Admin officer - Lagos Private6 days ago - Jobs Offers - Lagos
Your job as a business development manager is to identify sales leads, pitch goods or services to new clients and maintain a good working relationship with new contacts.
This role revolves around good communication and so whatever business you work in your duties are likely to include:
Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings Planning and preparing presentations (say hello to Powerpoint)Communicating new product developments to prospective clients Overseeing the development of marketing literature Writing reports Providing management with feedbackIf the thought of sitting behind a desk all day gives you itchy feet, this could be the job for you as youâ€™ll be required to spend a large amount of time visiting clients and attending networking events. You'll usually work office hours, Monday to Friday but there are often part-time or flexible working opportunities too.
Want a job where you can progress? This career can offer that. From business development manager you can progress to become a senior development manager, business development executive or marketing director.
Or, using the selling, negotiating and project management skills you have gained, you can side-step into other areas of business.This is no job for shy, retiring types as you'll need to be bursting with self-confidence, love networking and enjoy presenting and public speaking. It also helps if you have:
Good business sense A deep understanding of marketing principles Good communication skills A positive attitude Negotiation skills Plenty of initiative.