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Business Development Associate

Cornerstone Staffing Solutions Oakland, CA
  • Expired: 16 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Do you create value? Are collaboration and long term relationship building the foundation of your professional persona? Can you navigate complex processes and utilize relevant technology in building a robust book of business? We have an immediate Direct Hire need to place a Business Development Associate for a highly lucrative client serving global industries. If you possess the below attributes and requirements, we would love to speak with you today about this career trajectory changing opportunity.


The Business Development Associate will identify and help to build strategic business relationships, partnerships with owners, end-users and the A/E/C community. Provide and assist with Project support for the Project Managers, strategic marketing campaigns and implementation of business development initiatives. The Business Development Associate reports directly to the Regional Director of Project Development.

Job Duties:

  • Identify business opportunities within the western region through direct contact with architectural client contacts, contractors, owners / end-users, lead generation sites in Healthcare, Education, Cannabis, Justice/Public safety and corporate market verticals

  • Assist in the development for a pipeline of strong, new clientele and projects through direct and indirect customer contact and prospecting

  • Daily review of lead generation services (IMS, GovSpend, Plant BIDS, etc.)

  • Assist in making go / no-go decisions on project pursuits with the regional business development director; manage the process and collaborate with the team lead of the pursuits from “go” to the delivery of package to the client

  • Support and manage process with meeting proposal and project deliverable deadlines; including assist project managers with specification and report formatting

  • Review current market strategies, case studies / projects, CRM (Salesforce) and database tools (Teams, Smartsheet, etc.) promotional ideas, client surveys, website, newsletter, social media and marketing collateral.

  • Attend pre-bid/pre-proposal meetings, industry conferences / trade shows when necessary

  • Create and manage the process including working with the marketing department with emails, blogs, marketing campaigns and marketing materials to go to clients.

  • Schedule and coordinate sales and marketing and marketing activities (lunch & learn programs, etc.)

  • Act as communication liaison between regional director, management teams and Project Managers with specification and report formatting.

  • Participate with regional industry associations

  • Maintain business development files / database

Education / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications or equivalent (3-5 years related experience)

  • Highly proficient with MS Office Suite 365, InDesign and CRM (Salesforce)

  • Experience in responding to RFP’s and positioning company for winning proposals

  • Experience in interfacing with all levels of management internally and externally


Interested parties are encouraged to contact a Cornerstone Staffing Solutions professional today at (925)399-4734 or apply directly online at

Keyword: Business Development Manager, Sales & Marketing, Client Relations

Cornerstone Staffing Solutions

Why Work Here?

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Since 2003, CSSI has grown from a neighborhood staffing provider to a $100 million national firm. We employ thousands of people at hundreds of companies across the country. For short-term temporary needs, a large volume of employees for a project, or a critical professional hire, our dedicated staffing industry experts will conduct targeted searches to identify top talent for your administrative, clerical, light industrial and transportation positions. Our Staffing Consultants combine deep-seated knowledge of staffing industry best practices with an entrepreneurial management style to meet your workforce needs. We uphold the American Staffing Association Code of Ethics while striving to further the success of the clients we serve. A woman-owned enterprise, widely respected as a diversity vendor, the company also proudly supports activities and events in the communities where we work and live. Our process is high-tech, but our practice is high-touch. While CSSI Transportation has offices coast to coast, we pride ourselves on our local, friendly service. Our staffing consultants combine deep-seated staffing industry best practices with home town support. If you're seeking a position in finance and accounting, office and professional or a position in manufacturing or distribution, our recruitment experts will work with you to help find your next great career Whether you are seeking a temporary position, temp to hire, or a direct hire opportunity, our dedicated team of staffing professionals is here to help you! Awarded the Best of Staffing by Inavero, Cornerstone puts 7 people to work every hour! Contact us today to make the next hour yours!


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