Optimum RTS - Business Development Specialist
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Business Development Specialist

Location : Fort Pierce
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5-8
Required Education : BA/BS Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Sales - Marketing
Job Category : Healthcare - Laboratory/Pathology Services

Job Description :
Growing JC-accredited clinical laboratory is seeking a business development specialist to help with their expansion. This professional will use a variety of marketing techniques to attract potential customers, schedule meetings with these customers, and conduct focus groups to pinpoint customer wants and needs. Candidate should be semi-local, residing on the East coast of FL, anywhere between Palm Beach County and mid Brevard County.

Primary Purpose:

Helps to sell services in order to attract new business, uses a variety of marketing techniques to attract potential customers, schedules meetings with these customers, and conducts focus groups to pinpoint customer wants and needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops and executes a strategy for discovering and securing new business opportunities either locally, regionally, or nationally.

  • Develops negotiation strategies by evaluating risks and potentials.

  • Assesses potential third part clients in terms of income potential and mission fit.

  • Adapts new business strategies in accordance with the types of clients already secured by the company.

  • Evaluates, determines, and realizes quarterly business growth goals.

  • Represents the company at trade organizations, on committees, and during board meetings, when necessary.

  • Creates a business development database in order to evaluate performance and organize client and prospective client information.

  • Fosters beneficial relationships with business partners, potential clients, and business contacts in order to attract new business and enhancing organization reputation.

  • Closes new business deals by developing and negotiating contracts.

Required Qualifications :


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or a related field.

  • 5-8 years related experience in business development in the South Florida area.


  • Is able to close deals and achieve goals.

  • Is detail-oriented and able to multitask.

  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and the ability to solve problems.

  • Exhibits excellent communication skills.

  • Computer literacy and strong mathematical, analytical, and research skills.

  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and maintain strong working relationships with others, internally and externally.




  • Maintains strict confidence of patient, client, company and employee information.

  • Proudly services the company by following all HIPAA, JCAHO, state, and federal laws and standards.

  • Maintains good attendance and punctuality.

  • Expected to work whatever hours are necessary to accomplish the goals and deliverables of this exempt position.

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