and capabilities.
  • Is able to respond quickly and gracefully to a variety of difficult situations.
  • Represents firm in a manner consistent with corporate image and standards.
  • Is involved in several professional and civic associations, including SMPS.

B.A. Marketing or Related Field. A minimum of five (5) years' experience ideally gained through increasingly responsible positions within Sales. A minimum of two (2) years' recent experience as a Sales Representative with responsibility acceptable procedures and practices of sales as related to the engineering, surveying and construction profession, operational characteristics, services and activities of a professional services office, contracts and contract law, Federal, state and local regulations and policies for the advertisement and selection processes for Professional Services contracts, modern office procedures, methods and computer software.

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, written and verbal correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed with involved and un-involved written or oral instructions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to

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