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Business Development Director

Gullview Technologies
Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Gullview Technologies is looking for a Business Development Director with a proven track record of success in uncovering opportunities and generating new business. The ideal candidate for this role will have demonstrated success in an outside sales role finding new prospects through cold calling, networking, referrals and using multiple methods to set up meetings with ideal clients.

The Business Development Director will bring experience of developing and building out an effective sales approach to message, attract, and fill an effective sales funnel of prospects. This will entail following a consistent sales process for generating lists of potential clients, prioritizing opportunities, qualifying potential new clients, understanding the clients business drivers, building relationships, presenting solutions, and closing business in accordance with sales quotas and expectations.

The Business Development Director must have business acumen and know how to uncover the clients true business needs and tie to the value we bring. They will build trust and rapport quickly with a variety of stakeholders, effectively networking within organizations to gain access to additional contacts at multiple levels, influence decisions and gain commitment throughout the sales process.


  • Continuously look for new growth opportunities, comprised of multi-year, complex projects that will drive business transformation for our cients
  • Identify probable ideal clients of Gullviews solutions, who and how to reach the appropriate decision makers, what important decision-making criteria is for each of them, to spark valueable conversations to get in the door
  • Generate interest with key stakeholders to procure discovery conversations and meetings at mutliple levels throughout the organization
  • Ask effective questions uncovering the customers current situation, desired situation, pain points, business drivers, application needs and decision-making processes to recommend the best solutions, and to qualify opportunities
  • Demonstrate business acumen and understanding of how Gullviews solutions match and will benefit the clients business operations, based on expressed needs, to influence decisions and gain commitment
  • Develop a planned approach to achieve sales goals including activities, milestones and communicate progress, risks, assumptions and dependencies associated with the plan
  • Differentiate Gullview from competitors by identifying key criteria that are important to the customer, educate and train them on Gullviews value proposition and competitive advantages
  • Coordinate and drive a team selling approach with strategic opportunities (including leadership and technical resources) to further develop the relationship and to present more complex solutions
  • Facilitate smooth transitions to Gulliviews team that will work with the client on the Assessment process and move to the next scope of work as needed
  • Research, capture and document significant customer and prospect information. Include notes from conversations, company size, competitors used, technology in place, key contacts, etc.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending industry events, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, to gain access to new contacts and learn about current trends in the industry
  • Support Gullview leadership when they present at events, generating interest and attendance, meeting with prospects and networking partners and actively following up to generate opportunities and ask for introductions


  • PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS 4-year College Degree, in Business preferred 5+ years solution sales experience, selling at executive level, selling a service preferred Experience selling into companies $300M - $1B in revenue Demonstrated success opening new business and meeting/exceeding sales quota Strong business acumen with ability to discern and uncover business needs and goals Understand how technology can solve business problems (detailed technical knowledge is not required) Understand the client procurement process in technology services Effective communication and presentation skills Build rapport, trust, credibility, and strong professional relationships with wide range of people including C-Suite executives PC proficiency (Microsoft Office Suite) required Experience with CRM preferred Requires some travel within the Twin Cities metro (or extended area). Minimal national travel may be required. Values and exemplifies company Core Values: o Faith, Family, then Job o We consider our employees family o We are passionate about our work o We are strategic partners who transform businesses through innovative IT solutions

Gullview Technologies


Minneapolis, MN



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