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Director of Business Development Filled

New Glasgow, NS

MacGregors Industrial Group has been providing industrial products and services to industry in Atlantic Canada and abroad for more than 45 years. Headquartered in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, MacGregors’ strategic business units include Industrial Field Services, Metal Fabrication, Machining, and Industrial Supply.  

On their behalf, we are recruiting a growth-oriented leader with expertise in sales planning, business development and marketing to serve as Director of Business Development. MacGregors takes great pride in being one of the most customer-centric industrial solutions providers in the Atlantic Canadian market, and they are looking to find the right individual who shares their mindset in delivering these solutions to the right customers, the right way.  

What qualities are needed for the Director of Business Development? 

Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will be responsible for owning the overall customer experience at MacGregors, leading a high-performance team to create substantial growth and sustained profitability for all divisions. 

As the ideal candidate, you are a strategic leader with substantial experience leading sales, marketing, and business development processes within the context of medium to large-scale enterprises. You have exceptional critical thinking skills, an aptitude for financial analysis, and the ability to develop, coach, and motivate team members to success. In addition, you have experience designing reporting tools to measure overall performance of teams and processes against identified key performance indicators. 

As a key management team member, you will contribute to overall company and division growth strategy development and execution. In particular, you will provide a vision for the future of the business as it relates to market opportunities, strategic growth, and customer and market development. 

Experience with machining and fabrication processes, as well as industrial products and services, would be an asset. 

A copy of the job description can be found here

Candidates must be located within 90 minutes of MacGregors head office in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and be able to travel on a flexible schedule. 

If you are passionate about helping clients and team members reach their goals, please forward your resume and a cover letter explaining how you can help take MacGregors Industrial Group to the next level. Submissions can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1967 in the subject line.  

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation or gender identity.