Position Description

Business Development Associate, Inside Sales
Location International Headquarters - Lincoln, NE, USA
Job Code 218
# of openings 2
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  • Do you have a burning desire to be the best at what you do?
  • Do you enjoy building relationships with strangers?
  • Are you fiercely competitive? Do you love to win?
  • Do you need to believe the solutions you sell will ultimately make a difference to others?
  • Do you desire a career with purpose?
  • Can you get a meeting with just about anyone, even if you need to be persistent?
  • Are you a sales hunter? Do you want to be rewarded for your performance?
  • Are you a highly disciplined person who always sees things through to the end?
  • Do you have the natural ability to get people to like you?
  • Are you a driver? Do you make things happen?
  • Do you believe that a company's growth and success depend on the talent of its people?

If you answered YES to these questions we may have the ideal role for you at Talent Plus.


Talent Plus, an international human resources consulting firm, is seeking a gifted Business Development Associate to help us with our aggressive growth goals. This individual will drive business development activities to fulfill our vision “to be the leading partner in building and sustaining high-performing and fully-engaged cultures through talent selection, development and analytics." This sales roles will focus primarily on inside sales, prospecting and setting needs analysis meetings with prospective clients. Top candidates will be gifted at building instant rapport and moving others to action. This individual must be competitive, persistent, positive and a self-starter. 



  • An opportunity to work with those who appreciate and reward performance
  • A stimulating growth environment and highly engaged company culture – we are a five-time winner by Great Place to Work® as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States
  • An opportunity to express your creativity
  • An opportunity to build a career

Apply NOW or call Stephanie Morrow or Kyle Bruss to schedule a confidential interview at 402-489-2000.

Equal Opportunity Employer. All financial, employment and personal references will be checked.

Disclaimer: We hate job descriptions! We believe every person has talent and we cater roles to the unique gifts of each of our associates. The description above is meant to be a conceptual representation of this role. Every role at Talent Plus has the primary focus of serving our internal and external customers.

Basic Overview

The Business Development Associate will support the business development efforts and growth of Talent Plus through outbound efforts to set appointments with key leaders and decision makers within prospective client partners. This associate will research and gather information around key issues for prospective organizations. In addition to researching prospective organizations, this associate will be trained to manage and set sales appointments to meet, either in-person or by telephone, with key decision makers identified through the sales and marketing campaigns of Talent Plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Determine key issues specific to individual prospects to be used in outbound calls and use these “hooks” to set sales appointments for our Senior Consultants.
  • Maintain sales appointment schedules.
  • Work with the marketing team to coordinate the delivery of sales materials to each prospect.
  • Establish a rapport with executive assistants in order to break down barriers and set quality appointments with the proper decision makers.
  • Maintain and update account and contact level data in Salesforce, a client relationship management database.
  • Collaborate with the marketing and branding teams to monitor progress of call campaigns, including success rates of targeted messaging, appointments and new client acquisition.
  • Conduct other phone campaigns directed toward driving event participation (i.e. webinars and presentations).


Preferences for Success:

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to multi-task with strong detail orientation
  • Naturally persuasive with a bias to action
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Possess strong problem solving skills and resourcefulness
  • Enjoy talking on the phone for extended time periods
  • Positive and optimistic attitude