Director of Business Development in Newberg, Oregon - #64759 | VanderHouwen

Newberg, Oregon

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Job Id: 64759

Director of Business Development
Our rapidly growing client seeks a charismatic Director of Business Development to join their team. This role reports to the Vice President of the division and plays an integral part in ensuring the ongoing success of the organization. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, customer-focused, and confident in their ability to close a sale.

This is role requires qualified applicants to travel monthly to offices near Portland, Oregon Metropolitan Area.

Responsibilities of the Director of Business Development

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers.
  • Perform business development research to ensure steady growth of the organization.
  • Identify customer needs to propose product solutions.
  • Maximize sales by ensuring customer expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Collaborate with various departments to ensure customers receive an exceptional overall experience.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of products, sales trends, and growth markets.
  • Occasional travel up to 20% as needed. 

Director of Business Development Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing required; perishable goods experience highly preferred.
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience involving sales, marketing, product development, or related duties.
  • Tech-savvy and able to learn new systems quickly.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and business partnering skills.
  • Able to effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Strong business acumen with excellent creative problem-solving and decision-making abilities.


Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, employee assistance plan (EAP), vendor services, and 401k with employer contribution.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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