Full Job Description
DLR Group is an integrated design firm that aspires to be the most creative enterprise on the planet. Our brand promise is to elevate the human experience through design. If that challenge is appealing, you're at the right place.
DLR Group is seeking a talented Business Development Leader to help grow our Higher Education practice.
Locations: Minneapolis or Chicago are preferred but we are open to other locations for the right candidate - territory/geography of responsibility includes ND, SD, MN, WI, MI, IN, IL, IA, MO, NE, KS.
If you’re someone who loves to identify decision makers, build and cultivate lifelong mutually beneficial relationships, and work in concert with a team of incredible building designers, talk to us about our Business Development Leader role for our Higher Education studio.
DLR Group is 100% employee owned and as such you’ll enjoy the opportunity to have ownership in the Firm.
We love candidates who want to win, while making sure our clients benefit from our brand promise of “Elevating the Human Experience Through Design”. We also know that our only way to grow is by hiring and keeping the best talent in our industry. If you feel like we are a good fit for you, tell us! In addition to applying, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org telling us about your background and passion related to the Higher Education Business Development Leader role in 300 words or fewer.
10+ years of relevant business development experience – experience marketing to colleges and universities or in the design/construction industry with architecture, engineering, construction, economic development fields would be a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Architecture, or related field preferred.
Eagerness to expand the company with new clients and sales by winning design projects.
Self-motivated and self-directed.
Strong written and oral communication abilities.
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
Collaborative and able to work with a wide spectrum of personalities.
Comfortable in both leader and team-player roles.
Ability to research, gather intel, analyze data, create and execute strategic plans.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
Must have a sense of urgency.
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
Demonstrate proven track record of sales results.
Ability to travel to a regional territory of states along with overnight stays.
Proficient computer skills - Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse. Our promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group is 100 percent employee-owned and fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.
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We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.