Business Development Officer

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Job Description

Department: Brand and Communications
Reports To: Managing Director


  • The Business Development Officer will focus on customer acquisition, lead generation, and prospect management in Ranaj, as this role will meet with potential clients.
  • The Business Development Officer will research and manage client business referrals, network, physical and web leads; provide prospective customers/clients with all services offered and additional presentations as needed; and work with clients to create solutions for their needs and consult throughout the sales process. Must be energetic, well-spoken, and eager to close sales and increase revenue.

Principal Responsibilities
Operational and technical responsibilities:

  • Maintaining fruitful relationships with existing customers
  • When it comes to generating leads, day-to-day duties typically include: Researching organizations and individuals online (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets
  • Researching the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions about purchasing
  • Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives
  • Prepare weekly inputs into sales opportunities for review in a team revenue huddle
  • Committed to grow in industry expertise
  • Identification and solicitation of prospective clients within the multifamily, mixed-use real estate industry and other verticals as assigned, via networking, research, phone calls, email communication, etc.
  • Maintain a sales pipeline for prospective client opportunities and update records in Sales force for proper tracking and reporting
  • Maintain proposal template reflective of current rates and services for use by other sales team members
  • Subscribe to key industry publications and media alerts to identify new business opportunities
  • Attend business conferences with the intent of networking to build opportunities as assigned and willingness to travel as needed.
  • Gain full understanding of Ranaj to determine the correct strategies and tactics to pitch to a prospective client

Leadership accountabilities:

  • Demonstrates initiative and role model behavior. Is proactive and works toward supporting an achievement oriented culture and performance excellence
  • Displays appropriate behavior and contributes to creating a positive team spirit
  • Remains alert to emerging issues and global trends that might benefit t or otherwise impact individual and team’s work;
  •  Creates regular opportunities for peers, colleagues, partners and stakeholders.


    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience


    Desired Course
    Business Studies
    Desired Skills
    digital marketing /business development /sales and marketing skills /communications skills
    Other Requirements

    Education, Technical Skills, Competences and Working Relationship
    Education and Experience:

    • B.Sc/BA in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field
    • Minimum of 3 years proven track record in business sales or related market
    • Online Marketing skills

    Technical Skills:

    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word. Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Superior presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Technical skills required to understand and propose products or solutions by focusing on client requirements
    • Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to staff members and customers, in a clear and concise manner
    • Reasonable knowledge and experience in Agricultural Industry
    • Strategic Thinking, problem solving/analysis, customer/client Focus.
    • Time Management, ability to build rapport and negotiation skills
    • In-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events


    • Client orientation
    • Persuasion and influencing
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Knowledge sharing and learning
    • Leading and supervising
    • Generating leads

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    About Ranaj Frozen Foods
    We are a frozen food company that has been in business for 21 years. We deal in supply products in large quality....
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    Job Summary
    May 30, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Minimum of 3years
    Salary Range
    N720,000.00 - N1,450,000.00K
    August 5, 2019
    Sales / Business Development
    Agriculture/ Agro Allied
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