Business Development Executive Job at McErnest

McErnest is a young and diverse conglomerate based in London, England & Lagos, Nigeria.It started as a team of innovative thinkers and qualified specialists in diverse business sectors who came together to deliver a crowning-type of service delivery under one umbrella.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Business Development Executive (Media & Communications)
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description
  • Analyze the current and past budgets, expenses, sales, revenues and product deficiencies in order to provide recommendations for business growth and problem resolution.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge about business development practices, marketing activities, prospective clients and industry trends. Maintain a knowledge repository of clients, referrals, RFPs, prospects and presentations.
  • Develop strong customer relationships in order to generate high volume of prospective clients.
  • Manage customer calls and appointments effectively for new opportunities. Participate in industry forums, client discussions, and conferences as a representative of the organization.
  • Supervise the client relationship management database and utilize it to manage customer contacts and mailing lists.
  • Research the market for identifying new business opportunities.
  • Explain prospective clients about the advantages of the products or services offered and follow up with them in order to close the business deals.
  • Respond to the client queries regarding the products in a timely fashion.
  • Develop business proposals for new and existing customers.
  • Develop creative strategies to retain the clients including interviewing them to take their feedback and incorporate it into the growth plan.
  • Prepare the annual marketing budget and track the expenses against the budget.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, or related field preferred
  • Ability to travel when necessary to meet with customers and/or stakeholders and build business relationships
  • Must be available full time.
  • Equivalent experience in related field acceptable as well (example: five plus years in a sales or business development environment)
  • Familiarity with relevant software, such as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Sales
  • Critical thinking skills, analytical, organized
  • Creatively-minded, good at thinking ‘outside the box’
  • Skills of persuasion
  • Computer Skills
  • Force a plus Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: ugochukwu@mcernest.com
Application Deadline 30th April, 2018.

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