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Business Development – Learning and Development


GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.


This position is for the BlessingWhite division, a global consulting firm and a recognized thought leader in employee engagement & leadership development. The BlessingWhite team delivers consulting and content, informed by their own continuous research.


Job Summary

BlessingWhite is looking for a Business Development Manager (Leadership Development, Employee Engagement) to join our team. We are looking for someone who is experienced in creating long term and successful client partnerships and who thrives in a consultative sales culture. A track record of consultative and conceptual selling would be a great asset together with a background in HR, OD and training processes


Primary responsibilities will be:

·         To develop new and existing business in the Northeast US

·         To build lasting relationships with our existing client base, working alongside our consultancy team

·         To lead sales and marketing initiatives for prospects and clients

·         To help deliver effective solutions for the client


The ideal candidate might be:

·         A successful salesperson from a similar service/consulting sector or from within the industry

·         An HR or Training manager/consultant within a business who has discovered the thrill of sales

·         An entrepreneurial person engaged and motivated by being part of a business that makes a significant difference to its clients


Required Qualifications

·         Previous business development experience including prospecting and strategic approach to a territory/ client base

·         The position will involve necessary travel across the sales area, plus occasional travel to other markets and/or East Coast headquarters.  Projects often require work during non-office hours.


Preferred Qualifications

·         Ability to develop strong and trusting relationships at all levels in an organization

·         Ability to think strategically in viewing sales issues and opportunities

·         Outstanding listening and consulting skills

·         Ability to work independently, as well as, part of a team

·         Outstanding oral communication skills and an ability to write impactful proposals

·         Evidence of strong success in a non-work field

·         Applicants may work from home, depending on location



GP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

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