Business Development Manager


  • Full Time
  • Chicago, IL
  • Applications have closed

Website 20spokes 20spokes

A development agency with superpowers


Business Development Manager

About 20Spokes: We are a small web development agency that has been in Chicago for 6 years. We focus on creating larger scale web and mobile applications. Our team has been growing and we have had tremendous success with referrals for getting new business. A strong business development manager will have a great opportunity to help us grow the business in other avenues such as sales.

Business Development Manager Job Responsibilities: locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships.

Business Development Manager Job Duties:

  • Identifies trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events to attend and represent 20Spokes.
  • Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners and customers; discovering and exploring opportunities.
  • Screens potential business deals by analyzing strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options.
  • Develops and conducts analysis for potential clients needs and goals.
  • Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and participating in professional organization within the web and app development industry.


  • Minimum 3-5 years of related selling experience, particularly in the software space
  • Strong experience with prospecting and developing relations with new companies
  • Proven ability to sell and close deals
  • A similar approach to 20spokes’ values, we don’t sell – we solve problems.
  • BA/BS degree
  • Team player ready to show motivation and initiative

Business Development Manager Skills and Qualifications:

Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales, Prospecting Skills, Sales Planning, Selling to Customer Needs, Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Presentation Skills, Energy Level, Meeting Sales Goals, Professionalism

To apply: please submit a resume and cover letter to

Tagged as: app development, business development, mobile apps, rails, react, react native, ruby, sales, web apps