Outside Sales and Business Development

January 27, 2021
Full-time
Virginia Beach, Virginia
$80,000 - $110,000 a year

What is Bacon?

We are a start-up company on the move and growing fast! We make temp work professional and respectable by holding employers and workers accountable. Our app allows them to choose one another based on performance. Employers can post one or multiple shifts and workers can apply for jobs on the app and work when it fits their schedule. This flexibility attracts quality workers who would otherwise be unavailable, including college students, stay-at-home parents, second income earners, retired professionals, and veterans. These workers appreciate the opportunity to earn extra money, try new things, and build camaraderie with fellow Bacon workers. The employers value the higher quality workforce that is provided through the Bacon platform and the ease of finding extra help when they need it.

hustle & shine mentality required

We seek those who show up to get the job done and leave a legendary positive impression in all they do.

job description

This will involve developing a pipeline of employer customers who will create an account on our temp hiring app and consistently post jobs on this digital platform. The role requires a dogged determination to build relationships with potential clients and nurture them into revenue-generating opportunities. The sales territory assigned to this role will be located in Virginia Beach/ Norfolk as well as the surrounding areas. The industries that have utilized Bacon the most and that are a natural fit are: warehouse fulfillment/ production, catering and events, landscaping, construction, and janitorial. That being said, we have also partnered with many other types of companies that are in need of professional and reliable temp help.

responsibilities

  • Research and target industries that need temp help, regularly canvasing territory for lead generation
  • Meet in person with employer prospects throughout the territory to present the Bacon digital platform and program
  • Consistently follow up with employer prospects through ebbs and flows of business cycles, converting them to clients that post jobs on the Bacon portal
  • Become an expert on the Bacon hiring app and administrative management portal
  • Work closely with Client Success and Worker Recruitment teams to fully service clients
  • Network to build a base of business primarily in the employer vertical
  • Become aware of ways to promote our corresponding worker base
  • Strongly represent the company mission, vision, and values in all actions
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation of all client service activity in HubSpot CRM

required skills

*5+ YEARS OF OUTSIDE SALES EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • A visible sense of caring shown in natural behavior
  • A self-motivated mentality and “go-getter” attitude
  • An ability to set and achieve goals
  • Solid people skills and phone etiquette
  • Writing and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and organizing work
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to regularly drive to locations in Virginia Beach/ Norfolk and the surrounding areas

benefits

  • **SALES POSITION COMPENSATION INCLUDES BASE SALARY (between $55,000- $65,000 based on experience) PLUS UNCAPPED COMMISSION**
  • Yearly total compensation ranges between $80,000-$110,000.
  • Be part of a fast-growing tech company that is building the gig economy
  • Learn the ins and outs of growing a start-up
  • Make a REAL contribution to the foundation of the company
  • Accelerate your career as the company grows
  • Close-knit, fun, and supportive team
  • Computer and gas reimbursement provided
  • Work from home

culture

Our culture is crucial to all that we do. We expect all team members and platform workers to “Hustle and Shine.” Be ready to work hard and grow in exciting ways you haven’t experienced before. Although we value honesty and openness, we are always respectful in our communication and interactions as a team. We wear many hats, some within our area of responsibility and some to support the team.   Bacon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

about bacon inc

Bacon is an on-demand workforce mobile app that connects companies with pre-screened, quality temp workers on short notice. Our app is a big part of the quickly growing and popular “gig economy/ side hustle” movement. Whether employers need to staff up for a busy time of year, periodically supplement their permanent workforce, or "try before they buy" with a temp to hire scenario, we provide the support needed to quickly fill shifts. Our application makes it a snap to post a job and browse a variety of applicants, including worker profiles that list past experience and reviews of their performance. Bacon helps employers respond to changing demands, and workers can earn extra income, try an assortment of jobs on their own schedule, and meet new people.

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