SK Collaborative is Hiring!

Business Development Manager


Job Position: Business Development Manager

Location: Decatur, GA
Full Time/Part Time: Full time position
Reports To: Owners
Travel Required: Yes – mostly local to metro-Atlanta area, estimated at 50%

SK Collaborative is an award-winning firm working with developers, builders, remodelers, contractors, architects, and homeowners to implement cost-effective techniques that improve building performance. With expertise grounded in the latest in green building practice, design, and policy, the firm delivers outstanding results to clientele from its Atlanta headquarters, as well as across the country. Services include consulting, design reviews and charrettes, training, and building certification for single and multifamily buildings under the National Green Building Standard (NGBS), EarthCraft, ENERGY STAR, LEED for Homes, Enterprise Green Communities, Green Globes, and FitWel as well as Building Enclosure inspections and testing.


The Business Development Manager is responsible for growing the SK Collaborative’s business by establishing new and developing existing relationships with clients throughout our service area. The ideal candidate brings strong sales and communication skills. Specific experience related to real estate and construction sales is desired. Candidates with a background in real estate development, property management, and lending are encouraged to apply. Under this role, the individual will be responsible for:

  • Working as part of a highly skilled, experienced team.
  • Promote and sell company services to builders, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, and building owners.
  • Establish and maintain client relationships.
  • Self-manage sales development activities.
  • Be able to travel independently and on short notice. May require periodic travel outside of the metro Atlanta area.
  • Candidates must be US Citizen or possess a valid permit to work in the United States.
  • Candidates must have a reliable vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and a good driving record.
  • Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.


Required Industry Skills:

  • Minimum of a four-year degree in Communications, Marketing, Construction Management or Related Field.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Sales, Marketing, or Related Fields.
  • Experience utilizing cloud-based CRM systems.
  • Proven interest in and demonstrates a deep understanding of high-performance building strategies.
  • Experience reading and reviewing construction drawings and specifications.
  • Experience with green building programs.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel and Word.


Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communicator with the ability to explain complex concepts to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, confidence and integrity.
  • Service-oriented – actively seeks out and develops ways to assist others with a high level of professionalism and customer service while interacting with the team and external clients.
  • Ability to excel with minimal guidance.
  • Strong strategic planning skills.
  • Collaborative with a strong focus on teamwork.


Salary and Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Regular full-time employees are eligible for company benefits. More information is available upon request.


Physical Requirements:

Performing fieldwork involves extensive navigation in and around construction sites, buildings, attics, and crawlspaces as well as climbing ladders. Inspectors carry a range of testing equipment that weigh up to 40 lbs. Position involves occasionally assisting with fieldwork, therefore, an applicant must possess physical dexterity, endurance, strength, and balance to accomplish this work safely and effectively.


What You’ll Gain:

  • Unique perspective working for a socially motivated, small consulting firm
  • Experience being part of the growing fields of green building, energy efficiency, and resilience planning
  • Opportunity to engage in personal and professional goal setting and career development
  • A place among a team of passionate, creative, solutions-focused and service-oriented individuals who are committed to building sustainable, healthy buildings and communities across the nation and a positive working environment and culture within the company



  • 401(k) + 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Mileage and travel reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid volunteering days (up to two days per year)
  • Paid training


COVID-19 Considerations:

Learn more about our response to COVID-19 and the steps we’re taking to keep our staff and clients safe.


SK Collaborative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.


Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the job to or apply through Indeed here.

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