Business Development Manager
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description
Job Description


The Residential Real Estate Council (RRC), was established in 1976 to provide real estate brokers with shared knowledge and tools. Recognizing the need for advanced education, the Council developed training courses for sales agents and established the Certified Residential Specialist Designation.

Headquartered in downtown Chicago, the RRC is recognized as the leading provider of real estate education and networking for residential real estate agents, and the CRS Designation is considered the most prestigious designations a real estate agent can achieve.


The Residential Real Estate Council is looking for a self-motivated Business Development Manager to help us reach our revenue growth objectives.The ideal candidate will bring to this role proven business development experience, ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment and the skills to interact with senior executives both within and outside of the company.The Business Development Manager's responsibilities run through the full businessdevelopment cycle from prospecting and qualifying to closing the deal.

This role is ideal for individuals seeking a lucrative and fulfilling career in sales and business development. RRC has a hybrid work environment with some remote days and some days in the office.


  • Generating leads and prospects through various contacts
  • Setting up sales calls and creating personalized client proposals
  • Creating marketing messages and sending personalized email communications to engage prospective clients
  • Selling and supporting exhibits at our key marquee events.
  • Working with the organization's teams to develop a thorough understanding of our advertising, sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, so that you can identify potential prospects and help develop a strategy for outreach
  • Assisting in the creation of sponsorship brochures and collateral
  • Conducting research to produce qualified sales leads and developing a prospect target list for sponsored thought leadership and advertising opportunities
  • Developing and proposing qualified opportunities
  • Producing sales reports and analyzing key sales metrics


  • A bachelor's degree in marketing, advertising, communications, or business
  • 1-2 years experience in B2B sales/media or marketingpreferred
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and team player
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with CRMdesired

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Downtown Chicago location
  • Generous PTO & paid holidays
  • Philanthropy events (We pay you to volunteer!)
  • Corporate workout facility
  • We want to celebrate you... so we give you your birthday off!
  • Unlimited coffee & tea on tap...

The Residential Real Estate Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.



Job Summary
Residential Real Estate Council
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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