Business Development Representative

Greater Vancouver


  • Sales & Marketing
  • Job Code: AW1032534622
  • Posted: July 24, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group (Aplin) is one of Canada's premier search firms focused on delivering professional and technical resources that enable our clients to continue to be successful in their fields.

Aplin excels at providing our clients with top quality candidates from our branch operations across the country (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Mississauga, Ottawa, and Halifax). The Aplin operating model focuses our consultants in specific practice verticals enabling them to deliver top quality resources to our clients in a timely manner. These verticals include: Accounting & Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Operations Management, Engineering & Technical, and Office Personnel.

Our firm truly is a great place to work! Just ask any of our staff who have joined us from competing firms, and they'll tell you that we strive to maintain a culture where working hard goes hand-in-hand with enjoying your job and your team. We value our people, we value their families, and we value the communities in which we operate!

As our Vancouver office continues its growth and evolution, we wish to add a key member to our Sales team. The role of this individual will focus on two main areas: 1) Identification of new potential clients and closing of sales opportunities and 2) Management and development of key accounts 

The Role:
  • Developing the overall sales strategy for a niche recruitment vertical
  • Developing business with potential clients and key clients
  • Leveraging your network of contacts and sales abilities to develop new clients
  • Developing and establishing relationships with key contacts in BC
  • Secure new business from our existing National client base
  • Responding to client requests for resources (Proposals, presentations, client meetings, etc.)
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Experience selling and/or delivering professional services to organizations
  • Business Development experience – Hunter vs Farmer mentality i.e.) you’ll need to like the phone!
  • Have a good network of contacts in BC’ s Lower Mainland
  • Along with a positive, go-getter attitude and outstanding interpersonal, communication and time-management skills, you will have:
  • Ability to close deals
  • Ability to build relationships with people
  • Ability to work with clients to identify the specific requirements of their resource opportunity
  • Ability to manage existing delivery resources and act as main point of contact for customers
  • Knowledge of delivery practices within mid-large size organizations
  • Have worked in a relationship focused company for 3 - 5+ years where making calls, connecting with people and visiting clients were standard
Your success is rewarded with a competitive remuneration package. Along with our compensation plan - widely regarded as one of the best in the industry - we try to be innovative in our approach to work/life balance. As an example, in addition to the standard 3 weeks' vacation, we also offer an additional 12 vacation days (one per month) that may be earned by high performers.

If this sounds like an opportunity you’d like to explore further, please contact me personally to discuss. I assure you that all communication will be handled in confidence. Please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Jacqueline Gallagher, Vice President / Managing Partner - Vancouver, BC or 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.


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly four decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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Jacqueline Gallagher

Executive Search

Vancouver / Saskatoon

Vice President & Managing Partner, Saskatchewan & British Columbia

  • 778.372.3480 / 306.665.1382

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