Business Development

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Cotton Logistics provides worldwide operational support and infrastructure for the shortages of workforce housing, catering and other resources associated with a catastrophic event, a large construction project, and for the complex and ever-changing work environments of the oil and gas industry. Whether your operation involves an unforgiving location, timeline or climate, we can provide logistical solutions designed to increase the productivity of your workforce and business operations.

The Business Development will grow the company's capabilities by attracting new clients nourishing and building stronger relationships with existing clients. To provide quality service and ensure business continuity disruption is shorten, saving the client time and resources.

Position requirements and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities:

Administrative/Requirement

  • Generate new leads, research potential clients and their requirements
  • Schedule in person presentation with key decision makers
  • Master company capabilities
  • Adept at developing effective lead to opportunity closure
  • Create engaging presentation

Customer Service/File Management

  • Maintain strong customer relationship; ensure customer loyalty through excellent customer service
  • Work with client as business continuity partner for their emergency service needs
  • Communicate customers needs to Project Coordinator, Project Manager and Field personnel to ensure project runs efficient and meets client objectives

Marketing

  • Keep open line of communication and constant networking with client or sales marketing team
  • Utilize all marketing tools to promote and increase revenue
  • Communicate and ensure Cotton is always being presented with integrity
  • Monitor, train and assist in maintaining vendor programs

Typical Problems Encountered

  • Customer complaints
  • Follow up on resolving any issues or concerns as they arise

Knowledge & Qualifications:

  • Marketing/Business degree or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Experience in the insurance industry a plus
  • Experience in customer service
  • Proven sales, a network and management experience
  • Excellent communication written and verbal
  • TWIC Card

Basic & Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally as business need requires
  • Ability to communicate effectively face to face, telephone and via video telecommunications
  • Must be able to drive a vehicle and provide a good driving record