Job Description

Chartwells K12


Chartwells K12's goal is to make sure students leave the cafeteria happier and healthier than they came in, by serving food kids love to eat and creating custom dining programs. With more than 16,000 associates in 4,300 schools, ranging from large public institutions to small charter and private schools, Chartwells K12 is built on decades of food, education and operational experience driven by top culinary, nutrition, wellness, and sustainability talent. For more information, visit

Job Summary

Chartwells K12 is seeking a Associate Director of Business Development who shares our values, wants to work with a team of great individuals, must win and wants to join winners, and is committed to contributing to and being part of our success. Reporting to the VP of sales with a dotted line to the Regional Sales Director, the Associate Director of Business Development will be responsible for expanding our Chartwells K12 client portfolio in the Northeast/Mi-Atlantic region by building very strong external and internal relationships, conducting extensive prospect research, generating quality leads, developing prospects, and being instrumental in selling new business.

The successful candidate will share our values of excellence and integrity. The Associate Director of Business Development will work with a sense of urgency with our prospective clients to understand their current and future needs. The Associate Director of Business Development will educate prospects on the benefits of working with Chartwells by clearly establishing the value of our services related to their specific needs and how we are distinguished from our competitors - with our service, our culture, and our commitment to the very best student nutrition.

Essential Functions and Key Tasks:
* Associate Director of Business Development
* Reports to Region VP of Sales
* Works across geographic regions as assigned
* 50-60% Travel

Responsibilities include:
o High degree of Cold Call Prospecting
o Time and Territory Management
o Trade Show Support
o Building strong internal and external relationships
o Proposal Development/RFP Responses
o Database Management / Maintenance
o Presentations and email marketing support
o Extensive Prospect Research and Pre-call planning
o Survey Support / Execution
o Initial Prospect Qualification
o Developing financial proforma modeling
o Contract Support

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Chartwells K-12 maintains a drug-free workplace.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Associates at Chartwells K-12 are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID:  1272771

Chartwells K12 



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