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New Business Development Associate

Benefits:Medical Aid, Pension Fund
Location:Cape Town, Parktown
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior/Mid
Reference:#NBD - O
Company:LayerCake Recruitment

Job description

About this Job

Global a mobile surveying platform working primarily in the developing world, is looking for a Business Development Associate to join our Johannesburg team to support our Business Development Team. The ideal candidate will be part of a team building and expanding the client base for commercial client portfolios. The candidate must have the ability to juggle and execute on a diverse set of responsibilities within an exciting, fast-growing, technology company.  

We have excellent relationships with many great national brands is well entrenched with our core customers as the research resource of choice for brands. There are more than 1000 brands who would benefit from insights – who we have not yet spoken to! The opportunity is to use the prospect lists, events make contact with the decision maker at these companies, set up a meeting and sell them on core research services and subscription products

  • Develop and cultivate relationships with a wide variety of partners by establishing and maintaining contact, coordinating meetings, and following-up on action items
  • Identify, client segments in the field of research and identify and propose relevant solutions
  • Assist the Biz Dev team strategically develop and implement commercial sector growth and expansion into new Southern African markets.
  • Prepare budgets and proposals for commercial clients
  • Manage and grow existing client relationships
  • Assist in achieving country targets


Company Description

Specialist in marketing research.


  • Requirements
    • Smart and passionate with the desire to work in a research start-up environment
    • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to follow through and execute on tasks in a pro-active, timely manner
    • Must be independent and self-starter, but able to take direction
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must have an interest in emerging research technologies
    • Must be able to work towards achieving regional targets
    • Driven and deadline orientated
    • Experience with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel required
    • A Bachelor’s degree in business market research, and/or other related fields
    • 2 years’ experience in research account management or business development
    • Target driven

    • A Bachelor’s degree in business market research, and/or other related fields
    • 2 years’ experience in research or business development
    • Familiarity in and with developing countries, particularly Africa, Asia, and/or the Middle East preferred, and required to collaborate and work with people of different nationalities and competency levels. Willingness to travel
    • Flexibility with regards to job responsibilities and willingness to take on special projects

Posted on 15 Apr 10:04

Alison Eastwood

(021) 674 5320
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