Job Description: Business Development
Reports to: Assigned AISC Director of Market Development
Located: In or near New York
Summary: For nearly 100 years, the American Institute of Steel Construction has been the leading advocate and trusted resource for American structural steel. These business development representatives build and retain strong relationships in the design and construction community by being visibly present in target cities, while leveraging the resources and expertise of AISC to deliver better project outcomes. The primary responsibility of this role is to educate the design and construction community about the benefits of structural steel with the goal of influencing them to select structural steel framing systems for the projects over which they can exercise influence.
AISC's business development specialists live and work in target cities around the country building relationships and meeting with key decision makers about the benefits of fabricated structural steel for their buildings. They spend at least 10 days a month calling on architects, structural engineers, owners/developers and contractors to help them deliver better project outcomes with steel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the increased use of domestically fabricated structural steel through:
*This position does not offer visa sponsorship or relocation assistance*
*No third parties or recruiters only candidates please*
*Generally prefer candidates in the New York/New Jersey location*
-A minimum of 3 experience in building design, construction or fabrication. -Technical background (a degree in civil/structural engineering, construction management or architecture), construction industry sales/marketing experience, or structural steel fabrication experience is preferred. -Fantastic verbal and written communication skills are critical to your success. -You'll also need to be comfortable working with clients and public speaking. -Knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Docs/Drive, CRM) -Creativity, writing expertise, appreciation of the unique role of each individual on the design-construction team, drive, organization skills and sales aptitude are a necessity.