Director, New Business Development- HR Sector

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Job Description

We are redefining how companies around Toronto and across North America position themselves as employers of choice by using digital tools to help them attract, engage and retain the best talent in the market.

You bring a proven expertise and passion for acquiring new clients and you have proven success in cold calling, sales pitches, creating presentation material, strategic planning and general business development. You are a sales hunter who can tell a compelling story to senior HR and Talent Acquisition leaders using your influence and skills at relationship building.


We are growing fast and you will have an opportunity to make a real difference in the growth of our business.


As Director, New Business Development for our Toronto office you’ll be responsible for:

  • Prospect and pitch Fortune 500 accounts by building relationships with Senior HR and Talent Acquisition professionals (CHRO/SVP/VP/DIR)
  • Be a credible subject matter expert regarding trends in recruitment advertising (new, digital, social, search media)
  • Formulate and answer request for proposals (RFPs); liaise with RFP team
  • Achieve 50% close ratio on all new business
  • Work with local teams to capitalize on their expertise for pitches and proposals
  • Research new client prospects and their competitors thoroughly
  • Develop market business plan to achieve goal annually
  • Manage pipeline; responsible for weekly/monthly reporting
  • Maintain a working knowledge of current product and service offering
  • Maintain expertise of industry and competitors; continually gather competitive intelligence
  • Manage required weekly and monthly reporting and metrics
  • Attend division meetings, calls and knowledge sessions
  • Coordinate and run essential trade shows in assigned territory
  • Attend networking conferences regularly
  • Transition new wins to account service teams seamlessly

Skills & Requirements

Must have extensive current ‘rolodex’ within the HR Sector - Senior HR and Talent Acquisition professionals (CHRO/SVP/VP/DIR)

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 7-10 years experience selling enterprise solutions, in new business development utilizing a consultative sales approach, experience in the HR Sector required (software, training, recruiting etc)
  • Experience in outside consultative sales in advertising or related field 
  • Strong needs analysis, interpersonal and listening skills
  • Strong knowledge of online recruitment and advertising/communications strategies
  • Dynamic presentation and public speaking skills 
  • Excellent communications skills 
  • Display strong closing techniques throughout the sales cycle 
  • Articulate, motivated and organized 
  • Comfortable working with senior executives and display ability to develop  relationships at all levels 
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite

TMP Worldwide is committed to providing a safe workplace for all employees. It is the policy of TMP Worldwide to conduct a background check for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us.

TMP Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V