Business Development Manager

Chicago, IL 60602

Industry: Sales

Smart Resources, a division of BG Staffing, Inc. (a publicly traded company) is seeking an experienced Salesperson in the Chicago Loop area.

Smart Resources is hiring and growing! We are a premiere staffing firm that has provided top talent for over 23 years. We specialize in providing professionals on a contract, project management, consulting and a direct hire basis. With years of expertise in Accounting and Finance and Administrative verticals, we pride ourselves in a consultative approach understanding our client’s needs. In 2017 we were acquired by BG Staffing, a multi-million dollar public company headquartered in Plano, TX giving us national exposure.

Currently, we are looking for a focused and results-oriented professional to join us as we expand our operations in Chicago. Focusing your time on the business development function for the firm, you will market our services to prospective clients, build upon existing client relationships as well as network throughout the business community to spread brand awareness and key differentiators.  If you are a self-confident, motivated person with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills – and you enjoy a fast-paced team-driven environment – please apply below.

Job Summary 

As a Business Development Manager, your responsibilities will include: 

Develop, grow and nurture client relationships: Marketing our services via telephone and in-person meetings with new and existing clients to expand the utilization of our services while providing an outstanding customer experience. Identify and discuss future project initiatives with clients, ensure clients’ expectations are met and match consultants’ skill sets with client engagement requirements, presenting highly skilled consultants to the client. Will be extensively involved in outside trade associations and various networking activities both inside and outside or normal business hours to promote services and brand awareness in the marketplace

  • Bachelors degree.
  • Previous experience in a Business Development or Outside Sales role (staffing industry experience preferred).
  • Successful candidates will have excellent business development, negotiation, communication, project management and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to define and discuss project requirements with senior-level executives

Top Reasons to Work for Smart Resources:

  • EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER – Our more than 34-year history of success and strong client relationships provide a level of stability few companies can match. 
    •PERFORMANCE = REWARD – We offer exceptional earning potential and a competitive benefits package, including a base salary and monthly performance-based bonuses, paid time off as well as group health, life and disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan. 
    •TOOLS FOR SUCCESS – We provide world-class training, client relationship management tools and advanced technology to help you succeed. As part of BG Staffing, a multi-million dollar staffing entity, collaboration and strategy exists across multiple verticals.
    •RESPECTED ORGANIZATION – Parent company, BG Staffing was recently named by Staffing Industry Analyst as Fasted Growing Companies.

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with competitive earning potential? If you are seeking a rewarding, challenging and dynamic environment, we invite you to apply today!


Maren Chan
Internal Recruiter

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