Director of Business Develpoment

Hammond, LA, USA Full-time

Job Description Summary

  • Hires, directs, trains and supervises the sales team at the agency level.
  • Coaches employees to overcome objections and collaboratively work toward growth goals.
  • Supervises and monitors growth and health of the sales team in their defined territories.
  • Maintains a comprehensive working knowledge of community resources providing in-services and education to the sales team.
  • Communicates with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals in regard to interested, prospective and/or current patients.
  • Performs direct sales to key accounts.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with referral sources, patients, families, healthcare professionals, and the community at large to bring a greater understanding of the hospice philosophy and support to all patients that desire our care.
  • Assists the Director of Admissions in overseeing the referral to admissions process to achieve growth goals.
  • Manages conflict and complaint resolution when necessary.
  • Develops an agency business plan establishing organization volume projections in the annual budget to drive financial performance.
  • Understands key drivers of revenue, admissions and length of stay and designs strategic sales strategies to achieve agency growth goals.
  • Utilizes basic sales process to uncover customer needs and barriers.
  • Plans, directs, organizes and coordinates educational events, health fairs and community programs.



  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field preferred.
  • At least three years’ experience in healthcare sales preferred.
  • Knowledge of hospice care, preferred.