Business Development Associate

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Company Description

ITsavvy is a single-source end-to-end IT provider committed to innovative distribution and tailored IT solutions. We have built our reputation as a value-added reseller offering best-in-industry support and delivery speed. Our growing technology portfolio includes Engineered Solutions, Managed Services, Cloud Solutions, and Unified Communications. ITsavvy is headquartered in metro Chicago, with multiple offices and support centers across the U.S.

As a nationwide multicultural company, ITsavvy values our inclusive, tight-knit culture. Embracing our employee’s diverse perspectives and backgrounds are an important part of our company. We encourage our people to share innovative ideas that mold our company day in and day out. We drive ourselves to push boundaries, improve processes, and enable our people to make a strong impact. This great opportunity is for a self-driven individual to work in a fast-paced sales environment. This entry-level position is a great place for career development with a lot of opportunities for upward mobility.

Job Description

The ideal candidate is an individual is one that can learn fast and can be adaptable to talking to various decision-makers and influencers in a company. A person that is self-motivated, personable, and that wants an entry-level sales position that will reward them for the amount of work they put into their job. The individual must be able to handle making cold calls as this is the main function of your job but also be adaptable to various different lead generation campaigns you will need to help with lots of possibilities in career development. If being a part of one of the fastest-growing companies in Chicago and having a direct impact on the future of the company is exciting to you, we should talk.


What You’ll Do

Cold Calling

  • This will be an important part of the job and will be expected to make at a minimum of 50 calls a day.
  • You will be reaching out to people with various degrees of interest in the company and have to overcome objections.
  • Using various methods to make contacts on top of calling (ie email, social selling, mailings, attending trade shows, and various marketing initiatives).

Lead Nurturing

  • The primary focus on all leads is to convert them to a buying client.
  • You will be following up with your leads on a regular basis to uncover new opportunities.
  • You will work with your manager to create weekly campaigns (usually multiple) per week.
  • Regular virtual on-camera with clients to connect them with sales members, engineers, partner specialists.
  • After the first purchase, you will be expected to touch base with new clients.


  • Participate in sales and communication training with your peers
  • Onboarding in company policy, resources, and internal systems
  • Get regular technology training to help you be able to better understand and sell
  • Have the ability to attend lunch and learns / webinars on specialized products and vendors


What You’ll Need

  • 1+ years of customer service or sales experience.
  • Diligent work ethic and strong interest in Partner Management.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-moving environment.
  • Great communication skills, in-person and virtually.
  • Superior organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.


Why You’ll Love ITsavvy

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance with prescription drug coverage.
  • 3 weeks of PTO.
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
  • 401(k) with employer match.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Employee purchase discounts.
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally.
  • Free ITsavvy Swag.

To our future employees. ITsavvy promises to inspire your success. It’s our responsibility to develop your career and knowledge with an empowering environment that retains passionate IT professionals.

ITsavvy is an Equal Employment Opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.


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