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Business Development Executive - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #10662
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type Transport / Shipping / Logistics
Job Role Business Development Executive
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality S.A Citizen or Work Permit Required
Degree relevant qualification

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is looking for an experienced, driven and qualified New Business Development Executive to join their team.
A business development executive is a senior manager who will be tasked with the job of helping the business grow, they are high-level sales professionals.


Researching organisations 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
Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events

For actual selling, other typical duties include:
Preparing PowerPoint presentations and sales displays
Contacting clients to inform them about new developments in the company’s products
Developing quotes and proposals
Negotiating and renegotiating by phone, email, and in person
Developing sales goals for the team and ensuring they are met
Training personnel and helping team members develop their skills

Key Skills
Key Skills:
Strong communication and IT fluency
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 triangulating obligations
Attention to detail
Excellent time management and organisation

  • Job Role: Business Development Executive
  • Industry: Sales / Marketing / PR / Advertising
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Matric Certificate
5 Years Sales Experience OR
At least 3 years Sales in a Managerial Position OR
3 Years Experience in New Business Development

Additional Requirements

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