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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER WANTED

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER WANTED

VIC Progressive is looking to fill the position of a Business Development Manager. The primary role of the candidate is to prospect for new clients, to develop a rapport with new clients, and set targets for sales while providing support that will continually improve the relationship.

They are also required to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients.

Strategic planning is a key part of this job description, since it is the business manager’s responsibility to develop the pipeline of new business coming into the company. This will require a thorough knowledge of the mining and drilling market, the solutions/services the company can provide, and of the company’s competitors.

Duties of a Business Development Manager:

  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.
  • Cold call as appropriate within your market or geographic area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.
  • Research and build relationships with new clients.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals.
  • Plan approaches and pitches. Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Participate in pricing the solution/service.
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion.
  • Present an image that mirrors that of the client.

Requirements/Education

The business development management position requires a minimum of 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience, preferably in the mining or drilling industry. The candidate will bring the necessary safety awareness for the job and has to be able to travel and work flexible hours. Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office are a requirement. All other necessary training will be provided

Interested candidates should submit resumes in confidence to:

VIC Progressive / Human Resources / 'Business Development Manager'

PO BOX 4965 / Sussex, NB, E4E 5L7

Fax: 506-432-4717 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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VIC Progressive's Laura Arandeda in the W100 list of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs 2015

The magazines PROFIT and Chatelaine today ranked VIC Progressive's President Laura Araneda #76 on the 17th annual W100 list of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs. Published in the June issue of Canadian Business (available now) and online at PROFITguide.com and Chatelaine.com, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs with a proprietary formula that considers the size, growth rate and profitability of the businesses they own and run.

Here you find the link to the list

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Surface Diamond Drillers wanted ASAP

VIC Progressive are looking to fill Diamond Driller positions for a PQ Surface Drilling job in New Brunswick in September/October. 4-6 week contract position. Camp. Position will require pre employment drug & alcohol testing.  

Please forward you resume asap...

fax: 506-432-4717 / email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: VIC Progressive, P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB, E4G 2Z9 Canada / Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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VIC Progressive / Sussex / Electricians wanted

 

VIC Progressive are looking to fill Electrician positions (red seal) in the Sussex, NB area. Preferably construction/industrial background. Start date: immediately. Position will very likely involve shift work and working underground.

Please forward you resume...

fax: 506-432-4717 / email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: VIC Progressive, P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 12992 Route 114 Hwy, Penobsquis, NB, E4G 2Z9 Canada / Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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Mining Construction Positions

VIC Progressive is looking to fill mining construction positions in Sussex, New Brunswick. The candidate would have at least 5 years experience running scissor lifts, stopers and jack legs to support underground construction. This would include the installation of ground support, rabbit ears, brackets, belt lines etc.

If you are interested please forward your resume before Thursday April 17th to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or hand it in at our Sussex office, 44 Vail Court between 08:00am-05:00pm! You can also fax it: 506-432-4717

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VIC Progressive on CBC's 'Shift'

VIC Progressive had a nice company feature on CBC's Radio One show 'Shift/Made in New Brunswick' with  Paul Castle and Janice MacPherson. Here you can find the link to the CBC player or to the actual program

 

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AIMS: Laura Araneda new addition to the Board of Directors

Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling's president Laura Araneda was added to the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies' (AIMS) Board of Directors. Please read the full article here

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'More staff as drilling company expands'

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Article in today's Daily Telegraph and Kings County Record. Laura Araneda talks about VPDD's new manufacturing facility in Penobsquis, New Brunswick. Please read full article here or in our press section on www.progressivedrilling.com

 

 

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Licensed Industrial Mechanic - Sussex, NB

For our Sussex/Penobsquis (New Brunswick, Canada) operations we are looking for a Licensed Industrial Mechanic (or other Licensed Mechanic with extensive Bearing Installation Knowledge!).  If you are a Self Employed/Not Employed/Flexible Mechanic interested starting a contractor job (as contractors we can't guarantee full time and long time positions) please quote "Lic. Mechanic/Bearings' and send your resume/CV to: 

fax: (00)1 506-432-4717  /email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling , P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 44 Vail Court in Sussex, NB, E4E 2R9, Canada. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

 

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Diamond Driller wanted / EHS 38

VPDD is looking for an experienced Diamond Driller who worked with old style EHS 38 drills for a surface/structural improvement job in New Brunswick. Please quote 'EHS 38' and send us your resume/CV: 

fax: (00)1 506-432-4717  /email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /mail: Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling , P.O. Box 4965, Sussex, NB, E4E 2T8, Canada /in person: 44 Vail Court in Sussex, NB, E4E 2R9, Canada. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

 

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The Telegraph Journal June 27th - Drill Operations near Welsford

Progressive Diamond Drilling in Welsford - Browns Flat 

Article in today's business section of the Telegraph Journal. 'Drill operations begin near community'. VPDD's Laura Araneda about Progressive Diamond Drilling's work for Cache Exploration Inc near Welsford, NB. Read the full article here 

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This Years Crew Appreciation Party/BBQ Dates

The crew appreciation parties and BBQ's will take place August 3rd for the C and D crews. August 24 th VPDD we will have it for all A and B crews. More details soon  

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Canadian Cancer Society

VPDD's Laura Araneda and Gerald Pearson were interviewed for the Telegraph Journal and Kings County Record about the company's local support of the Canadian Cancer Society. The article 'A spotlight on cancer programs' was in today's issues. You can also read the article in our 'Press Releases' section.  

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New Shop and Offices

Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling signed a contract to build their new premises.

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