Sales Relationship Developer

Benchmark Inc

Are you an experienced sales relationship development professional who has incredible people skills and a passion for finding the next right client? Do you have a track record of performance and are someone who values strong and lasting relationships that are built on trust? If so, and if you enjoy collaborating with others to develop practical, client-specific solutions, we want to talk with you!

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Hungry. Goes above and beyond to achieve team goals. Self-motivated and diligently looks for the next challenge. Encourages others on the team to continuously improve and holds themselves and others accountable. Passionate about their work and their team.
  • Humble. They are quick to point out contributions of others and define success collectively rather than individually. They support healthy conflict and enjoy sharing credit with the team. They are focused on fostering trust, and they lead by example. They are willing to do any level of work and chip in whenever needed.
  • People Smart. Strong interpersonal skills and trustworthy. Quick to build trust among their coworkers. Has good judgment and intuition around the subtleties of group dynamics and understands the impact of their words and actions. A sense of humor is a must.
  • Balanced. Smart, organized, process-oriented, and strategic. Able think ahead and see the bigger picture.
  • Self-Aware. Handles problems proactively with good judgment and humility. Strong and responsive communicator, down to earth, and not easily offended.
  • Disciplined. Firmly rooted in their core values and does the right thing – even when no one is watching.
  • Goal-Oriented. Focuses on their own goals as well as the goals of the team and the organization.
  • Confident. Strong and logical. Calm and cool under pressure.
  • Lifelong Learner. Always looking to do more, learn more, and grow.

Teamwork, Support, and Process

  • Business to Business (B2B) sales relationship development, selling consulting services to national companies with multiple facilities and complex roof and pavement assets.
  • Develop relationships with new and existing prospects and clients with the intent of increasing sales and expanding our client base.
  • Develop and execute personal and company sales plans.
  • Follow-up on sales leads.
  • Engage with current and prospective clients through phone, email communication, social media, virtual and on-site meetings as appropriate, client seminars, trade shows, and various other business development activities.
  • Assist in developing proposals and estimates as needed.
  • Network with industry partners, contractors, manufacturers, and Benchmark team members to pursue potential referrals, leads, and opportunities.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • A proven record of selling professional services.
  • Experience selling to key decision makers in a commercial or industrial environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in executing a proven sales process.
  • Experience developing and implementing a strategic sales plan.
  • Strong work ethic in achieving personal and company goals.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and technical capacity/ability.
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a passion for sales and relationship development.
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Willingness to travel (amount of travel time varies according to business need and/or client preference).


  • Encourages flow of communication and fosters relationships throughout the company and with our clients.
  • Communicates with teammates and leadership to effectively balance workload.


  • Bachelor’s (BA/BS) degree or equivalent experience in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Engineering, or an industry-related field.
  • Prior experience in a sales relationship development position (minimum of 5 years).
  • Able to work in the Microsoft Office 365 suite of products (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, etc.).


  • Experience working with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System. Benchmark uses Deltek Vision.
  • Experience working in a related field/industry (engineering, construction, architecture, professional services, etc.).
  • Experience with EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System).

We offer an unmatched professional culture with a family feel and where community matters. We provide opportunity for professional and personal growth to all employees. We think and act according to our core values – they are at the very heart of everything we do:

  • Be a strong team based on relationship and trust.
  • Be really committed to being technically excellent.
  • Be a benchmark.

Benchmark employees enjoy a full suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability (short and long-term), supplemental insurances (accident and critical illness), employee assistance program, 401(k) with employer matching contributions, and paid vacation, holidays, and volunteer days.

Job ID: 82898

Posted 15 days ago

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