Senior Business Development Associate

    • Minneapolis, MN


Our Search and Staffing team is looking for a Business Development Senior Associate to join the Minneapolis team. If you seek a career that ties your earning potential to your results, and you have a passion for making connections and changing lives, a career in the field of recruiting may be for you.

As a Business Development Senior Associate with Baker Tilly Search & Staffing, you will receive a salary plus great incentives, excellent benefits and above all, a fantastic group of motivated professionals to work with. You'll be provided with training and mentorship, including the opportunity to work alongside industry veterans who have a vested interest in your success.

Join a team of outgoing individuals who help others and are loving what they do!


Do you have an outgoing, motivated, and determined personality? Are you a competitive team player? Do you enjoy building and developing relationships? If so, this could be the role for you! Baker Tilly Search & Staffing is looking for a Senior Business Development Associate to join our Minneapolis office! You will work and learn alongside a fantastic group of motivated sales professionals who are passionate about the work they do and the people they serve.

As part of a successful professional services firm, we offer a culture that encourages exceptional client service and a client and candidate focused approach. We nurture a team environment, where each member supports and encourages the others success.

Top Reasons to Consider a Career in Business Development:

  • You want control over your financial destiny. You excel at your work, and you deem success by reaching your goals - goals that can then translate into financial rewards from the amount of effort you put in.
  • You are a "people person". You are strong at developing relationships and have a history of building long lasting connections.
  • You love multi-tasking and working in a high energy work environment.


New Business Prospecting
  • Research and contact key individuals of influence at target companies to develop, assess, and qualify their need for accounting and finance staffing services
  • Schedule prospect meetings, follow up on initial contacts
  • Gather competitive intelligence and knowledge surrounding industry trends and share insights
  • Document business development activity and pipeline with prospective clients to track and manage sales-related information and provide reporting as requested

Client Services
  • Develop and maintain a follow up plan for key contacts
  • Meet with decision makers at target companies to understand their need for accounting and finance staffing services, both current and future
  • Manage client relationships with strong emphasis on building long-term relationships
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of hiring trends in the marketplace and industry

Building Our Brand
  • Work collaboratively with leadership and marketing team members to develop and implement sales strategies, plans, and goals
  • Strengthen brand awareness through active external organization and event involvement
  • Live the firm's values of integrity, passion, stewardship, and collaboration


  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in business, communications or related field
  • Minimum three (3) years' experience in staffing, professional services, business banking, or financial services required
  • Experience utilizing a client relationship management system a plus
  • Successful track record of achieving or exceeding goals and working independently
  • Demonstrated management, analytical, organization, interpersonal, project management, and communication skills
  • Ability to attend occasional after hour events

Baker Tilly is one of the oldest and largest certified public accounting and consulting firms in the U.S.

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