Baker Tilly

Business Development Associate

Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
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Our Search and Staffing team here at Baker Tilly is looking for a Business Development Associate to join the Milwaukee team, connecting with targeted companies to fill interim finance, accounting, and tax positions. If you seek a career that ties your earning potential to how hard you work with your education, and a passion for making connections and changing lives, a career in recruiting may be for you.


As a Business Development Associate with Baker Tilly Search & Staffing, you will receive extensive training, great incentives, and above all, a fantastic group of motivated professionals to work with.


Join a team of outgoing individuals who help others and are loving what they do!


Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.



The primary role of the Business Development Assistant is to provide new business development support to the interim placement team.  Daily responsibilities include conducting prospect research, initial prospect outreach via email and telephone, and following up on marketing campaigns. This position will maintain and update a prospect database related to initial outreach, marketing activity, and results. She/he will work closely with the Directorof Business Development and others on the team to facilitate communication and face to face meetings with initial prospects and clients.

  • Conducting prospect research
  • Marketing campaigns.
  • Solicit appointments and contact decision makers by phone, email, and social media to promote services
  • Track prospect analytics
  • Explain Baker Tilly Search & Staffing services to potential customers
  • Handle prospect questions and objections
  • Through research, develop pipeline of new prospect information including names, titles, and  contact information
  • Follow-up on marketing campaigns via phone or e-mail
  • Contact prospects to follow up on initial interactions


  • Bachelor's degree required. Soon-to-be grads will also be considered
  • One (1) plus years of prior sales or marketing assistance experience required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong follow-up skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience with a CRM system highly desired
  • Ability to attend occasional after hour events
  • Ability to lead and direct own work
  • Desire to grow professionally, ultimately into a Manager of Business Development role

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.