Business Development Position – Commercial Real Estate

Are you a great salesperson but your income doesn’t show it? Do you thrive on interacting with people? Advocate Advisors is offering a unique opportunity to work in a non-stop, exhilarating, evolving and dynamic industry.

Job Description

Advocate Commercial Real Estate Advisors, a fast growing Chicago-based commercial real estate firm, is looking to add to its business development team. Compensation for the position will be salary plus commission.

The successful candidates who qualify for this position will be motivated self-starters with business to business sales experience. Candidates must have high energy, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.

The activities for the position will include the following:

  • Cold call and canvas to generate new business leads.

  • Network to identify business opportunities.

  • Participate in presentations and meetings with prospective clients.

  • Act as an ongoing liaison for new and existing client relationships.


Specific requirements include:

  • Four year degree (minimum)

  • Three Years business to business sales experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Company Description

Advocate’s core business is representing the interests of high-end office, automotive and industrial tenants in relocations and renegotiations of leases. Headquartered in downtown Chicago with a second office in Southfield, Michigan, the company represents clients in major markets throughout the country. Advocate was founded in 2003, and is owned and operated by senior management.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to