Job Title: Business Development Manager
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • The goal is to drive sustainable financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with prospective clients.

Responsibilities

  • Identifies trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements; tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments.
  • Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Working with the event management team to identify new opportunities to deliver innovative event management services
  • Participate in marketing activities to increase brand awareness and gain new clients
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Screens potential business deals by analysing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities; recommending equity investments.
  • Develops negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners’ needs and goals.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.
  • Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Attend trade and public events for networking and to secure new business opportunities to create a pipeline of sales opportunities

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline and preferably under 35 years.
  • 3 years working experience as a business development manager, sales executive or a relevant role.
  • Proven sales track record
  • Experience in customer support is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Market knowledge
  • Ability to build rapport
  • Experience in Events or the Entertainment Industry would be an added advantage.

Other Skills Required:

  • Effective networking abilities
  • Confident and outgoing personality
  • Commercially astute
  • Fluency in English is essential with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Excellent interpersonal and personal presentation skills
  • Time management and planning skills
  • Communication and negotiation skills

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed cover letter and CV’s to: funmi@mahoganyinternational.com

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