FlexTrades is hiring a Business Development Manager.

FlexTrades is a rapidly growing national provider of manufacturing labor solutions, and we are seeking a highly motivated Manager of Business Development to lead our Business Development Team in generating new business across the U.S.

As the Manager of Business Development, you’ll be responsible for leading Business Development Representative (BDR) team efforts, helping them to build top of funnel order pipeline by qualifying new business opportunities, and engaging prospect decision makers and influencers to attend Web Discovery Meetings with a FlexTrades Client Solutions Manager with a goal of establishing new business partnerships. Reporting to the Director of Client Solutions, you will partner closely with Client Solutions, Operations, Lead Generation and Marketing to achieve department goals. You’ll also develop BDRs to optimize sales processes and pipeline cultivation techniques enabling them to hit professional goals and grow their skills to advance their careers at FlexTrades.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the team of Business Development Representatives to effectively qualify new business opportunities, and work closely with Client Solutions Managers to move those opportunities forward in the sales pipeline.
  • Deliver strategic guidance for BDRs through establishment of prospecting, pipeline nurturing and Client Solutions partnership best practices to uncover and cultivate new business opportunities into customers.
  • Provide situational coaching to establish new business opportunities and move existing business opportunities forward and resolve issues.
  • Set individual BDR team member sales goals that drive top of funnel pipeline growth and increase conversion of qualified opportunities to acquired new customers, while understanding the challenges the team faces and clearing the way to allow for achieving and/or exceeding their goals.
  • Practice a data-guided approach to measuring and achieving success.
  • Instill and maintain a quality and customer-centric sales process.
  • Demonstrate passion for developing, motivating, retaining, and ultimately advancing high-valued team members within the sales department.
  • Collaborate with the Sales Training Manager on the continued development of the BDR team, as well as identifying skill gaps within the team to strengthen the sales training curriculum.
  • Ensure strong internal partnerships, practices, and connectivity.
  • Collaborate with Lead Generation, Sales, Marketing and Operations teams to develop best-practices for successful new client acquisition and communication strategies.
  • Explore and develop new & creative ways to nurture prospects, expand top of funnel pipeline growth and accelerate pipeline velocity.
  • Other duties as requested and assigned.

Compensation & Benefits Package:

  • Competitive six figure base salary plus lucrative performance-based uncapped bonus plan
  • Best in Class: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match
  • Work remotely anywhere in the United States
  • Paid holidays, vacation, & birthday PTO
  • Company sponsored personal wellness plan
  • Home office equipment provided

Minimum Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (will consider sale management experience in lieu of degree)
  • 5 years minimum of B2B sales experience
  • 2 years minimum sales leadership experience in a Manager, Team Lead, or Player/Coach capacity with a heavy mix of prospecting.  An ideal candidate will have led Business Development Representatives or Sales Development Representatives
  • Enterprise and/or consultative sales experience
  • Sales experience with a manufacturing customer base is preferred
  • Staffing experience is a plus for this role
  • Proven experience managing/collaborating with remote teams across different time zones
  • Proven experience conducting performance management of high producing sales teams, using CRM metrics and data to drive decisions and coaching sessions
  • Salesforce experience preferred
  • Experience with 1 or more sales methodologies preferred
  • Experience connecting with and selling to prospects and clients by phone and email
  • Proven goal achievement, self-drive and communication skills
  • Proficient use of MS Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams
  • Limited travel required (2-4 trips per year)

FLEXTRADES is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce. As part of this program, the below link will be used to collect minority, gender, disability, and veteran status information as part of our Affirmative Action Program. If you apply, please answer the questions listed in the link. If you would prefer to not disclose this information, there is an option to opt out.

Applications Manager Jobs

FlexTrades is hiring Applications Managers across the United States.


FlexTrades is seeking a skilled Applications Manager to be a key contributor in optimizing and managing our business applications portfolio across various departments and functions. As Applications Manager, you will critically analyze, configure, and support our applications to ensure they align with our organizational needs and enhance user experiences. Working closely with stakeholders, you will standardize processes, drive efficiency, and identify opportunities for automation within our application landscape.

Reporting to the Director of IT, you will collaborate cross-functionally to align our business applications with strategic goals and support technology-driven initiatives. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of business applications, demonstrate exceptional analytical capabilities, and have experience in change management and user adoption strategies.


  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the application support function, ensuring timely and effective resolution of incidents, issues, and service requests.
  • Develop and maintain application support documentation, including knowledge base articles, troubleshooting guides, and FAQs.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for specific technology products or solutions, providing expertise in product features, capabilities, and limitations.
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for managing applications and software systems throughout the organization.
  • Evaluate existing applications and identify areas for improvement in line with business objectives.
  • Support the implementation process of new applications, ensuring seamless integration and alignment with organizational requirements.
  • Oversee the maintenance, upgrades, and troubleshooting of existing applications, ensuring system stability and performance.
  • Drive application adoption and success. Provide training and support to end-users, creating user documentation and resolving application-related issues.
  • Define and monitor performance metrics, generate reports, and provide insights to support decision-making and continuous improvement.
  • Understanding the end user experience and providing support as we drive technology improvements.
  • Monitoring of service level agreements (SLAs) for incident resolution, problem management, and support request fulfillment.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant security and data protection policies in application support activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • 1-2 years of experience managing an enterprise tech stack.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Bullhorn experience required. Salesforce experience is a plus. In-depth knowledge of Microsoft 365 as an administrator is preferred. Familiarity with VOIP telephony and Automation workflow/ tools is a plus.
  • Excellent customer interaction skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Proven experience in managing applications and software systems, preferably in the staffing and recruiting industry.
  • Strong understanding of staffing and recruiting processes and the technology landscape within the industry.
  • Proficiency in application selection, implementation, and integration.
  • Solid knowledge of data management, system maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with security practices, compliance regulations, and data privacy standards.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Analytical mindset with a focus on performance monitoring and continuous improvement.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and the capacity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Compensation and Benefits Package:

  • Company issued equipment
  • Wellness Program
  • Remote
  • Best in Class: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance coverage offered
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match
  • Paid holidays, Vacation, Volunteer Time Off & Birthday PTO

FlexTrades is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce. As part of this program, the below link will be used to collect minority, gender, disability, and veteran status information as part of our Affirmative Action Program. If you apply, please answer the questions listed in the link. If you would prefer to not disclose this information, there is an option to opt out.

Who Are We?

FlexTrades is the nation’s premier industrial contracting company, with a reputation for integrity and reliability built over the course of our 40-year history. We currently have great assignments for Tool & Die Maintenance Technicians with some of the leaders in the manufacturing industry.

Our dedicated recruiters will provide you with personal, hands-on assistance in matching you with just the right jobs and companies to fit your needs. FlexTrades contract assignments require that you travel to various parts of the country for extended periods of time; however, we will pay all travel and housing expenses. We also offer excellent pay, with the potential for you to earn as much in 6-8 months as you would earn in a year elsewhere. This allows you the flexibility to take time off between assignments.

Let Flextrades help to place you where your expertise is needed the most. Contact us today!