Director of Business Development San Jose, CA in San Jose, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Acadia Healthcare is seeking an energetic and innovative Director of Business Development (DBD) to join our San Jose Behavioral Health Hospital 

How We Help

At San Jose Behavioral Health, our counseling professionals provide treatment and support to assist clients in their recovery from behavioral problems and assist with modifying problem behaviors; may also provide counseling services to families of clients

Your Impact

The Director of Business Development is responsible for the research, planning, coordination, and implementation of an effective development plan.  This program will secure the necessary additional financial resources to further the mission of the organization.  The Director of Business Development oversees all internal and external media relations, publications, information and dissemination.

  • Developing marketing and business development plans with the facilities to attract and service clients in need.
  • Lead, coach and develop a high functioning field-based treatment placement team.
  • Identifies decision makers in the target markets and reaches out to establish relationships within the behavioral healthcare community.
  • Completes face-to-face sales meetings with decision makers to understand customer’s needs and identify/eliminate obstacles to securing ongoing partnerships  
  • Conducts field sessions with each TPS quarterly to drive performance, enhance skills and support efforts
  • Work with their Strategic Account Manager (SAM) and TPS to negotiate and secure partnerships
  • Attend and participate in select conferences where opportunity exists to market Acadia’s services.
  • Work with team to develop messaging, customize presentations to a target audience and present in meetings geared to creating an awareness of Acadia’s services.
  • Exercises sound judgment in responding to needs of their team, removing obstacles from their path

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, MBA preferred
  • Proven record of progressive sales history
  • Behavioral healthcare experience required
  • Ability to motivate and conduct team-building
  • Knowledge of personal selling and ability to manage a sales force
  • Knowledge of consumer direct marketing including website and public relations
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written/verbal communications skills
  • Computer skills proficiency


Normal hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.  However, schedules may vary in accordance with business necessity and travel.  Typical office working conditions.