o Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships.
o Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs.
o Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs.
o Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
o Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels.
o Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.
o Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators.
Management and Research
o Submit weekly progress reports and ensure data is accurate.
o Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other sales management system.
o Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met by the team.
o Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets.
o Work with marketing staff to ensure that prerequisites (like prequalification or getting on a vendor list) are fulfilled within a timely manner.
o Ensure all team members represent the company in the best light.
o Present business development training and mentoring to business developers and other internal staff.
o Research and develop a thorough understanding of the company’s people and capabilities.
o Understand the company’s goal and purpose so that will continual to enhance the company’s performance.
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