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Stl Metro St. Louis, All
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Business Development Executive

The Business Development Executive is responsible for creating and sustaining Ameren revenue by  engaging the highest level of personnel at large Commercial and Industrial (C&I)  customer accounts to communicate Ameren competitive business advantages; facilitate the negotiation of Ameren energy and service agreements; support customer energy and technology solutions; implement proactive community and business development strategies in partnership with local/regional/state development agencies;  support  service area investment/job creation and public policy implementation; and help foster positive community stewardship on behalf of Ameren’s family of companies.

*Salary depends upon individual credentials, experience, and position market pay level.

 Key responsibilities include:

  • Implement business-to-business strategies to attract new business location, encourage expansion/reinvestment of existing customers and serve as a channel to identify new opportunities for revenue and growth for Ameren companies.
  • Provide technical support and leadership to elected officials and state/local/regional development organizations to enhance market capacity and development resources to compete for business attraction, expansion and retention.
  • Take lead in representing and communicating Ameren business segment and service area competitive business advantages to the marketplace and serve as the portal for business development opportunities and value-added services to commercial and industrial customers.
  • Respond to requests for proposals and provide technical support, (including data, energy rate analysis, and infrastructure review), project management coordination and service level agreements with new and expanding businesses seeking investment and growth in the Ameren service territory.
  • Originate and support customer centric development strategies and energy technology applications among specific industry sectors that are consistent with the Ameren service area customer base in order to enhance customer service experience.
  • Lead joint strategic planning with key account personnel to develop and support mutual performance and financial objectives, customer satisfaction ratings and both short and long term account management milestones.
  • Coordinate the delivery of energy services and respond to customer requirements in cooperation with Energy Operations and Key Account personnel to meet line extension deadlines and deployment of emerging electric/natural gas energy technologies.
  • Strengthen Ameren's collaborative relationships with local, regional elected leaders, economic development allies and state agencies to advance Ameren’s business growth and public policy objectives.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required.  Master’s degree in business, urban planning, real estate, public administration, finance or marketing preferred. Two or more years of professional level experience is required, preferably in marketing and/or business development activities.

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

Knowledge of economic and community development processes (preferred). Proven communication skills (written, oral and digital) to explain complex issues in easy-to-understand manner for diverse audiences. Technical skills with software tools applied to business development processes. Certifications from recognized industry organizations (i.e. planning, economic development, project management professional, real estate, etc.) preferred. 

 Additional Information:

Ameren’s selection prcess includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process.  Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.

Career Level depends on applicant credentials.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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