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Director of Business Development

Director of Business Development 

This is an exciting, new, executive level position within the manufacturing industry. Our client is searching for a forward thinking, strategic, motivated Director of Business Development to identify, define, research, and create business markets and opportunities for a new product line.

The Director will implement a strategic business development plan, designed to take the company to new heights and lead to significant growth and financial impact of the company.


  • Identify new markets and current market opportunities 
  • Analyze market strategies, requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities; recommending investments
  • Develop strategies and implementation plans of new opportunities in alignment with company strategies and existing operations. Examine risk and potentials while developing mitigation plans.
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Identify trendsetter ideas within the industry by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements; tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments.
  • Contact potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.
  • Plan and oversee new marketing initiatives.
  • Attend conferences, meetings, and industry events.


  • Four-year degree in Business Administration / Marketing or equivalent experience.
  • 10 years of experience in developing business in a manufacturing company.
  • Thorough understanding of the product life cycle with special emphasis on new product introduction. -> THIS IS KEY! 
  • Understand the function and capability of all machines in the shop, with overall knowledge of gear manufacturing, machine process and equipment capability

This is a true business development role! You will be a part launching a new product into market and working with a brand new set of clients - that you will source. 

If you match the qualifications and are up for this challenge send resumes to Miranda at MVonFricken@CPSRecruiter.com 


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Start Date:
Pay Rate:
$90,000 - 100,000/year
Syracuse, NY 13209
Job Type:
Direct Hire
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