EEO Group: Administrative Support Workers
Overtime Status: Non-exempt
POSITION TITLE: Business Development Intern
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATIONS
Reports To: Business Development Coordinator
Position Back-Up: Business Development Coordinator
Position Summary: Assists the Business Development Coordinator by performing administrative duties while gaining work experience, conducting market research, updating customer record management (CRM), and various sales activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the observance and enforcement of CEMC safety rules, procedures, safety policies, and bulletins.
Assists in qualifying leads by connecting with business members via outbound cold calls, email and by searching and creating target business lists.
Participating in CEMC/Cumberland Connect events that increase brand awareness.
Collecting and accurately recording business details in Lead Agent and CIS.
Assists in creating sales reports that include qualified leads, opportunities, and
activities/contacts goal metrics.
Engage with Cumberland Connect and CEMC coworkers across departments to increase
knowledge in areas related to job responsibilities.
Performs other duties assigned to fulfill the company’s objectives and position.
Cooperative vehicle and personal computer
Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, and Excel) and NISC (CIS, iVue Connect, and Lead Agent)
Education Degrees, Certificates, Licenses, and Training:
Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Driver’s License
Preferred: Post-secondary courses in business, accounting, marketing, or any other relevant field.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proven ability to multi-task and plan/prioritize work to meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Eagerness to take on responsibilities in a fast-paced, team-oriented business development and B2B sales environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Enthusiastic about helping educate prospects about Cumberland Connect services and offerings.
General knowledge of applicable software and equipment.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with demonstrated problem-solving abilities.
Effective communication skills and the ability to work as a team player.
Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.
Visual Acuity, manual dexterity, hearing, standing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting up to 20 pounds, twisting, balancing, kneeling, crouching, and climbing.
Minimum of eight hours a day, five days a week.
Irregular working hours and pressure to meet various deadlines.
Works inside and outside, including working under inclement weather conditions. Frequently drives to multiple businesses and locations within the CEMC service area.
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required.
CEMC reserves the right to revise or change the description and specifications as needed. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. New March 2022
Education: High School Diploma