Business Development Manager


Abilitie is a three year old startup that was spun out of Enspire Learning, a 15-year-old pioneer of e-learning games and simulations. We are located at the Industrious coworking space (5th and Colorado) in the heart of downtown Austin.


Our award-winning simulations are used in over 20 countries by many Fortune 500 companies. Our unique programs include team-based business simulations that the Wall Street Journal has called the “Sim City of the Business World”. 

What will I do?

We are looking for a dynamic, goal-oriented, and self-driven Business Development Manager to prospect and manage our growing pipeline of leads. This junior level position will be a full-time Business Development role in Austin, TX. As we are a growing company, your role will likely stretch from market development to closing sales alongside our account management team and executives.

Specifically, you will:

  1. Identify, develop, and prospect new opportunities through cold outreach via e-mail and phone.
  2. Establish and cultivate a network of Learning & Development leaders in Fortune 500s as a junior member of the sales team.
  3. Achieve established targets for new opportunities identified and new sales generated.
  4. Prepare and deliver customer presentations, demos, proposals, pricing and contracts.
  5. A start-up mentality willing to take-on additional responsibilities as they arise.

What do we look for?

In order to be successful in this role, you will likely have:

  1. Persistent, diligent, detail-oriented market development and client prospecting skills.
  2. A professional e-mail and phone presence
  3. Relevant work experience and a proven track record in business development or market development
  4. Strong verbal communication skills, presentation skills and networking skills.
  5. Tenacity in making outbound phone calls and setting up meetings. 
  6. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.
  7. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Unique Perks

  • Competitive Pay - we hire great folks and our salaries are set with that in mind.
  • Travel Opportunities - We deploy simulations all over the world.
  • Freedom/Responsibility - Our company is built around empowering individuals (both as our mission and internally) to be their best selves. This means you will work in a way that brings you energy and drives value!
  • High Impact - As a small team each contribution you make will have high visibility and drive real business goals.
  • Unique Learning Opportunities - Our simulations are typically accompanied by world class professional development of which you will certainly benefit.
  • Monthly Fun/Service Activities - We have opt-in monthly team builders in which we've done everything from a Round Rock Express baseball game to indoor skydiving!

Sound like you? Let's Chat!

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