Capital Associated Industries, Inc.
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Full Time

Vice President, Business Development U.S. (Animal Health)

About TKXS

A B2B technology and data-driven solutions company, TKXS provides data collection, data science, technology and data-enabled marketing and incentive management capabilities to the agriculture, healthcare, construction and industrial supply industries. With an unparalleled combination of industry breadth, depth and trust, no other provider offers clients a more complete solution set.


TKXS' clients know us to be trustworthy, responsive and straightforward. And while we count myriad strengths, our greatest advantage is our team. Guided by five core values, we trust more and achieve more. We team up, we stay curious, we take responsibility, we speak out, and we serve others. Grounded by our leadership team's thoughtful planning, and fueled by enthusiastic and innovative teammates, your future at TKXS could be bright indeed.


What We're Seeking


TKXS already has a North American presence, however, a key objective is to further expand its footprint in the U.S. Business development/sales serves as the forefront of the TKXS growth strategy and represents the face of TKXS in educating the market and prospective clients of its capabilities. The Vice President, Business Development (VPBD) is responsible for business development efforts for a specific vertical of Animal Health in the U.S.


The ideal candidate should have the following qualities:


  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Possesses strong leadership skills
  • Models excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Operates with a high attention to detail and exceptional organization and time management
  • Works well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Influences and negotiates with senior-level internal and client-facing leadership
  • Applies strong and dynamic interpersonal skills
  • Operates with a track record of establishing and developing long-lasting client relationships to retain existing revenue and drive incremental growth
  • Exercises strong customer and contract negotiation skills
  • Capable of applying both innovation and critical thinking to solve for customer needs
  • Capable of building and producing repeatable, scalable sales results
  •  Location: United States


About the Position

Responsibilities of the Vice President, Business Development include:


  • Assess market opportunities and build strategies to expand the TKXS footprint and achieve sales goals
  • Develop a deep understanding of TKXS' marketing technology products and services
  • Partner with the U.S. sales leader to establish a sales strategy to include key customer targets, capabilities portfolio and sales resources/aids
  • Identify and qualify a continual pipeline of opportunities to align to TKXS' core capabilities
  • Deliver capabilities presentations, prepare and propose pricing, and negotiate contracts
  • Lead complex sales negotiations
  • Directly manage high-profile customer relationships in the early-stages of business development until client engagement is assigned to support with ongoing, day-to-day relationship management
  • Collaborate with other business development leaders to leverage existing relationships/networks and established business with marquee customers in the U.S. to cross-sell into other divisions
  • Adhere to sales processes (such as deal tracking) that drive desired sales outcomes and report on ongoing progress, wins and losses
  • Travel for in-person meetings with customers and partners and to develop key industry relationships
  • Participate in TKXS quarterly Sales Summits for training, knowledge-share and departmental collaboration
  • Work closely with the U.S. marketing function to establish successful support to drive sales efforts 



Qualifications Desired:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, agriculture, animal health or another relevant field
  • 15+ years business development/sales/sales leadership experience


Skills Desired:

  • Proficient with G-Suite (Google Drive, G-Mail, Docs, Sheets, and Slides)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proficient with both PC and Mac
  • Proficient with LinkedIn Navigator
  • Proficient with HubSpot Sales



At TKXS, you'll be positioned to do your best work ever, surrounded by caring, fun-loving and inspiring teammates. We work hard for our clients, but we play hard, too. Think happy hours, impromptu get together, and abundant community service projects.


We also provide a hefty benefits package:

  • health insurance,
  • maternity and paternity leave,
  • a 401(k)-matching program,
  • affordable family benefits.
  • prescription drug insurance,
  • pet insurance, as well as
  • TKXS also covers -- 100% -- dental, vision, and life insurance for full-time employees.


And then there are the perks and plenty of them, including video games, healthy treats, seriously good coffee, and you won't believe what's on tap in the breakroom.


Ready to bring out the best in yourself? Then we want to hear from you. Give us a call, send an email, or go ahead and apply today.

TKXS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our workplace and in our community and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

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