Our client is seeking to recruit a Business Development Executive who will be responsible for identifying new sales leads, pitching products and maintaining fruitful relationships with distributors, customer outlet owners + merchandiser management.
Role and Responsibilities
Identifying new individuals and potential new markets
Researching the needs of the customers and learning who makes purchasing decisions
Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives
Range selling, In store display, Price point management, Right placement of products in store
Business development executive is also obligated to write reports and provide feedback to upper management about what is and is not working
Required to work 8am 5pm (Mondays Fridays), but may be required to put in additional hours should any such need arise.
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and other business related courses
Sales / marketing experience in manufacturing and fast-moving consumer goods companies
Required Skills :
Strong communication skills
Creative talents and the ability to solve tough problems
In-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events
The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
Skill in prioritizing and triaging obligations
Attention to details
Excellent time management and organization
Good with numbers.