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  • Posted: Feb 23, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Centum is East Africa's leading investment company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. We are an investment channel providing investors with access to a portfolio of inaccessible, quality, diversified investments. Our Key objective is to consistently generate market beating returns by building extraordinary enterpr...
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    Business Development Manager- IT Solutions

    Reporting to the General Manager, the candidate should have a compelling sales personality, and a hunger to chase and close new business from cold calls and inbound warm leads. He/she should also possess prior experience IT products sales cycles and should have existing networks within the IT decision makers within East Africa. He/she should also have prior experience with creating marketing campaigns and strategies, as well as online marketing and social media strategy


    • Brand and Marketing Management
      • Working with the technical team to launch new products.
      • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
      • Developing and managing advertising campaigns.
      • Organizing company conferences, trade shows, and major events.
      • Building brand awareness and positioning.
      • Evaluating and maintaining a marketing strategy.
      • Directing, planning and coordinating marketing efforts.
      • Communicating the marketing plan.
      • Developing each marketing campaign from start to finish.
      • Evaluating competitors.
      • Handling social media, public relation efforts, and content marketing
    • Sales management
      • Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.
      • Responsible for sales and Lead Generation.
      • Researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities.
      • Account Management Increasing the value of current customers while attracting new ones.
      • Developing goals and driving strategy for the business development department.
      • Finding and developing new markets and improving sales.
      • Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events.
      • Developing quotes, tenders and proposals for clients.
      • In-charge of business growth and ensuring sales targets set within the strategy are met.
      • Training team and helping team members develop their sales skills.

    Job  Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, IT or related field.
    • 5 year Experience in sales, marketing or related field in a major IT integrator ( or Related).
    • Have an understanding in developing budgets, including expenditures, research and development appropriations, return-on-investment and profit-loss projections
    • Strong communication skills and IT fluency.
    • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty.
    • Proficient in presentation and proposal preparation skills.
    • Experience with creating a marketing campaign, marketing strategy, and marketing plan.
    • Experience with online marketing, including social media, and content marketing.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Centum on to apply
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