Corporate Development Strategist in Chantilly, VA at CORT

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


A key role in the development of new business, the Corporate Development Specialist will:

•         Provide strong market intelligence to support the activities of the Workplace Development Department.

•         Suggest and implement improvements in potential account identification and vetting process.


•         Build a thoughtful approach to gather customer insights and pursue potential leads from business publications, intelligence databases, web searches or digital resources to provide both context and access to the right contacts.

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge and understanding of verticals markets and trigger events in the marketplace.
  • Identify and Vet opportunities for sales pipeline in the field.  
  • Research and discover methods to increase prospective customer engagement and outcomes.
  • Use the creative process to generate buyer based messaging on internal or external drivers.


•         High School Degree or equivalent; Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, business, or related field preferred

•         2 years’ experience in research, analysis, sales support or related field.

•         Demonstrated and proven sales support results

•         Hands-on experience with CRM software, MS Excel and sales intelligence databases

•         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•         Strong analytical skills to determine a successful business approach

Additional Information

CORT is a Berkshire Hathaway Company that has been in business since 1971. We are one of the country’s leading service providers to businesses and individuals in transition. CORT is the world’s leading provider of furniture rental, tradeshow and event furnishings, and relocation and transition services. We have locations throughout the U.S. and in the UK. As an organization, CORT's greatest assets are the more than 2,000 employees working nationwide.

Today, CORT has more than 100 showrooms, clearance centers and distribution facilities across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and a Global Network of partners servicing more than 80 countries around the world.

CORT is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, helping millions of individuals and more than 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies with their event and relocation needs making a house a home, an office a great place to work and an event a memorable celebration.

As part of a national company, CORT Furniture Rental offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, competitive salaries with position-specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. 

For more information on CORT Business Services, please visit our website at

CORT conducts drug screening, background checks and MVR checks (if applicable) as a condition of employment. CORT also participates in the E-Verify program.

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