Job Title:

Business Development Representative


TRS Staffing Solutions


Toronto, ON

TRS Canada is part of the worldwide TRS Staffing Solutions Group, equipped to meet the recruiting needs of candidates and employers across a range of industries and around the world.

Our teams work with many of the leading names from the Oil and Gas, Infrastructure, Mining and Tech industries.  Every year, we place thousands of skilled technical and professional services staff – both contract and retained/direct – with clients across five continents.  TRS Canada are currently expanding and seeking a Business Development Representative, based in Ontario to target Central and Eastern Canada. The ideal candidate will have an agency sales background within the recruitment sector and the vision to identify opportunities for growth and success. 

Core duties:

  • Develop new client opportunities regionally and nationally through networking, cold calls, events etc.
  • Ability to follow corporate direction, provide self direction and meet sales goals.  Develop new client relationships for region
  • Maximizing TRS’ relationship with Clients, to leverage outside sales for the region
  • Determine appropriate trade shows to participate in, organize effort and attend shows as main contact to generate sales leads
  • Proven ability to meet annual sales revenue goals
  • Maintain consistent approach and understanding of accurate and competitive markups
  • Preparation and negotiation of Client Contracts
  • Coordination of Client Contract execution between Legal, new client and Management
  • Preparation of proposals for prospective new clients
  • Submission of weekly status reports to Manager

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Associated Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business Development/Marketing preferred
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of recruitment agency sales related experience
  • Capable of attracting professional, profit-focused, long term business
  • Understanding of Provincial and Federal requirements in the recruitment sector
  • Team player, proven collaborative abilities
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Effective time management and prioritizing skills
  • Integrity and commitment to quality and client service excellence


If you feel you have the drive and passion to succeed and grow within our dynamic team and would like to discuss, in complete confidence, the opportunities we have to offer, call Ian Smistad at 403-571-4799 or email

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those with the legal right to work in Canada will be considered. We are an equal opportunity company. 

Posted 2017-01-10

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