Business Development Analyst

AEP Energy Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 11 months ago

Position Summary:

The Business Development Analyst will be responsible for finding new business opportunities for AEP Energys multi-state electric and natural gas Municipal Aggregation program.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Routine daily prospecting calls to brokers and communities pursuing lead opportunities.

  • Monitor PUC websites and other news outlets for current and relevant information related to Municipal Aggregation across multiple states.

  • Monitor community web pages and meeting minutes for Municipal Aggregation activity.

  • Tracking activity using Companys Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.

  • Support community social functions from time to time as needed.

  • Ongoing lead pipeline development and reports.

  • Aid in development of sales forecast and projections.

  • Capture competitive intelligence and market trends.

  • Act as the liaison between the Municipal Aggregation and Customer Care teams.

  • Prepare bid responses to RFPs as needed

  • Assist in approvals with legal, marketing and other stakeholders

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Quick learner who grasps concepts and processes quickly and intuitively.

  • Confident communicator who has the ability to converse with a variety of the different types of people who have diverse backgrounds and experience levels.

  • Highly organized and self-motivated.

  • Can successfully prioritize multiple deliverables as needed.

  • Work successfully in a team environment or independently.

  • Must have a high level of integrity and confidentiality.

  • Goal oriented and hard worker.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree required.

  • Position is located in Columbus, Ohio.

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Energy experience a plus.

Attributes:

  • Embodies AEP Energy values.

  • Entrepreneurial drive and high level of initiative.

  • Presents and maintains a positive attitude.

  • Strong business acumen

  • Enthusiastic learner, eager to meet challenges and quickly assimilate new concepts.

  • Displays confidence in ability and performance.

  • High EQ-- superior interpersonal skills, diplomacy, win-win mind-set, relationship-builder, able to work with diverse group of colleagues.

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