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Business Development Coordinator

Department: Sales & Marketing
Location: Richmond Hill, NY

Alphapointe is seeking an experienced and talented Business Development Coordinator


Job Summary: Overall responsibility for the administrative and coordination functions of Alphapointe’s Business Development (New Product and Services) programs to achieve company’s growth objectives including but not limited to researching, developing, and assisting in launching major and minor new products and services to generate targeted number of new blind jobs and new revenue streams for Alphapointe.   


Essential Functions:

  • Thoroughly understand Alphapointe’s goals and objectives, policies and procedures, and capabilities and limitations.  Recommend changes as appropriate.
  • Thoroughly understand Alphapointe’s current products and services, as well as products and services provided by sister agencies serving people who are blind or who have other severe disabilities.
  • Thoroughly understand NYSPSP and NIB roles and responsibilities as they pertain to new products and new services.
  • Act as key day-to-day contact with NYSPSP and NIB business development teams on all phases of new product and services activities, performing all administrative tasks necessary to keep projects moving forward.
  • Assist sales team in identifying new products and/or service areas of opportunities that can generate meaningful numbers of new blind jobs and/or revenue streams for the company by:

o Doing all required market & competitive research, and/or supplier research to identify and quantify market potential, risks, opportunities and expectations.

o Working with sales operations, manufacturing, purchasing, suppliers, accounting, finance, human resources, sales channels (including NYSPSP and NIB) to help fully develop the product and/or service opportunity into a viable offering.

o Review the status of all projects with supervisor on a regular basis

o Aggressively moving ahead on approved projects, helping to bring them to and through the commercialization and launch process as quickly as possible.

o Assisting in coordinating internal/external new product or new service set up and launch activities with operations, manufacturing, customer service etc., and working with supervise to “hand-off” complete projects to assigned sales and marketing staff

o Maintaining accurate, complete, understandable written documentation and files on all projects, active or terminated

  • Establish with superior specific daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual objectives and priorities.  Self-monitor performance versus objectives and make appropriate changes as needed.  Notify supervisor and gain approval to any significant changes prior to taking action
  • Assure required forms and reports are submitted on time, accurately and completely
  • Perform all other duties as requested by management.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Two years college or completed business school certificate with emphasis on secretarial practices or general business operations preferred.
  • Required three years of responsible office work including one year as an administrative support role handling confidential information.
  • Requires knowledge of computerized word processing and spreadsheet applications.

Alphapointe is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

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