Business Development Executive (Media & Communications)

The McErnest Company

Apply for this job   

Share this job:


This job listing has expired! Click here to view the latest Consulting jobs in Nigeria

McErnest is a young and diverse conglomerate based in London, England & Lagos, Nigeria.It started as a team of innovative thinkers and qualified specialists in diverse business sectors who came together to deliver a crowning-type of service delivery under one umbrella.

Job Description

  • Analyze the current and past budgets, expenses, sales, revenues and product deficiencies in order to provide recommendations for business growth and problem resolution.
  • Research the market for identifying new business opportunities.
  • Explain prospective clients about the advantages of the products or services offered and follow up with them in order to close the business deals.
  • Respond to the client queries regarding the products in a timely fashion.
  • Develop business proposals for new and existing customers.
  • Develop creative strategies to retain the clients including interviewing them to take their feedback and incorporate it into the growth plan.
  • Prepare the annual marketing budget and track the expenses against the budget.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of business development practices, marketing activities, prospective clients and industry trends. Maintain a knowledge repository of clients, referrals, RFPs, prospects, and presentations.
  • Develop strong customer relationships in order to generate a high volume of prospective clients.
  • Manage customer calls and appointments effectively for new opportunities. Participate in industry forums, client discussions, and conferences as a representative of the organization.
  • Supervise the client relationship management database and utilize it to manage customer contacts and mailing lists.

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field preferred
  • Equivalent experience in a related field acceptable as well (example: five plus years in a sales or business development environment)
  • Familiarity with relevant software, such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Sales
  • Force a plus Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Critical thinking skills, analytical, organized
  • Creatively-minded, good at thinking ‘outside the box’
  • Skills of persuasion
  • Computer Skills
  • Ability to travel when necessary to meet with customers and/or stakeholders and build business relationships
  • Must be available full time.

This job originally appeared elsewhere.

Summary

Company

The McErnest Company

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Sales/Business Development

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years