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Cherokee Nation Businesses – Federal Solutions, is looking for an International Business Development Specialist for its businesses in the International Sector.  

With a $120 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 200 contracts and 750+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/Pages/home.aspx
http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/careers/Pages/home.aspx
http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/overview.aspx

SUMMARY

The International Business Development position holds the key responsibilities of being the primary contact for new business and generating opportunities for new federal and other types of contracts for the International Sector of Cherokee Nation Businesses’ Federal Solutions Division. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Work with supervisor to develop a sales plan, goals, strategies, budget, etc.
  • Produce new contract opportunities and corresponding capture plans that ultimately lead to the successful generation of new, profitable business for the sector.
  • Develop projections for monthly, weekly and daily sales contacts.
  • Utilize company sales contact system (e.g., Sales Force) and develop processes for system contacts, customer follow-up's, customer screening, etc.
  • Provide weekly reporting on progress of sales.
  • Become involved in local network organizations.
  • Develop and manage marketing/sales material.
  • Maintains good communication with the client, supervisor and peers within the organization to ensure positive and negative feedback is communicated.
  • Serves as customer liaison, listening and understanding the customer issues and problems, providing a solution if possible, and following through on all promises.
  • Research, identify and execute the opportunities in appropriate market. Develop and incorporate the expansion strategy and plan for company.
  • Manage company’s international resources and promote overall brand awareness.
  • Work with multi-function departments to establish goals between customers/clients.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

No direct supervisory/management authority. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field with five to ten years of related experience with federal government clients and conducting business overseas. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to drive business sales and profit growth on a global basis.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to lead and work with cross-functional teams and across multiple functions and disciplines.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle large workloads under time constraints.
  • Strong verbal, written communication and presentation skills.
  • Results-oriented with strong process and execution skills.
  • Willingness to work during non-regular hours with the international team.
  • Willingness to frequently travel especially internationally and the ability to respect and adapt to different cultures.
  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills (MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook & Power Point).
  • Well networked within local organizations. 
  • Become comfortable with technical terms and uses for services provided by the company.
  • Customer oriented, self-disciplines, and results focused.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office environment.  Travel both domestically and internationally will be required.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement |EEO Poster
If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may email “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.
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We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.