Business Development Manager at PressOne Africa

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  • Job ID 27234
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

PressOne Africa is an early-stage startup helping entrepreneurs retain their customers, through a centralised voice communication platform. We are on a mission to help entrepreneurs across Africa build more customer-centric businesses. With our business phone systems, entrepreneurs, no matter the size of their business, can handle customer communication like global brands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • As a Business Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving the growth and expansion of our business.
  • You will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities, developing strategic partnerships, and driving revenue growth.
  • With your exceptional communication and negotiation skills, you will cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders, customers, partners, and industry influencers.
  • By leveraging your deep understanding of the market landscape and customer needs, you will contribute to the development and execution of our business development strategies.

Who you are

  • You have over 4 years of experience as a business development manager, relationship manager, or in a related role.
  • You have a knack for creating and fostering business relationships. You have cracked the code and it is tested and trusted regardless of the industry you work in.
  • You are eloquent, you have impeccable verbal and written communication skills as over the years you have understood the importance of communication and how it can make or break a strategic relationship.
  • You are naturally charismatic and you use it to your advantage to engage and retain customers accounts.
  • You are extremely proactive, you lean in to get the work done and deliver results.
  • You immerse yourself in products and see things through the eye of the customer and know how to communicate with them to convert leads into sales.
  • You have experience with the use of CRMs, and other sales tools.
  • You understand that time is priceless and have figured out a way to make the most of your time and deliver results.

What we expect:

  • Develop and implement our overall growth strategy, generating sales leads, maintaining the sales pipeline, enhancing our competitive position and ensuring we achieve short term and long term revenue targets.
  • Build and nurture strategic partnerships with customers, suppliers and industry stakeholders to expand our market reach and drive revenue growth.
  • Have an in depth understanding of the product, features and communicate them clearly to customers.
  • Manage and retain key customer accounts by maintaining constant communication and addressing customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive business development plans, including market analysis, customer segmentation, and targeted outreach initiatives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create innovative solutions that address customer needs and create compelling value propositions for prospective clients.
  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations on market intelligence, customer feedback, and industry best practices.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators, sales metrics, and business development activities to measure progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments, regulatory changes, and market dynamics to proactively identify new business opportunities and mitigate risks.

Who we are, and What working with us is like:

  • We have a launched product with customers.
  • We have raised a pre-seed round from reputable investors in the ecosystem.
  • Everyone on the team is extremely mission-driven and works incredibly hard to push the mission forward.
  • Our office is on Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1. We run an hybrid working system, with most of us at the office two or three times a week.
  • We have been in operation for more than year. We have gotten enough data to validate the opportunity, and are entering a growth phase. It is certainly the best time to join.

Competitive Salary.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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