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Business Development Representative – Food and Beverage/Consumer Packaged Goods

Business Development
Innovation Advisors (Division)
210CO Requisition #
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Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • At least two years of industry experience working in technical or sales roles in the food and beverage or fast-moving CPG sectors; OR at least two years of experience working in consulting or professional services firms in the food and beverage or CPG sectors. 
  • Ability to communicate clear and concise thinking on business and technical topics leveraging strong visual and design sensibilities.
  • High energy, self-starter with a demonstrated ability to develop and nurture relationships and work effectively at all levels of clients' decision-making processes.
  • Highly motivated to develop growth strategies, interface with potential clients, and track and monitor progress.
  • Ability to empathize with prospect’s needs, actively engage and listen in an exploratory dialogue to understand their worldview and determine whether the change they are seeking to make is a good fit for our innovation services and value proposition. 
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to successfully work under pressure and multitask, while meeting deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills with intrinsic attention to detail.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Degree in a relevant scientific, technical, or engineering field.
  • Advanced degree in Business Management, Marketing, or related discipline.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce and Pardot valuable but not essential.
  • Experience selling consulting services.



  • Compensation based on competitive market offerings and experience.
  • Compensation will be a blend of base salary and commission based on measurable goals and quotas.

As a global employer of choice, RTI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging  in the workplace and the communities and markets where we serve our mission. We value diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective and welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws or RTI policy.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
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