Katapult Network
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • $40,000 - $50,000
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time

Full Benefits, Health, Dental, 401K with match

Katapult Network is designed to help recent college graduates with zero to two years of professional experience find their next professional career opportunity. We focus on helping recent college graduates, with no experience, get access to full-time, entry-level opportunities with top employers. Our clients include ground-breaking startup companies and well established billion-dollar organizations who want to find their next generation of talent.

Job Description

The New Business Engagement Specialist entry-level will create and build client relationships while selling B2B business solutions and growing existing accounts. This role assists in developing and facilitating the sales process for specific clients and channel partners, as well as various sponsors/venders through contract negotiations, presentations, prospecting new leads and networking within the assigned territory.


  • Responsible for locating new opportunities for the company by visiting existing and new customers Assist in formulating standard/routine proposals in conjunction with team members and various functional groups
  • Has direct contact with people of all levels, both internally and externally, and works with customers' procurement and engineering groups
  • Support other sales team members in developing project plans, defining roles, responsibilities and the scope of work for each project with input from sponsors, project leaders, principal investigators and functional groups
  • Works closely with the business unit managers when responding to a request for proposal (RFP) to inform them of market conditions, pricing issues and the current competition on the program.
  • Draft the narrative that ties the project components together. Package and assist in presenting the proposal to the sponsoring agency
  • Must be responsive to the customers' needs and follow through on all aspects of request, both written and verbal
  • Communicate back to internal groups the outcome of the negotiations/proposals focusing on conveying the expectations set forth for each group, i.e. clear details, critical timeframes and expectations
  • Collaborate with the operations finance group to evaluate project performance and to recommend refinements and improvements of all components of proposals
  • Track and report on the status of all proposal components
  • Establish and maintain on-going client relationships with the various parties to anticipate and resolve potential problems. Participate in site visits

Transferable Skills Needed

  • Sales minded'passion to sell effectively using marketing strategy and tactics in a competitive team environment
  • Communication - express ideas clearly in both written and verbal correspondence, listen effectively, and share information appropriately with persons inside and outside the organization
  • Organizing and planning - develop specific goals and benchmarks to prioritize, organize and accomplish your work in a timely manner
  • Resilient - able to cope with rejection and persist on a task or project despite challenges or set-backs
  • Persistent - aggressively seek personal growth and hit metric goals, even in the face of opposition. Take calculated risks to ensure completion of assigned tasks


  • Bachelor's Degree 
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