Business Developer & Marketing Officer

DEW Initiatives

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DEW Initiative - Our mission is to create a digital economy network – that will help solve social problem such as: unemployment and poverty – by way of digital entrepreneurship and competency enhancement.

Job Summary

  • The business development manager is in charge of developing business solutions.
  • The main goal is to generate more revenue for the company.
  • He/She will manage client accounts and come up with new sales and services ideas. This includes new sales strategies, service approaches, sales pitches, and business plans.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifying sales and services that would appeal to new clients
  • Gleaning and recommending more effective and efficient service approaches through existing services, reports etc
  • Managing company and client expectations
  • Creating sales pitches
  • Executing sales objectives
  • Managing client accounts Brainstorming with business development team and management to create new project strategies
  • Finding and following new sales leads
  • Arranging business meetings and one-on-one conversations with prospective and existing clients
  • Attending networking events
  • Negotiating sales contracts
  • Preparing sales contracts; following company rules and guidelines
  • Building trust and long-term relationships with clients/customers
  • Managing records of sales, revenue, and other important data
  • Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Cultivating positive interactions and relationships with sales representatives, team leaders and managers, and executives to evaluate sales strategy and results
  • Motivating team members to exceed expected goals
  • Developing ways to improve the customer experience and build brand loyalty
  • Researching market and industry trends; making recommendations based on same.

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Administration, or related field
  • Three to five years of previous experience in sales, management, customer service, finance, administration, or related field
  • Demonstrated and proven sales results
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Fluent communication in person, on the phone, and in email
  • Excellent communication, IT and digital marketing skills would be added advantage.
  • Goal-oriented, organized team player
  • Encouraging to team and staff; able to mentor and lead
  • Eager and knowledgeable to expand company with new sales, clients, and territories
  • Able to analyze data and sales statistics and translate results into better solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets
  • Experienced at preparing and presenting quarterly goals and forecasts for future projects
  • Comfortable in both a leadership and team-player role
  • Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge.

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Summary

Company

DEW Initiatives

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