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Business Development Assistant

Department: 6024 - Miami Marketing
Location: Miami, FL

GFA International, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Business Development Assistant for our Miami Office. 

GFA is a full-service engineering consulting firm, specializing in geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, material testing, and building inspections. Our clients include contractors, developers, owners, engineers, architects, state and local governments, school boards, departments of transportation, universities, banks, and realtors.

The Business Development Assistant is responsible for assisting in the sales of GFA’s products and services.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Branch Manager in research of new and upcoming development projects
  • Reach out to new clients via email, phone call, through social media or any other necessary medium
  • Create and maintain relationships with new and existing clients
  • Create and deliver proposals
  • Provide key assistance to the Business Development staff
  • Respond promptly to new inquiries while managing existing accounts
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as assigned 

KRA’s (Key Results Areas) 

KRA #1 

Contact new and current opportunities/clients (minimum of 50/week) via: 

  • Phone
  • Internet
  • Email

KRA #2 

Maintain client database for all contacts: 

  • Current customers
  • Prospects contacted
  • Prospects to be contacted

KRA #3 

Develop and implement marketing tracking system for assisting staff with due dates and submission finalization, which includes but is not limited to: 

  • Outlook Calendar scheduling and monitoring
  • Phone call follow ups to BD Staff
  • Weekly Monday morning meetings to plan the upcoming week
  • Coordinate all steps of proposal submission from plan review and implementation      to project submission. All proposals are to be submitted for management review at least 3 days prior to submission date

KRA #4  

Administrative Duties: 

  • Maintain and update Pending Proposal and Leads List reports in database 
  • Print above reports every Friday afternoon for Monday morning Business Development meeting
  • Maintain filing of submitted proposals
  • Update job information in Deltek after proposal is signed to assure correct information is loaded to feed into Metafield System
  • Deliver Active Project Report monthly to all Department Managers and follow up for      completion and submission to accounting
  • Any other administrative support duties as needed


GFA offers a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision insurance, paid holidays, paid time off and a 401k.  

GFA International is a Drug Free Work Place and an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

To be considered for employment please complete the application in its entirety.

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