Global Business Development Specialist

Global Business Development Specialist

Location: Maitland, FL

Department: Global Business Development

Reports to: Global Market Development Manager

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Do you want to change lives? Are you interested in helping international healthcare professionals achieve their American Dream? If so, join us at Avant!

Avant Healthcare Professionals is the premier recruiting and staffing specialist for internationally educated healthcare professionals and we have been named to the Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 7+ years. Our comprehensive program guides qualified registered nurses, physical and occupational therapists through each stage of the licensure and immigration process and makes it simple! Avant Healthcare Professionals has grown 40 percent annually since its inception in 2003, and with healthcare and social assistance employment projected to grow by 3.4 million, healthcare staffing is a thriving industry. While experiencing a period of tremendous growth, Avant offers tremendous opportunities for eager professionals looking for an opportunity to build their career.

Summary of Position Role/Responsibilities

The Global Business Development Specialist will be responsible for the development of new markets and new business for the Global Business Development team. This role will be responsible for generating new leads by engaging prospects and partners in new and existing markets of international Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) that qualify for our program. The Global Business Development Specialist will actively collaborate with Marketing, Global Growth, and the Global Recruitment teams to achieve and ensure quality and volume of international HCPs that qualify for our program.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Represent and sell the organization’s program for new potential partners, build rapport and trust with current Global Partners and HCPs
  • Work closely with the Global Growth team to research new markets for HCPs
  • Generate quality leads through a multi-channel prospecting approach, including but not limited to, presentations, email campaigns, social media, and internal databases
  • Proactively engage with interested applicants for the Global Partnership program
  • Build Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for new or changed Global Business Development applications and offer training and guidance to the Global Business Development team, as needed
  • Achieve departmental and individual metrics and KPI’s
  • Research and evaluate consumer behavior, cultural indicators, and country-specific characteristics, and report findings to Global Business Manager
  • Provide feedback for internal marketing activities to help understand new and existing markets
  • Analyze behaviors and patterns to make more successful leads who will likely become customers and present actionable recommendations
  • Create new approaches to market lead generation, to assist in developing multi-channel social media campaign platforms and marketing tactics
  • Represent the organization to develop business in new markets
  • Collaborate with the Global Business Development team to develop strategies, improve execution, and generate ideas that drive great team results and success

Marginal Functions of the Job

  • Other duties as assigned

Normal Work Schedule

This is a full-time position. Standard business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Additional time outside of these hours may be needed to complete the essential functions of the job.

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience in global recruitment and international business development
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) and present in front of large audiences
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook), HRIS systems, and other databases
  • Extensive experience managing and fostering long term relationships with a broad spectrum of stakeholders

Required Licenses, Certifications, and Other Specific Requirements of Law

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) certification and ability to obtain and maintain
  • Valid international travel document

Other Characteristics of the Position

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for long periods at a time
  • Regularly required to talk or hear
  • Occasional lifting of office supplies up to 20 lbs.
  • Vision abilities including close vision and ability to adjust focus

Mental Demands:

  • Must understand and follow a set of clear oral and/or written procedures without deviation
  • Performs repetitive routine tasks
  • Withstand moderate amounts of stress
  • Must adhere to a provided work schedule to meet a set of qualitative production standards
  • Perform tasks that vary little from day to day
  • Implements others’ decisions/procedures with little judgment required
  • Must relay information orally

Work Environment:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment.
  • This role routinely operates standard office equipment.
  • Minimal travel required.

Statement of Responsibility for Confidential Data

  • Has access to, and requires daily use of, confidential records.
  • Required by federal law to maintain strict confidentiality of “Avant” employee information and maintain security of such information.
  • Proprietary Information and Non-Conflict Agreement required.

EEO Statement

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran's status, or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.

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Avant Healthcare Professionals is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran's status or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Avant Healthcare Professionals is a member of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies.