Business Development Team Lead (Internal)

Chicago, IL 60602

Posted: 09/27/2019 Industry: Staffing

Business Development Team Lead

Are you a successful staffing producer looking to take that next step into leadership?

This may be the role for you!

Smart Resources, now a division of BG Staffing, Inc. (a publicly traded company) is seeking a Business Development Team Lead for our Chicago office.

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 Administrative/Office Support and Finance/Accounting 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 leader to join us as we expand our operations in Chicago. Focusing your time on both team mentorship and your own business development so as you will market our services to prospective clients, build upon existing client relationships as well as network throughout the business community you will also develop our team as our local leader.  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 Team Lead, 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.

In addition to individual production, this position will take a key role in working to develop our internal Recruiting and Business Development team. 

Top Reasons to Work for Smart Resources:

  • EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER – Our more than 23-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!


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Previous experience in a Business Development or Outside Sales role (staffing industry experience required).

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.

Smart Resources/Accountable Search, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is Chicago's premier source for valuable direct-hire, temporary and temporary-to-hire candidates to our client companies. We specialize in the Administrative & Clerical, Accounting and Human Resources placements. To learn more about our services, visit

Maren Chan
Internal Recruiter

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