Business Development Manager, Global Softlines Positions in Intertek United States

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Business Development Manager, Global Softlines

Intertek is searching for a Business Development Manager to join our Global Softlinesteam. The ideal Business Development Manager candidate will be experienced, self-driven, and able to travel around 25% of their work time (as needed). This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in Business Development with an ATIC industry leader.

What You’ll Do

  • Identify and qualify potential clients with the goal of setting up face to face meetings to propose engagement of service offerings based on client’s business needs. Performance of the Sales Manager in this area is a key measure of effectiveness in the position
  • Responsible for the completion of RFI’s / RFP’s from potential clients, including product demonstrations; liaises with overseas offices and labs in preparation of proposals; including pricing
  • Create and deliver PowerPoint sales presentation or other media to prospect clients
  • Ensure client-specific Standard Operating Procedures, Test Protocols and Work Instructions are well-documented and communicated to Intertek’s global network of offices and labs
  • Active follow-up with clients on marketing & sales campaigns and initiatives
  • Submit daily, weekly and monthly activity reports and communicate with management on progress of sales activities and customer insights
  • Enhance professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, review professional publications, establish personal networks and participate in professional societies
  • Deliver outstanding customer service through timely response and proactive solutions to client’s needs
  • Network with industry contacts through trade shows and industry associations

What It Takes To Be Successful In This Role

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in terms of education, experience and/or training
  • 4+ years related experience, with direct customer interaction
  • International business exposure on consumer products as it relates to product safety and quality
  • Relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Self-managed and responsible to project and time management
  • Strong presentation skills along with proven problem solving and negotiation abilities
  • Research and Report writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office; ability to create spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations

Travel Requirements

  • Expected to travel to all regions of the US and Canada during the year to qualify and close leads (Travel is expected 2-3 times per month for this purpose)
  • Periodic travel to overseas countries to meet with vendors, overseas customer sourcing offices, as well as internal workshops and conferences (Travel is expected 1-2 times per year for this purpose)
  • Physical dexterity/mobility to travel via car, airplane and perform all functions inherent to the position

Why work at Intertek?

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do .

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy .

What We Have To Offer

When Working with Intertek , you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email [email protected] or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.


About Us

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification (ATIC) solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Working at Intertek means joining a global network of state-of-the-art facilities and passionate people who deliver superior customer service with a purpose of bringing quality, safety, and sustainability to life.


Intertek’s Softlines business provides Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification services to retailers, brands, and manufacturers of textiles, apparel, fashion accessories, footwear, and home textiles products. Intertek performs safety, quality, and regulatory testing on textiles from fabric samples to finished products, such as children’s and adult apparel and footwear, personal protective equipment (PPE) apparel, and home furnishings. We help ensure our customers meet consumer demand for high quality, minimize reputational risk, reduce environmental impacts, and protect the interests of retailers, brands, textile manufacturers, and consumer safety.

Company: Intertek

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location: United States

Application Deadline: N/A

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