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BKD, LLP Marketing Initiative Associate in Springfield, Missouri

Our National Office in Springfield, MO is looking for a highly self-motivated individual to join our team as a Marketing Initiative Associate! You will act as the primary point of contact for marketing initiatives within assigned industries, update and maintain contact information in the firm’s CRM system, and secure qualified meetings to assist and support growth opportunities. You will also leverage partner time, increase name and brand recognition and support new services and markets in the early stages of the sales process.

  • Gain and maintain a strong working knowledge of BKD’s key products and services―their application, value proposition, general mechanics and key objections

  • Professionally and courteously initiate phone conversations with C-level corporate executives regarding specific BKD key service offerings

  • Promote and manage campaigns with offices, regions and industries

  • Actively use the firm’s systems and tools to maintain detailed and accurate records of clients and prospects, including preliminary prospect information, conversations held and activity generated

  • Provide timely and accurate reporting of activity and results, as well as ad hoc reporting as requested by management

  • Nurture strong communication channels with BKD offices

  • Assist in coaching and educating BKD professionals on issues related to effective use of professional prospecting and proactive calling

  • Ability to maintain integrity and respect in all prospect dealings, while representing BKD in a professional manner

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field

  • 1 year or more of work experience in a professional setting―customer service or sales background a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

  • CRM experience is advantageous

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to initiate business conversations via the phone

  • Ability to establish and hold active and responsive conversations with corporate executives―both externally and internally

  • Goal and results oriented

  • Strong business accumen and attention to detail

  • Ability to professionally overcome prospect rejections with integrity

  • Organizational skills, including handling multiple projects

  • Leadership characteristics are a plus

Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.

BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

At BKD, our mission is to provide rewarding career opportunities and invest in the success of our people. Through award-winning learning and development, coaching and career advocacy programs, you will have the tools to make every play count and reach your professional goals. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to influence innovation and build long-lasting relationships. As a BKDer, you will be able to learn, lead, serve and be recognized for your contributions.

As a part of our People First culture, we invest in the well-being of our Trusted Advisors so they can provide Unmatched Client Service®. Click here to learn how we invest in our people: bkd.com/careers/our-investment-in-our-people.

Make your next play at BKD.

About BKD

BKD, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,900 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.

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