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Business Development

Job Description

We are now actively looking to fill a position for our client’s Business Development Department for pipe distribution for Oil and Gas industries. The position will be a direct hire. Candidates can likely expect 1-3 interviews. Any candidate considered for the position after the interview process will be required to take an extensive aptitude test. One opening in Houston!


  • Reports directly to the Business Development Manager
  • Salaried position M-F typically.
  • Travel required – 30%
  • Excellent communication skills required (phone communication, personal communication and writing skills)
  • Excellent computer skills required (Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet Research)
  • Good Tenure and excellent work ethics required
  • Professional appearance
  • Assertive and confident attitude (while still being personable) is a big plus, i.e.: ability to get the information needed and close the deal
  • Ability to be a team player in a small company atmosphere


  • Some leads will be provided for existing and for potential end user customers that do line pipe purchasing for the natural gas gathering market.
  • Generate leads and building relationships with existing accounts to ensure the customer understands what the company has to offer in services and type of pipe commodity.
  • Follow up on leads provided by other members of the business development team.
  • The goal is to learn the buying habits of the customer for us to have the best opportunity we can to penetrate the account
  • Call reports are entered for each contact. The follow up date is determined by the potential of the client to decide the frequency that contact should be made

This is a direct hire opportunity with one position open in the NW area of Houston paying $70K to $85K base. Other benefits include Direct Deposit, Medical, Vision Dental, Disability Life, 4% Employer Matched 401K and Bonus Plan!!! If interested and qualified please appl online! *Please note, only ONE application is needed per candidate. Once you have completed a single application, you will be considered for all positions in which you qualify for.

Job Requirements

  • 2 to 10 years of professional business development and outside sales experience
  • Industry experience not required. Willing to be trained and adapt to the company’s way of business and philosophy
  • Ability to develop and build lasting relationships with customers including the engineers, supervisors and field personnel
  • Understanding the principal of business development. Know the lay of the land for the assigned territory including the required logistic vendors to move material i.e., trucking companies, pipe yards, coaters, mills and field offices.

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Recruiter
Contact Phone 281-890-2220
Post Date 4/15/2014
Location Houston, TX
Base Pay $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Business Opportunity, Admin - Clerical
Education High School
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
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