Client Development Specialist

Administrative Staff · Columbus, Ohio
Department Administrative Staff
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Client Development Specialist




Crimson Design Group is excited to announce that we are looking for an energetic Client Development Specialist to join our growing team! The Client Development Specialist is direct support to the sales team and will focus on building new and existing relationships. This role will identify, target, and assist in winning new business for Crimson Design Group. Establish relationships with existing and new customers and will help secure new contracts and increase overall sales.


This individual must embody and represent the Crimson brand in everything they do. This means having a clear understanding of Crimson’s voice and tone and making sure all roles and responsibilities are followed with this understanding.


This role has a competitive base with uncapped commission so unlimited earning potential. Critical to success is a candidate who is a true “hunter” with high ambition and self-motivated. New business opportunities are available throughout the US and will require some travel.


The Client Development Specialist must be passionate about our culture and must strive to ensure that all interactions reflect our culture and our core values.




All Crimson Design Group Associates must embody our core values. Each role is hired and evaluated on each of our 5 Core Values:


Excellence: Takes initiative, dedication, Can-do attitude, sense of urgency

Pulse: Contributes, values everyone, team player 

Life Lived Well: Fun, optimistic, no drama

Vision: Respectful, supportive, encouraging

Crimson Spirit: Ownership thinking, innovative, curious


Responsibilities and duties


This includes, but no limited to:


  • Identifying, developing, validating, qualifying, and closing opportunities to meet revenue targets.
  • Prospects for business customers primarily through, networking, social media, email – all leading to face to face meetings.
  • Cultivating strong relationships with new clients, while maintaining existing client relationships.
  • Assists with developing and implementing sales strategies, client service and retention plans, and analyzing sales data to inform or update marketing strategies.
  • Assist with drafting sales pitches, presentations, reference material, and other documents as required.



Work experience and skills

  • Professional Degree in Interior Design from a CIDA accredited school or bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Marketing, or related field.
  • 2-3 years' relevant work experience in business development or similar field preferred.
  • Ability to generate meaningful leads for prospecting.
  • Results and goal-oriented sales rep with a competitive hunter mindset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organization and project management skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Keynote and Adobe Creative Suites (e.g. InDesign & Photoshop).
  • Strong MS Office Skills: Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Proficient in Excel.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills with the ability to adapt to frequently changing priorities.
  • Detail oriented with accurate data entry skills.
  • Resourceful and have strong retention and recall abilities.
  • Proven ability to meet project timelines.




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  • Location
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Department
    Administrative Staff
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience