Business Development Manager – Outside Sales Tenting and Projects

2 weeks ago(1/4/2018 5:27 PM)
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With more than 50 years of experience, CORT Party Rental has the Northwest’s largest selection of everything you need to create a unique event. Our team of experts understand every event is unique and we’ll be there to help inspire, design, and bring your vision to life. From weddings to corporate meetings and conferences, our high quality products; including tents, china, stemware and linens,  will ensure that every moment is memorable. 


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The Business Development Manager is responsible for generating revenue from new sources. This candidate will work with some of the most innovative and creative professionals in the Seattle market and will focus primarily on special events and to target organizations like golf tournaments, races, concert series, large multi-day travelling events, roadshows, product launches, government and military events, etc. Responsibilities include building repeat and referral accounts by identifying new business opportunities, site surveys, planning, and continuous relationship building with our internal and external customers.  Growing the business in a sustainable, profitable, year round manner will be accomplished by consistently performing and promoting the following job criteria.


  • Proactively pursues new revenue opportunities.
  • Identify and build client base with effective networking and marketing to utilize the many resources CORT offers.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to key decision makers and committees.
  • Accurately prepares quotes and contracts that are complete with diagrams and detailed installation and removal instructions. Works with clients to ensure orders are accurate and handles revisions and additions in a timely manner.
  • Belong to one association group and attend regular networking meetings.
  • Follow company and district procedures to protect information security and company assets.
  • Other duties as assigned.



This position has no supervisory responsibility.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 years of outside sales experience
  • Previous event industry knowledge required
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, or procedure manuals
  • Ability to problem solve, collect data and draw valid conclusions
  • This position may require occasional pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying of 60lbs. 
  • This position will require late night and weekend work to attend networking events, or make walk-through of certain scheduled deliveries
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft programs

Additional Information

As part of a national company, CORT Party Rental offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, competitive salaries with position-specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. 


For more information on CORT Business Services, please visit our website at


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