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Business Development Officer

Premium Global Services
Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
November 09, 2019



Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business.

Cold call as appropriate within market or geographic area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.

Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization.

Research and build relationships with new clients.

Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals.

Plan approaches and pitches.

Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.

Participate in pricing the solution/service.

Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion.

Use a variety of styles to persuade or negotiate appropriately.

Present an image that mirrors that of the client.

Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships.

Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs.

Plan and attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.

Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels.

Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.

Using knowledge of the market and competitors.

Identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators.

Management and Research

Submit weekly progress reports and ensure data is accurate.

Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other sales management system.

Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met by the team.

Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets.

Work with marketing staff to ensure that prerequisites are fulfilled within a timely manner.

Ensure all team members represent the company in the best light.

Present business development training and mentoring to business developers and other internal staff.

Understand the company’s goal and purpose to continue to enhance the company’s performance.


OND/HND or bachelor’s degree or any relevant discipline.

1-3 years of sales or marketing experience.

Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking, Research, Writing, Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales, Prospecting Skills, Sales Planning, Identification of Customer Needs and Challenges, Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Meeting Sales Goals, Professionalism, CRM, and Microsoft Office


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