Mills James has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team as a business development professional focusing on audiovisual sales. This full-time associate will prospect and develop audiovisual rentals and have a working knowledge of small-event audiovisual support services and technologies.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university and three years of related experience in AV meeting support sales and service

  • Strong industry connections and the respect of industry peers

  • Proven strategic and innovative thinking with significant oral and written communication skills; Superior presentation skills

  • A strong self-starter who can work autonomously, with proven success in building new business; Excellent customer skills and consultative sales approach

  • Strong client communication and organizational skills and the ability to work simultaneously on multiple proposals

  • Lead the proposal process; proven successful experience writing and coordinating proposals


  • Contact current and prospective clients through cold calling and networking opportunities

  • Work with clients to understand and identify  needs and objectives

  • Propose, present, and demonstrate solutions for prospective clients and projects

  • Possess and develop audiovisual product knowledge for meetings and events

  • Manage a prospect database

  • Report all sales related activity during weekly sales meetings and HubSpot

  • Build a calendar of events for the Columbus market

  • Develop solid relationships with customers, strategic vendors, and peers

  • Navigate bidding processes

  • Learn internal tracking, billing software and processes

  • Handle other tasks as necessary in support of Mills James

Mills James offers a comprehensive benefits package for this full-time opportunity, including health, dental and vision care, 401(k) and Roth 401(k) and our unique Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Mills James, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.