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Business Development Manager Job in Kenya

We are a fast growing web and graphic design company offering a complete one stop media solution including social media management and digital print.

We are passionate about service and customer support, delivering promptly and with satisfaction, and currently have high client retention.

We seek to fill the position of a Business Development Manager.

Overall purpose of the role

Reporting to the General Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for formulating and implementing a plan aimed at growing the business to achieve set objectives and drive the business growth as well as manage existing business and accounts.

He/ she will also be responsible for business development, including delivering business sales targets. 

This is an opportunity for someone who is willing to work independently with minimal supervision and with a vision to grow to a higher position within the organization. 

There is a need to build strong client relationships in this line of work.

Key Responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing the business development and marketing strategies
  • Creating and maintaining critical data on customer profiles, target markets and allocating appropriate resources accordingly.
  • Maintain existing business relationships through continuous client follow up
  • Providing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on sales and marketing performance against budgets, competition and market conditions
  • Design and coordinate an integrated marketing strategy to sustain the company brand.
  • Identify business opportunities within the East African market and develop plans for translating these opportunities into business results
  • Meet performance standards
  • To be involved in any new sales pitches and proposals
  • Any other role as maybe assigned
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • A Bachelors degree or Diploma in Marketing or Arts.
  • Being a member of any professional bodies such Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) or Chartered Institutes of Marketers (CIM) or any other recognized body will be an advantage.
  • Must be above 30 years of age.
  • Minimum 2-3 years relevant experience in marketing and/or business development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work against a sales plan and meet sales targets.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to deal effectively at all levels
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Have well-developed interpersonal skills and amiable client approach.
  • Ability to learn quickly and develop products, as well as being persistent
  • Creative, with the ability to think ‘outside the box’.
  • Must be enthusiastic and results orientated with high energy and drive.
  • An outgoing, confident individual with initiative.
How to apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents for what we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated CV, and your current salary and benefits package to before close of business 31st July 2012.
Candidates currently working within the industry will be given preference. 

A competitive, incentive based package will be offered.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. 

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