Job ID 21639
Career Level Mid-Level
Experience 2 - 4 years
Purpose of the role: As Business Development Associate you will support the team in strategically sourcing, and consolidating leads to achieve the set revenue targets.
Conduct research to identify new markets; consult with senior management to discuss innovation to existing products and services to meet the market demand.
As a key member of the team, collaborate with Head BD to execute growth strategies according to business priorities.
Coordinate appointments, calls, and meetings between senior management and customers for discussing new opportunities and business expansions.
Prepare sales proposals, and contract agreements; negotiate and close deals.
Support the head of the unit in organizing, and facilitating stakeholder meetings within and outside the financial industry
Maintain superior knowledge of products and services
Build strong relationships with industry professionals, competitors, and vendors
Respond to questions, engage clients and ensure excellent customer relationships and satisfaction
Participate in team meetings/learning sessions and contribute valuable ideas
Accurately update relevant client information in the respective database
Engage in performance management objectives & key result-setting and execution
Required Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, arts, or any related field.
2-4years Post NYSC sales/business development experience preferably in a consulting firm /training organization.
Strong initiative and drive for results
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Robust desktop and in-person research, presentation, and reporting skills.
Energetic, determined, and highly capable disposition.
Excellent data management and analytical skills
Excellent Microsoft suite skills – Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.