Business Development Director

Chicago – Health and Life Sciences

Have an entrepreneurial spirit?  This is a once in a lifetime, ground floor opportunity to make a difference and change the world.

You’re a spectacular professional with a customer-first attitude and an expert connecting technology to business objectives.  You’ve probably excelled as an athlete or other extra-curricular activity in your younger years. 

We are currently looking for a high-energy Business Development Director with a lot of hustle, knowledge of Med Device/Health Technology industry, a deep network and exceptional business-to-business sales and account management experience.

This is a hands-on relationship-driven business development role.  If you want to make a difference in the world and feel proud of your work read on.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Identify, develop and close on new services sales to meet and exceed quota targets
  • Develop and manage relationships with companies in the Health and Life Science industry
  • Manage complex sales-cycles and present to C-level executives the value of Salesforce
  • Forecast sales activity and revenue achievement in Salesforce, while creating highly satisfied and reference-able customers
  • Meet with multiple clients to determine business, functional and technical requirements
  • Actively participate in market building initiatives like networking, road map planning, educational sessions, and prospecting with the Health and Life Sciences vertical
  • Nurture and develop strong relationships with existing customers and extend reach within their organizations
  • Up to 25% travel within the United States (mostly local/regional)


  • Experience in Medical Device, Biotechnology, Pharma or Health Technology sales
  • Diverse and deep network within target markets (Salesforce & Health and Life Science)
  • 4-year BA/BS Degree required or equivalent practical experience
  • 2+ years of quota-carrying sales and account management experience in the Salesforce ecosystem
  • Experience managing and closing complex sales cycles
  • Passion for SaaS and cloud-based offerings and experience with SOW and service agreements
  • Ability to rapidly assess customer environments from a business process, organizational and technological perspective, and effectively communicate opportunities for growth.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Track record of over-achieving quota (top 10% of the company) in past positions
  • Very strong customer references
  • Strong desire to build something into a great success
  • Exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without limitation


Interested applicants: please send a resume and cover letter to


Emelar Consulting Group is a highly professional Salesforce consulting partner based in Madison, WI.  We believe in delivering positive business results through a solutions-focused, consultative approach.  We hire exceptional talent with a will to win.