Business Development



  • Sales & Marketing
  • Job Code: 9J5738071228
  • Posted: January 16, 2019
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Business Development professional based in Edmonton, AB.

Capture the excitement and opportunity to join a well-established, reputable and privately-owned company that is committed to service excellence! We are seeking a Business Development representative to execute marketing efforts on growing the Field Services division and shop customer base. 

Due to the nature of this role, candidates must be willing and able to work flexible hours. 

Our client has both fabrication and field service abilities to provide turnkey technical solutions in the industrial marketplace. Our client also offers a stable, work hard-play hard environment where everyone contributes and is part of the solution. This environment is very refreshing, and you can bet that employee retention is very strong within their inclusive, team-based company culture. 

The Role:

  • Develop overall corporate business development in both the Field and Shop divisions through continuous customer contact
  • Seek and nurture new opportunities with new customers and form long term JV relationships with industrial service providers
  • Maintain relationships with existing accounts
  • Identify and evaluate specific new business opportunities
  • Gather and communicate information on competitive pricing, other services providers in the market and new market trends
  • Provide continuous networking throughout the industry with clients, competitors and other vendor contacts 
  • Communicate market trends, customer attitudes, competitive intelligence during round table discussions with Commercial Operations Team
  • Liaise with maintenance planners, engineers and other plant personnel
  • Provide adept technical support and guidance for all customers 
  • Assist with tradeshows, presentations and customer promotional opportunities as required
  • Work within the group to maintain and enhance website development
  • Give input on pricing strategies for both Field and Shop sales
  • Keep operations advised of activities or initiatives to allow field operations adequate planning opportunities
  • Manage a flexible schedule as hours are based on business needs and travel to client meetings as needed
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience of successful sales in the oilfield industry selling an industrial service
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Strong attention to detail and multi-tasking skills with the ability to effectively close sales
  • Proven ability to establish and build rapport with both existing and new customers 
  • Demonstrated record of developing new business
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and server applications
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Innovative and creative presentation skills
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to JoAnn Beliveau, Senior Partner, Aplin Sales & Marketing. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Joann Beliveau

Sales & Marketing


Senior Partner

  • 780.229.2008

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