Business Development Associate

Business Development Associate Job Description

We are looking for an energetic Business Development Associate to join our team! As a Business Development Associate, you will be responsible for conducting market research, promoting company products and building client relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and executing strategic sales plans

  • Growing existing accounts

  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities

  • Working closely with the senior management team to ensure that all stakeholders are informed of the progress of the sales team

  • Ensuring that all business development activities are coordinated and executed in a timely manner

  • Documenting the sales process and closing

  • Creating proposals and presentation material

  • Providing support to the sales team on all aspects of the sales process

  • Managing customer relationships

  • Manage sales, transition and delivery of company’s products and services.

  • Conduct market research and analysis to create marketing initiatives for promoting company’s products.

  • Inform senior management on new product features to be developed to meet current and future business needs.

  • Obtain contact information of potential customers through cold calling, internet research and emailing.

  • Identify and qualify new customers based on the company's business model and guidelines.

  • Managed customer accounts in database

  • Implemented business development initiatives

  • Assisted management in deal negotiations and contract development

  • Developed stronger digital marketing strategies

  • Initiate and build relationships with customers through phone, marketing mailer campaigns, in-person contacts, and presentations.

  • Coordinate appointments, meetings and calls between customers and senior management for business expansions and new opportunities.

  • Manage customer meetings with internal teams for project development and delivery activities.

  • Maintain a database of potential customer’s contact numbers and emails.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing

  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in sales or a similar role

  • Experience in customer relationship management (CRM)

  • Proficiency in MS Office and relevant software

  • Ability to overcome objections and manage time effectively

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Ability to quickly learn and use new technology

  • Strong business skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to work well in a team and independently

  • Strong leadership and people management skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment