Business Development Director

Houston, TX 77000

Posted: 02/27/2024 Industry: Marketing Communications Job Number: 3272 Pay Rate: $135K

Job Description

Elevate Your Career as a Business Development Director - Houston, TX

Are you a tenacious go-getter with an unyielding drive to succeed? Do you possess the confidence to close deals, the assertiveness to excel, and the dependability to thrive in a competitive environment? Are you known for your innate curiosity, strong business acumen, and your passion for deciphering the intricacies of businesses? If you're a master of constructive conversations and a team player who flourishes in dynamic environments, our client has an exclusive opportunity for you!

Position Overview: Business Development Director As a Business Development Director, you'll play a pivotal role within their Houston regional sales team. Your mission? To uncover promising business opportunities, cultivate relationships, and gain a deep understanding of our customer's critical business strategies in the market. Teaming up with subject matter experts, you'll craft and execute tailor-made solutions that help their clients achieve their most ambitious business goals.


Compensation and Benefits: Your potential knows no bounds. Their enticing compensation package comprises:

  • Base salary
  • Commissions linked to revenue generation
  • Fiscal year bonus based on revenue productivity and profitability
  • Performance-based bonuses tied to crucial sales metrics during your first two years
  • Comprehensive benefits encompassing health insurance, dental & vision coverage, prescription coverage, pet insurance, life insurance, 401K & profit sharing
  • Eligibility for the prestigious President's Club travel award
  • Car allowance, company laptop, mobile device reimbursement
  • Full expense account for hosting client engagements

If you're a dynamic individual with a proven sales record and a burning desire to excel, we invite you to embark on this exhilarating journey. Join them in shaping the future of business development.

Apply now and become a part of their triumphant team!


Job Requirements


    • Location: Must be currently located in the Houston, TX area.
    • Expertise: A minimum of 7 years of direct B2B sales experience targeting Fortune 1000 companies.
    • Proven Track Record: A history of conquering new business development challenges, specializing in marketing solutions or professional business services.
    • Sales Dynamo: Demonstrable success in prospecting, revenue expansion, and cultivating large accounts
    • Sales Cycle Virtuoso: Adept at navigating sales cycles of varying durations (3 to 6 to 12 months).
    • Steadfastness: An impressive record of career stability, with a maximum of three employers in the past ten years.
    • Education: A four-year college degree is preferred.
    • Tech Enthusiast: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products is a must. Familiarity with web, SaaS, and mobile applications is a plus.

Meet Your Recruiter

Susan Schoenberger
Executive Search Consultant

Susan joined WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW in November, 2009 as a Senior Search Consultant. She focuses on the Print, Packaging, Marketing Communications, Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO), Manufacturing and Construction industries placing Sales, Operations, Management and Corporate-level Executives.

Prior to joining WBP Chicago NW, Susan worked for an MRI executive search firm specializing in the Electrical industry. In her role, she was successful in filling positions in both Electrical Distribution and Manufacturing. Her focus was placing Sales, Operations, Senior Management and Pricing/Purchasing managers.

Susan also worked for another large, international business where she recruited for positions in several vertical markets. She moved into a Senior Staffing Partner role for the corporate office and continued recruiting for positions in Sales, Operations and Engineering for the automation, Fire/Life Safety and Security business sector.

Susan is very happy to be part of the WBP Chicago NW team, one that prides itself on professionalism, integrity and the willingness to provide the highest level of customer service to their clients.


  • 2015 Top Search Consultants
  • 2015 Management Recruiters International Network Pacesetter winner
  • Nationally ranked Project Manager
  • Member of the #4 (of 500) Global Billing Management Team
  • Member of the Top Midwest Billing Management Team (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

Susan enjoys travel, interior decorating, boating and spending time with family.


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