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National Business Development Representative (Inside Sales)

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Full-Time, Permanent Position

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated National Business Development Representative to join the CMHA National Workplace Mental Health team. Reporting to the National Senior Sales Manager you will be responsible for new sales opportunities through in-bound lead follow up and out-bound outreach efforts to secure qualified leads for introduction calls/meetings for field sales.

You are an ideal candidate if you have ambition and desire to grow professionally in a fast-paced environment. You are competitive with yourself and collaborative with team members. People would define you as self-motivated, results and goal-oriented team player. You bring a love of structure, process, and documentation and a prior experience in not for profit or mental health would be an asset.

About CMHA: Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. Through a presence in more than 330 communities across every province and one territory, CMHA provides advocacy and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive. Our vision is a Canada where mental health is a human right. CMHA has been chosen as one of Canada’s best places to work by Forbes magazine in 2021 and 2022.

Role: The Business Development Representative (BDR) is responsible for identifying and developing new opportunities for the sales teams to pursue. As the BDR, you will drive demand for Not Myself Today® and other WMH in a variety of ways, including further qualifying leads that have been generated by marketing; managing and qualifying inbound lead activity; engaging in prospecting and cold calling; and appointment setting. Once the lead funnel is filled, you will also follow up and close leads that the field team is not able to target.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

Location:  This position will be based at our office, located in downtown Toronto. To encourage collaboration and explore new ways of working, CMHA National supports a hybrid work model of 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home. However, until further notice, staff are working from home according to public health guidelines and management’s decision.

Compensation: $60,000 – $65,000 per year commensurate with experience and qualifications; along with benefits, a flexible work environment and a workplace culture committed to personal wellbeing and psychological safety.

Benefits: Dental care, extended health care, life insurance, vision care, employee assistance program, flexible schedule, paid time off (vacation, sick and work life balance days), wellness program, work from home, hybrid work.

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Are you a fit?

If you are interested in applying for the role, please submit a PDF copy of your resume along with a cover letter to by May 20, 2022 to [email protected]. The subject line should mention “National Business Development Representative”. We thank you for your interest and please note that only those identified for an interview will be contacted.

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CMHA is committed to our workforce reflecting the diversity of the communities within which we work. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from persons with disabilities, members of Black, Indigenous and racialized communities, people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and others who may contribute to the diversity of our staff. We invite you to self-identify in your cover letter. Please let us know if you require accommodations throughout the application process.