A Market Development Executive (MDE) is a key in-market sales role at Beam, responsible for establishing and expanding as many partnerships as possible with brokerages in a territory. This starts with discovery and pursuit of new prospective brokerages and working with them to help them understand Beam's differentiators in order to expand their business. A variety of tactics (e.g. cold calling, email, web conferencing) are deployed in order to develop the relationship and educate brokers in order to work through a high volume of proposals to win new clients. The goal is to both establish a high number of broker partners as well as secure repeat business from some brokers as quickly as possible.