Business Development Director

  • Gallup
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Apr 01, 2018
Full time Business Development Consultant Executive

Job Description

Champion big change. As a key sales leader for one of the most trusted brands in the world, you will influence decision-making at the highest levels and transform the world one client at a time through data-driven analytics and advice.

Who we want:

Sales strategists who walk in, identify business opportunities and close multimillion-dollar deals.

Trusted advisers whose executive presence and engaging personalities enable them to lead tough conversations, make bold recommendations and influence top leaders’ decisions.

Passionate consultants who will thrive in an environment where they sell programs, renew contracts and exceed sales goals.

Competitive learners who have become industry experts by anticipating market and client needs,leading the charge in top business trends.

Confident leaders who inspire their team members with their incredible drive, nonstop intensity and relentless grit.

What you will do:

As a business development director, you will pursue, engage and consult with Fortune 1,000 C-suite executives to sell Gallup’s consulting solutions and build ongoing lucrative partnerships. As a key sales leader, you will visualize, design and communicate sophisticated multiyear, multipractice programs to clients in a way that can be easily understood. We’ll depend on your charismatic leadership style, natural executive presence and commitment to client growth to close deals and grow Gallup’s business pipeline. Partnering with some of the brightest and most engaged coworkers, you will help people and businesses around the world live better lives.

If you’re innovative, passionate, competitive and ready to be on the fast track to becoming a partner at Gallup, join us, and put your greatest strengths to work.


What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • Five years of big-ticket consultative sales experience selling large-scale workplace solutions
  • Experience working for a large management consulting firm or a boutique consultancy firm specializing in workplace solutions preferred
  • A proven record of successful business development in large enterprise, including acquiring consulting projects from new clients
  • Ability to travel 30% to 50% of the time
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

What we offer:

  • A strengths-based, engagement-focused and performance-oriented culture
  • World-class leaders who position, empower and engage their associates
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Work that aligns our mission with your purpose
  • Flexible work environment

Gallup is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that celebrates, supports and promotes diversity and inclusion. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.