Vice President of Business Development

New York, NY

Vice President of Business Development

Cemtrex Inc. (NASDAQ: CETX) has launched a new innovative technology group focused on developing cutting edge products for IoT product markets. Cemtrex is looking for a talented, driven individual to join our organization as VP of Business Development. This position will be responsible for corporate client acquisition for our cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) products, including the Cemtrex SmartDesk, the reinvention of the personal workspace. The person will spearhead business development activities from the ground up to proactively cultivate the growth process.

We are looking for an experienced hands-on manager who is seeking a challenge and the opportunity to demonstrate his/her talents and reap the rewards from building a business. The ideal candidate will have comprehensive experience in technology and electronic products. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer & VP of the Advanced Technologies Division.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively sell to new customers and manage existing client relationships
  • Direct responsibility for the identification, contact, qualification and development of viable new accounts.
  • Accurately forecast and deliver revenue commitments
  • Manage the prospecting plan development and execution for new accounts at a very high level.
  • Work closely with other internal functions including Marketing, Sales Engineering and Technical Support
  • Build a personal network of executive relationships within key customers and partners to leverage for value creation in customer references, PR, media, industry events, etc
  • Responsible for the development, execution, and delivery of quality solution focused client presentations at a ā€œCā€ level.
  • Identify, evaluate and manage new business opportunities and marketing initiatives.
  • Actively and continuously pursue new business to expand organizational growth.
  • Represents company at trade association meetings to promote product.
  • Establish new alliances with various other companies and customers to secure long term revenue streams and expand existing markets.
  • Other duties as assigned based on business needs

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of experience in enterprise sales ā€“ Consumer Electronics, IT or similar
  • Outstanding, proven sales experience
  • Proven abilities in operating with very senior clients, creating long term relationships and delivering programs of major impact within complex organizations.
  • Team oriented and collaborative approach; outstanding listening skills and the ability to manage through influence
  • Sophisticated executive demeanor, comfortable functioning at the highest levels of client organizations
  • Excellent presentation skills, including strong verbal and writing capabilities
  • Demonstrated people leadership; exceptional track record as a leader who finds, develops and cultivates outstanding teams
  • A Driven, Positive, Upbeat Attitude.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple departments across the organization.
  • Familiarity and commitment to daily activity tracking in corporate CRM tool.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work both independently and with others.
  • Ability to operate in a fast moving, team-oriented, collaborative environment with tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in using MS Office Suite and Windows-based computer applications.