Business Development Specialist
New York, NY 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description


At Savills, a leading global commercial real estate services firm, we help organizations find the solutions that ensure employee success. Sharply skilled and fiercely dedicated, our integrated teams of consultants and brokers are experts in better real estate. With services in tenant representation, capital markets, project management, workforce/incentives, and workplace strategy/occupant experience, we’ve boosted the potential of workplaces around the corner, and around the world, for 160 years and counting.

Savills is seeking an enthusiastic & growth-minded Business Development Specialist to work closely with our team of experienced senior brokers. This is a key role in our company, leading top of the funnel sales activities for the firm. Our ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and will thrive in a “high risk, high reward” type of environment.


  • Identifies new business opportunities through extensive research, persistent cold outreach, and telephone and email prospecting
  • Cultivates new business opportunities for sales professionals through cold calling and networking.
  • Utilizes professional interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships at the C-suite level
  • Provides leads, schedules meetings, and stays in frequent contact with potential clients
  • Drafts correspondence to existing and prospective clients.


  • Ability to initiate contact with and pursue C-level executives.
  • Strong work ethic and a results-oriented mindset
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent professional writing, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing circumstances and needs
  • Enthusiastic, dedicated approach to understanding prospective client needs and implementing outreach strategies
  • A persistent, competitive, ambitious, and proactive attitude, with a strong moral compass
  • A coachable and collaborative demeanor with strong teamwork skills


  • 2+ years of business development/outbound sales experience
  • Experience with high-volume strategic outbound prospecting
  • Bachelor's degree

Savills values a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. All qualified applicants, including minorities and women, are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 3 years
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