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Business Development Executive - Service Industry



Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Job Title: Business Development Executive - Service Industry

Job Locations: Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Jersey City, NJ

Job Description: The Capgemini sales team offers extensive career opportunities and provides mentoring and coaching for teammates. The Capgemini Business Development Executive (BDE) role is an experienced, aggressive sales professional; the main responsibility includes sourcing and selling new business for Capgemini.


  • Develop new business in the Services industry, specifically including distribution, professional services, and transportation. Drive the sales process while leveraging Capgemini subject matter experts and executives, as needed.
  • Originate and qualify leads via cold-calling, networking, social media, events and/or other sources and develop relationships with C level executives within targeted accounts.
  • Work closely with the solutions team in the Technology Services, Outsourcing and the various Sector groups to develop and win a pipeline of new/add-on business
  • Increase opportunities across all service lines, taking accountability for qualification and closure of new business within the account
  • Handle client expectations throughout the sales cycle and closing process. Develop and run a pipeline of qualified opportunities
  • Provide strategic direction and drive business with client to achieve revenue growth, profitability, and continuing customer satisfaction
  • Develop and lead the overall account plan and forecast, and provide status reports

Required Skills:

  • Extensive experience serving clients within the Consumer Products, Retail, Services & Hospitality industry, ideally within the Services industry, supporting distribution, professional services, and transportation clients
  • 5+ years’ experience in business development roles in enterprise sales of IT and business-related services
  • Record of consistent ability to exceed sales targets on a YOY basis
  • This is a “hunter” role and qualified candidates must provide examples of their ability to generate organic revenue growth via prospecting tools and techniques
  • Experience in building and maintaining relationships with senior executives within assigned sector
  • A well-documented track record of achieving annual sales quotas of $3MM- $10MM. Recent experience selling consulting services engagements in the $500K – $10MM range
  • Ability to travel extensively as required

Life at Capgemini

Capgemini supports all aspects of your well-being throughout the changing stages of your life and career. For eligible employees, we offer:

  • Flexible work
  • Healthcare including dental, vision, mental health, and well-being programs
  • Financial well-being programs such as 401(k) and Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family building benefits like adoption assistance, surrogacy, and cryopreservation
  • Social well-being benefits like subsidized back-up child/elder care and tutoring
  • Mentoring, coaching and learning programs
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Disaster Relief

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 360,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.

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Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

Capgemini is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or accommodation, please get in touch with your recruiting contact.

Click the following link for more information on your rights as an Applicant http://www.capgemini.com/resources/equal-employment-opportunity-is-the-law

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Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.