Business Development Officer I

Stewart Title of Minnesota Breckenridge, CO
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Job Summary:

The Business Development Officer I - Retail is responsible for selling Stewart products and services to customers within an assigned territory or market segment. Responsibilities include building relationships with customers; advising customers on products and services; maximizing profitability on products and services; and acting as a liaison between sales, other departments and customers on products, services and technology.

Job Roles:

* Build and maintain relationships with prospects and existing customers.

* Demonstrate knowledge of Stewart products and services, as well as competitors' products and services.

* Develop leads and sales opportunities and follow through with defined sales plan.

* Analyze and interpret records of present and past sales, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenue, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred for management.

* Report business development and sales activity as required by sales manager.

* Achieve personal sales and profit targets according to sales plan created by sales manager.

* Maintain an updated target list of prospective, qualified customers in CR and monitor progress in converting from prospective to current customers.

* Work with other business units to cross-sell Stewart products and services.

* Represent Stewart in the market and at industry events.

* Promote open communication between sales, title, escrow and customer service representatives to maintain mutually beneficial, productive internal relationships.

* Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and maintaining personal networks.

Role Specific Knowledge:

* Systems Knowledge - MS Office, Enterprise CRM, AIM , and Stewart online.

* Understanding of the key drivers of the title and escrow market including industry trends, company information and knowledge of the competitive landscape.

* Must also have an understanding of what drives the real estate-related market and how our Customers and Prospects successfully operate within this market.

* Knowledge of Stewart products/solutions a plus.

* Strong communication, leadership, customer service, presentation, and negotiation skills.

Education, Licensure, and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree preferred.

* 2-4 years sales experience (Title Insurance industry experience preferred).

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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