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Business Development Manager

companySAF/Starlite Group
locationSouth Africa
PublishedPublished: Published 3 weeks ago
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VACANCY: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

REPORTING TO: COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

STARLITE AVIATION OPERATIONS (PTY) LTD

LOCATION: DURBAN

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Starlite Aviation Operations (Pty) Ltd has a requirement for an energetic Business Development Manager to help drive our sales and grow the business. You will attract new clients and build solid relationships while maintaining existing relationships. Other duties include market research, developing business strategies sand pitches, managing a variety of projects, and identifying new business opportunities.

The successful applicant will be creative, resourceful, organised and motivated to improve our marketing strategy, enhance the company's reputation and offer innovative outlook on how to target marketing for the Group.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct market research and identify potential clients and new markets for opportunities.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with new clients, while maintaining existing client relationships.
  • Collating and maintaining client information in the CRM database.
  • Working closely with staff across departments to implement growth strategies.
  • Develop and implement sales strategies, client service and retention plans, and analysing sales data to inform or update marketing strategies.
  • Assist with drafting business plans, sales pitches, presentations, reference material and other documents as required.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Identify new business opportunities and partners.

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage effectively with various levels of management, staff and clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (French advantageous)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and relevant software.
  • Strong organisation and project management skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

The following is essential for this position:

  • Bachelors degree in business management, marketing or related field or ability to show a good understanding of marketing linked to business operations.
  • 5 - 7 years relevant work experience in sales, marketing, business development or similar field preferred. (Aviation industry experience advantageous.)
  • Domestic and International Travel.

The above position will be filled in accordance with the Recruitment and Selection Policy to achieve the Groups Objectives and Goals.

We appreciate your interest in Starlite Aviation Group. Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Applicants must submit their CV by Tuesday, 30th April 2024.

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