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PromoWorks, a CROSSMARK company is hiring for a seasoned Business Development Manager to identify opportunities with Consumer Package Goods companies, Internal Marketing, and Shopper Marketing Teams to drive volume and consistency of in-store events. This position is an on-site sales position at the Corporate Headquarters of this Matthews-based Grocer. This will be a remote role at first and will transition to the office when COVID restrictions allow.

To help us grow, we are seeking a mid-level, sales-driven, Business Development Manager. To hit the ground running, we are looking for a "Hunter", who is driven by reaching and exceeding sales and margin targets; proactively seeks to source new contacts to drive sales of in-store events, is creative in developing themes for Consumer Packaged Goods participation and has experience working with or for a CPG or Grocery Retailer. Sales experience working in shopper marketing, marketing services, consumer promotion and/or the CPG industry is a strong plus.

PromoWorks is a leading shopper engagement company providing marketing services both inside and outside the store. We develop and activate nationwide engagement programs for our CPG and retail clients. With over 20 years of engagement expertise, we are growing both our client base and service offering. Owned by CROSSMARK, a leading merchandiser/broker in the CPG category, we are looking to deepen and broaden our client base.


  • Proactively identify Consumer Packaged Goods contacts to grow the volume and consistency of in-store events

  • Meet or exceed quarterly and yearly sales targets and margins

  • Establish new, and maintain strong client relationships

  • Take charge to grow existing CPG participation and develop new clients

  • Understand CPG brand challenges and translate them into relevant solution discussions

  • Actively manage the sales pipeline to ensure volume and consistency of events

  • Effectively and professionally communicate verbal and written materials

  • Demonstrate a passion for the highest quality of work

  • Be a self-starter and an independent thinker with exceptional teamwork skills to effectively manage the events business

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities in a highly time-sensitive environment

  • Strong time management and understands the sense of urgency

  • Ability to research and identify new contacts, create events that align with the retailer Marketing Plans, and is comfortable working with a variety of teams within the Retailer for optimal success.

  • Comfortable with and open to a level of administration work that needs to be completed to complete the sales cycle.

Responsibilities With Regard to Workers’ Compensation Claims: You are responsible for reporting any employment-related injury you incur to your direct supervisor as soon as possible following an incident resulting in an injury.

NOTE: This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed. Associates will be expected, if possible, to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education/Experience: A four (4) year college degree or equivalent training with relevant experience; 7+ years of experience in a business development role.

Other Functions: Ability to manage multiple priorities within tight timelines. Ability to create and deliver presentations; Respect for organizational policies and procedures; Sales-centric approach to all business opportunities; Extensive use of and experience with MS Office, Excel, Sales Force, and Outlook. Stellar work ethic with a sense of responsibility and urgency; Professional, assertive, and service-oriented in nature; Demonstrated track record of meeting and or exceeding sales quotas; Experience interacting with mid-level management; Highly organized to manage program flow through; Good understanding of the end-to-end development cycle of a client engagement; Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None.

Supervisory Responsibility: None.

Working Conditions: On-site position at the Client’s headquarters in Matthews, NC.

Physical Demands: Able to type freely and work with computer monitors and keyboards for prolonged periods of time on a daily basis; Able to drive and fly on commercial airlines.

Language Skills: English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be advantageous based on business necessity.

Posted Date 5 hours ago (1/17/2022 3:06 PM)

Req ID 2021-185704

Primary Work Location : Location US-NC-Matthews

Category Business Development