Aquada Development Corporation is a food processing company. Over the years, we have been committed to innovating new technologies and products that improve the quality of life while improving the built environment in which we operate. Our specializations range from food manufacturing, materials processing to process engineering. To achieve our technical goals, the Corporation hires the best available talent to conceive and implement its ideas, while we create a dynamic and rewarding work environment to nurture and sustain this creative spirit. Our company buys agricultural produce from vendors and aggregators.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Business Development Executive
Locations: Umuahia, Abia State Employment Type: Full-Time in Abia State
We are looking to hire a Business Development Executive to support our expanding operations. We are specifically seeking a motivated sales executive to support our outreach and customer engagement efforts across our verticals.
This successful candidate will lead and grow a team that enables the expanded offering of our products and services to customers nationwide.
This candidates will be expected to interact with current and prospective customers online, as well as in person as needed.
Digital marketing will be an important component of this position. As such, candidates will be expected to have - or be interested in developing - digital marketing skills.
This candidate will be the Principal Assistant to the CEO for Business Development. This role will be a part of the organizational leadership and will support the management team by initiating and responding to digital prospects, phone calls, written inquiries, emails and other communication from our customers and associates, as well as leading a team that provides such support.
The candidate will be based in our head office in Umuahia, Abia State.
Successful candidates will be expected to have prior experience working as a sales executive, business manager, business development officer, telemarketing manager, enterprise development specialist, or similar client-facing position.
Prior experience as an entrepreneur (whether successful or not) will be considered a distinct advantage.
A background in accounting, finance, banking or similar commerce-oriented careers will be deemed advantageous.
Given the nature of Aquada's core business, training in the physical sciences, engineering sciences, natural & agricultural sciences, or operational sciences, will be a desirable base skill in this position.
Job Requirements The ideal candidate will have most, if not all of the following:
Bachelor's Degree with at least 10 years of work experience.
Outstanding team building and human capital management skills.
Strong numerical and analytical skills.
Comfort interacting with diverse customers and associates.
Polished telephone manners with excellent and convivial communication skills across a diverse set of individuals and clients.
Superior organizational skills to handle multiple tasks and overlapping responsibilities.
Exceptional writing skills so as to support documentation tasks associated with this position.
Demonstrated intellectual curiosity around people and consumer behavior.
Excellent observational skills.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a geographically disperse (virtual) team of colleagues.
Prior (or current) experience in a market-facing role would be advantageous.
Prior experience working in a formal corporate environment would be considered advantageous.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter that outlines their specific experience and how it relates to this position to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
Candidates should also clearly indicate their date of availability and a specific statement on their ability to relocate if offered a position.
Applications submitted without a Cover Letter will be deemed non - responsive.
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Aquada Development Corporation operates a number of food processing facilities that produce wholesome, healthy food products from crops grown by cooperating farmers. We also operate a number of renewable and bio-based energy processes utilizing agricultural waste streams. For more information, visit: http://www.aquada.com