Business development executive

Job Summary

The Business Development Executive will focus on customer acquisition. Lead generation and prospect management are the main concern as the business development executive will garner and meet with potential clients. This person must have a wide range of business contacts and network to heavily leverage on for business and sales for the company.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

A reputable organisation seeks to fill the above position with suitable and qualified persons.

Job summary

  • Researches client business referrals, network, and web leads. Provide prospective customers/clients with all services offered, and additional presentations as needed. Work with the client to create solutions for their needs and consult through the sales process. Must be energetic, well-spoken, and eager to close sales and increase revenue.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identifying, qualifying, and securing business opportunities
  • Building business relationships with current and potential clients
  • Collaborating with sales and leadership to secure, retain, and grow accounts
  • Developing customized targeted sales strategies
  • Creating informative presentations; Presenting and delivering information to potential clients at client meetings, industry exhibits, trade shows, and conferences
  • Coordinating business generation activities
  • Responding to client requests for proposals
  • Answering potential client questions and follow-up call questions
  • Creating and maintaining a list/database of prospect clients
  • Maintaining short- and long-term business development plans
  • Maintaining a database of prospective client information
  • Cold calling; making multiple outbound calls to potential clients
  • Understanding client needs and offering solutions and support
  • Researching potential leads from business directories, web searches, or digital resources
  • Qualifying leads from digital campaigns, conferences, references, tradeshows, etc.
  • Closing sales and working with the client through closing process
  • Meeting or exceeding annual sales goals.
  • Collaborating with management on sales goals, planning, and forecasting

Skills requirement

  • Management Consulting, Project Management & Strategic Business Development Skills:
  • Quality & Risk Management
  • Negotiation & Project Stakeholders Relationship Management 
  • Data Analytics and Storytelling  
  • Project Case Analysis, Project Phases & Teamwork organization 
  • Work Breakdown and Key Business Activities Planning 
  • Project Management tools: MS Project, Visio & Concept Draw, MS Planner, Slack, Teamwork
  • Business advisory, Business Performance Review, Scorecard and New Product Development, New Growth Modelling, Market Opportunity Analytics, Business Process Re-Engineering. 
  • HVC (High-Value Client) Business Development and Account Management (B2B, B2G, B2C, B2B, C2B)
  • High-level Market Research & Intelligence Gathering 
  • Break Even Analysis & Business Intelligence BI Modelling with Excel sheet.
  • Project plan development, business case analysis & execution
  • Technology platforms & Big Data Analytics with Office 365, MS Project, SAP, HDM-4, Bitrix24, Salesforce, SwipeClock, Stata, SAS, R, Python, Power BI, Tableau, Advanced Excel, Qlik, SQL
  • Financial Modelling
  • Business Plan & Execution road-map development
  • Engaging the Leaders Within/Stakeholders Relationship Management
  • Developed Competitive Intelligence CI & Bench-marking BM Model  

Other skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Minimum of 3-4 years working experience in media.
  • Ability to develop good relationships with current and potential clients.
  • Good working knowledge of the media industry and media relations.
  • Experience with lead generation and prospect management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to call, connect and interact with potential customers
  • Persuasive and goal-oriented
  • Possesses an energetic, outgoing, and friendly demeanor
  • Eager to expand company with new sales, clients, and territories
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • In-depth understanding of company services and its position in the industry
  • Able to professionally and confidently communicate with C-Level Executives
  • Able to work accurately under stress and pressure to meet competing deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated and proven sales results
  • Knowledge of sales process from initiation to close
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).


  • Must be able to hit the ground running from the first-month meeting at least 50% of gates in the first three months and surpassing 100 after that.


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