Business development representative

Job Summary

This is a specialized role related to the sales department of our company and requires a representative with strong interpersonal sales skills to pitch our business to potential new clients and to skillfully sell additional Red Hat products and services to existing ones.

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

Job Description

Virtual Nigeria is a Red Hat training partner. Red Hat is an American software company and is the world’s most trusted provider of Linux and open source technology. We provide enterprises with an open stack of trusted, high-performing technologies and services made possible by the open source model. Currently the only certified training partner (CTP) in West Africa, we have an unwavering commitment to equip your organisation with the knowledge, skills, people resources and tools to succeed.

Job Summary

  • To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience developing leads from marketing campaigns and meeting sales quotas.
  • You will use your communication skills to cultivate strong relationships with customers, from first contact until you close the deal.
  • You will also ensure proper after-sales-service. If you are motivated, and results driven, and enjoy working in a team environment, we’d like to meet you.
  • Ultimately, you will boost sales and contribute to our long-term business growth.


  • Presenting our company to potential clients and proactively seek new business opportunities in the market
  • Qualifying leads from marketing campaigns as sales opportunities
  • Identify client needs and suggest appropriate services
  • Report weekly to the General Manger and have monthly sales results
  • Stay up to date with new products/services and new pricing/payment plans
  • Set up meetings or calls between (prospective) clients and account executives

Job Requirements

  • Proven 3 years plus work experience as a business development representative, sales account executive or similar
  • Track record of achieving sales quotas
  • Understanding of sales performance metrics
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations
  • Hands-on experience with multiple sales techniques.

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