Business Development Associate

Business Development Associate

Fulltime
Yola, Nigeria



JOB BRIEF:

We are looking to hire energetic, ambitious and motivated Business Development Associate e to develop and implement growth strategies for the achievement of our revenue goals. Candidates should have the right blend of analytical talent and business know-how. Successful applicants should be team players who not only understand how to identify a new market opportunity, but also know what it takes to lead a team forward and realize that opportunity. We’re especially looking for someone with a keen interest in innovation, social development emerging technologies and great communication skills, as you’ll be expected to interact with shareholders, executives and clients on a daily basis. Preference will be given to candidates who plan to stay and grow with our company for the foreseeable future.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

● Analyze current and past financial data, such as sales reports, and provide strategies to cut costs and increase revenue.
● Perform market research to identify new opportunities and engage with executives to establish strategies for pursuing those new opportunities.
● Create and improve proposals and contracts for our existing and new clients.
● Prepare the company budget and continually track expenses, as well as make sure we’re on track to hit revenue targets.
● Provide training and mentoring to members of the business development team.
● Develop and deliver pitches for potential investors.
● Following industry trends locally and internationally
● Developing growth strategies and plans
● Managing and retaining relationships with existing clients
● Having an in-depth knowledge of business products and value proposition
● Writing business proposals
● Negotiating with stakeholders
● Identifying and mapping business strengths and customer needs
● Following industry trends locally and internationally
● Reporting on successes and areas needing improvements


Educational Requirements and Experience

The job requirements for the Business Development Associate position requires an MSc/MBA in the following areas and relevant work experience 3-5 years. A keen interest in IT and emerging technologies will be an advantage: i) Business Development (ii) Economics or Finance (iii) Marketing

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