Business Development Executive at SIMS Nigeria Limited

Sims Nigeria Limited – Our Sister Company, Vexceed Technologies Limited is a digital technology service provider of digital marketing, Internet services, email & web portals, social network, Instant messaging, online games & entertainment, content, search, e-commerce, fin-tech, on-demand services, and mobile apps.

We are currently recruiting for the role of:

Job Title: Business Development Executive

Location: Lagos

Detailed Description

  • The business development executive will focus on customer acquisition, lead generation, and prospect management, as this role will garner and meet with potential clients.
  • The business development executive will be responsible to research client business referrals, network, 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifying, qualifying, and securing business opportunities; coordinating business generation activities; developing customized targeted sales strategies.
  • Building business relationships with current and potential clients.
  • Understanding client needs and offering solutions and support; answering potential client questions and follow-up call questions; responding to client requests for proposals (RFPs).
  • Collaborating with sales and leadership to secure, retain, and grow accounts.
  • Creating informative presentations; presenting and delivering information to potential clients at client meetings, industry exhibits, trade shows, and conferences.
  • Creating and maintaining a list/database of prospect clients; maintaining a database (Salesforce, CRM, Excel, etc.) of prospective client information.
  • Cold calling; making multiple outbound calls to potential clients; closing sales and working with the client through the closing process
  • Meeting all quotas for cold, active, inactive calls, appointments, and interviews; meeting or exceeding annual sales goals.
  • Maintaining a pipeline of all sales administration using CRM software.
  • Collaborating with management on sales goals, planning, and forecasting; maintaining short and long-term business development plans.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 3-5+ years leading new business teams in the technology, website/web apps and digital marketing space.
  • Strong success in generating leads using direct sales methods.
  • Experience with lead generation and prospect management.
  • Experience selling complex solutions to enterprise customers.
  • Extensive experience leading successful RFP responses and other industry new business processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to call, connect, and interact with potential customers including business acumen and knowledge of general business structures in a variety of industries.
  • Familiarity with functionality and best practices in web development, Software as a Service, Content Management Systems, ecommerce platforms, ERP systems and digital marketing.
  • Persuasive and goal-oriented. Possesses an energetic, outgoing, and friendly demeanor.
  • Able to professionally and confidently communicate with C-Level Executives.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and completion of NYSC service.
  • Four years of cold calling experience; previous experience in an outbound call center, inside sales experience, or related sales experience; knowledge of sales process from initiation to close.
  • Excellent analytical and time-management skills.
  • Demonstrated and proven sales results.
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team.
  • Experience and comfort with working against quarterly and yearly targets.

Nice to Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Sales & Marketing, Business Management, Technology
  • Management & Sales or Related fields.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • and CRM/Salesforce experience preferred.

Application Closing Date
30th December, 2019.

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