Franchise Development Manager

  • Modern Restaurant Concepts
  • Aurora, Colorado
  • Feb 06, 2021
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

The Franchise Development Manager partners with the Chief Franchising Officer in the management of the full life cycle of a franchisee from prospect to approval. This position will play a key role in contributing to the development of the company's emerging franchise program.

What You'll Do:

  • Research, analyze and create targeted list of prospective candidates based on our ideal candidate profile(s) and use to gauge interest in the Modern Market Eatery franchise opportunity
  • Conduct initial outreach to prospective franchisee leads and provide information about the franchise process and requirements
  • Manage and maintain prospect information in our Franchise Relationship Management (FRM) System
  • Manage the information flow of prospective candidates through the entire franchise process, ensuring all documentation is received, accurately maintained, and qualifications have been met
  • Review franchisee applications and submit suitable franchise candidate file for review
  • Prepare franchise candidate file for financial and board approval
  • Schedule and coordinate the Discovery Day (Meet Me at the Market Day), Restaurant visits, and Franchise Onboarding Meetings
  • Research and report on market information and determine market availability
  • Organize franchise industry conferences and tradeshows, coordinating with vendors, shipping of booth, equipment, marketing and other materials
  • In partnership with the Chief Franchising Officer, the creation and maintenance of materials, presentations, content and communications to support the lead generation and education process (both for franchise and non-traditional development opportunities)
  • Manage development pipeline of existing and prospective franchisees to move them along in the sales process
  • Other duties and/or special projects as assigned in response to changing business conditions and/or requirements

What You'll Have:

  • Ability to align with company values
  • Approximately two (2) to three (3) years of experience in sales or sales support, preferably in a franchise organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid command of Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, GSuite and CRM
  • Ability to work independently with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong planning, prioritizing, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Can-do-it attitude with ability to be persistent, positive, upbeat and professional
  • Digital know-how to leverage media and social platforms in support of lead generation efforts
  • Excellent customer service skills, ability to establish strong working relationships with internal and external partners
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and accommodate shifting business priorities
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong work ethic; commitment to delivering high quality work

What You'll Get:

  • Pay range starts at 60k and is commensurate with experience
  • Commpany bonus program
  • Generous time off program - Unlimited PTO, sick day bank, paid holidays
  • Monthly meal stipend
  • Medical benefits paid at 90% for employee
  • Dental and vision benefits
  • 401k

Interested and qualified applicants should send their resumes to