CSIG Holding Company

Business Development Specialist

Function
Sales
Location
US-MI-Chesterfield, MI

Overview

Business Development Specialist
StoryPoint

 

Position Summary:
The Business Development Specialist is responsible for increasing community awareness and promoting the company’s brand in the marketplace. This position will be responsible for developing on-going relationships with referral agencies and community organizations. The Business Development Specialist is responsible for attending relevant networking and marketing events in order to expand business contacts and relationships. This position may require up to 80% regional travel.

 

Required Experience for Business Development Specialist:

  • Experience and/or training in a senior independent and/or assisted living community. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the senior market and various senior living products. 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and complete assignments accurately; can work independently, and manage time effectively. 
  • Must exhibit a high degree of initiative and creativity, good judgment, and professional ethics.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be highly organized, able to prioritize, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous experience with a CRM tool such as Yardi preferred.

 

Primary Responsibilities for Business Development Specialist:

  • Converts universe to traffic and drives traffic to property via local events, campaigns, advertising, and networking efforts. 
  • Seeks new opportunities to expand our growing number of referral sources.
  • Conduct outreach and develop ongoing relationships with referral agencies, community/professional organizations and other sources. 
  • Maintains relationships with community partners by reaching out to partners/referral sources weekly. 
  • Follows up on potential referrals and cross sells other internal services with Leasing Consultant. 
  • Attend relevant networking and marketing events in order to expand business contacts and relationships. 
  • Maintains awareness of open inventory, overall market pricing and occupancy and revenue goals for the community.
  • Promotes a high resident retention rate through resident referral programs, renewals and community events. 
  • Serves as an educational resource for residents, care givers and staff members.
  • Use prescribed tools to track all outreach activity and results; ensures Leasing Consultant follows up with all communications and referrals. 
  • Communicate outreach results and metrics to Business Development Specialist and Leasing Consultant; collaborate on continuous improvement and performance of outreach efforts. 
  • Promotes the organization in a positive manner and sets the example for organizational standards for excellence.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned or needed

 

General Working Conditions:
This position entails standing for long periods of time. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to communicate effectively with others, sit, stand, walk and use hands to handle keyboard, telephone, paper, files, and other equipment and objects. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to review detailed documents and read computer screens. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The work environment requires appropriate interaction with others. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. Occasional travel to different locations may be required.

Serving is our Business

Connecting Seniors, Families and Communities

StoryPoint and Independence Village have over 35 years of experience working and living with seniors creating a deep understanding of their unique needs and desires. It’s this combination of technology, understanding, appreciation, and commitment that sets us apart and makes our culture so special for both our employees and our residents. Everyone in our communities commits to appreciating our residents as individuals who deserve to shine, every day.

 

Not Just Making Every Day Great. Making Every Minute Great. There are 1,440 minutes in every single day. We aspire to make each one of them an exceptional moment. This philosophy is supported by our 6 powerful, yet simple pillars: Dream Big, Have Courage, Take Initiative, Be Accountable, Give Back & Enjoy it. We strive to fulfill the aspirational yet unattainable goal of creating the absolute best experience with every person, in every interaction, every minute of every day.

 

It begins with empowering our employees. Every employee, at every level of the company, is expected to perform like a leader. Everyone is encouraged and expected to put the needs of each other above everything else. No one here just “does their job” The mission is to create the absolute best experiences. This emphasis on putting people first has helped us successfully grow for the right reasons.

 

We have developed an environment that attracts dreamers, adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek career opportunities with us. We find people who believe that true happiness is only found in the service of others. We want high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the biggest ideas.

 

We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.

 

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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