Business Development Manager (Western Region)

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Business Development Manager (Western Region)
Salary Range
Depends on Experience (base + uncapped commission)
Benefits included
Sales & Marketing Jobs
Seattle - US
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Our client is a leading manufacturer and distributor of packaging solutions to the biopharma and food industries. They have facilities in North America and Europe and are currently in need of a Business Development Manager in the Seattle area. The candidate will build, grow and look after the Western US territory, with main focus on the Seattle area (90%).

The ideal candidate is a hunter who accepts challenges, a person with a strong entrepreneurial spirit who gets excited about building a business and growing his/her own territory. Being self-driven, dynamic, organized, and having a strong sense of urgency are among the main requirement to be successful in this position. The company offers a competitive base salary, a rewarding (uncapped) commission structure, and a supportive environment. A few existing accounts will be inherited as well.

Previous B2B sales experience in pharmaceutical, medical device, biotech, food/CPG (consumer packaged goods), packaging or logistics industry is preferred.


  • Identify viable clients and connect with them through cold calling/emailing/prospecting initiatives.
  • Generate and follow up on leads and set up face-to-face meetings with prospective clients.
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing clients.
  • Capitalize on networking opportunities through trade shows, conferences, corporate events.
  • Identify client needs and meet deadlines.
  • Work along with the internal teams to provide customers with quality products and outstanding service.
  • Prepare and deliver product presentations.
  • Create business proposals to be presented to clients.
  • Work both in team and autonomously and keep track of all the sales activities.


  • 3+ years of experience in a B2B sales role, within the packaging, biopharma, medical device, biotech, or CPG/food industries.
  • Enthusiastic and self-starting approach.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to succeed in a competitive environment.
  • Negotiation skills, professionalism and business acumen.
  • Ability to interact with people by phone, emails and face to face.
  • Recognize new business opportunities and pursue them with persistency.
  • Respond to requests for price quotations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Recruiter Info


Alessia Pagliaroli

Senior Recruiter at Goldbeck Recruiting Inc.

Alessia takes a consultative approach with all her placements. She feels that, as a recruitment specialist, she is the “eyes and ears of the market” for both the client and candidate. She enjoys bringing value to her clients by being completely transparent, knowing the industry, and providing a competitive point of view.

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