Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

Job Overview

Job Title: Business Development Executive

Location: Lagos

Job Scope

Identifying and engaging prospects, follow up on business opportunities
Initiating and maintaining profitable relationships with new/ existing customers
Introducing new / existing products to prospective clients
Negotiating contracts and closing deals
Key responsibilities
Business Development Strategy:

Prospecting potential new clients and convert into increased business
Designing and implementing a strategic business plan that expands company’s customer base
Meeting with potential customers by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network.
Identifying potential customers and the decision makers within the client organization and set up meetings with the decision makers.
Negotiating and advising on pricing for customer requests.
Client relationship management:

Presenting new products and other services/ partnership for schools, building new and enhancing existing relationships.
Work with the Procurement and Store teams to ensure customer orders are met.
Follow up with customers on order delivered to ensure satisfaction.
Business Development Planning:

Attend industry functions, such as exhibitions, conferences, school fun fair, inter-house sport activities, workshops, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
Present to and consult with the senior management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels.
Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.
Using knowledge of the market and competitors, you will identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators.
Management and Research:

Submission of weekly progress reports and ensuring all data reported are accurate.
Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other sales management system.
Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet set targets.

Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competitors’ status
Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with customers and understanding their needs.
Recording sales information and maintain customers’ records and database

Qualification – BSc / MSc in relevant field
Required Experience – Minimum of 2 years

In-depth knowledge of the industry and current trends (Market Knowledge)
Excellent social skills
Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
Must have attention to detail and be numerically sound
Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Application Closing Date
31st August, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: and copy using the “Job Title” as subject of the email

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