Director of Business Development

Richland, MS 39218

Posted: 09/13/2023 Industry: Management Job Number: 247955 Pay Rate: $110000.00/year City: Richland Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

Company Description

Located in Richland, Mississippi, this leading provider of electrical construction services has over 90 years of experience. They specialize in the construction and maintenance of electrical power systems, including transmission lines, substations, and distribution systems. With a strong reputation for delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget, this company is committed to safety, innovation, and customer satisfaction. Their team of skilled professionals excels at tackling complex projects and providing tailored solutions to meet clients' unique needs. Through teamwork and collaboration, they continue to be a trusted leader in the electrical construction industry. 




Incentives and bonus structure

401k with company match

Group health, long-term disability and supplemental life insurance plans

Optional dental, vision, short-term disability and supplemental life insurance plans

Flexible spending accounts (health & dependent care)

Role Description

This role involves identifying, developing, and closing new business opportunities, as well as leading business planning, generating leads, negotiating contracts, and managing accounts. The ideal candidate will conduct high-level industry research to develop effective business development strategies, identify market opportunities through meetings and networking, create development plans and forecasting projections, and plan and oversee new marketing initiatives. 


  • New business development, lead generation, and business planning skills

  • Contract negotiation and account management skills

  • Experience in the construction or utility industry

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain relationships with key clients and stakeholders

  • Strong communication, collaboration, and leadership skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field. MBA is a plus.

  • 8+ years of experience in business development or a related field

If you review the job description and requirements above and your skills are a match, click the APPLY button or visit You can also submit a resume at If you have any questions, contact Melinda at 601-353-4200.


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