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  • Posted: Sep 28, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 26, 2021
  • Owens and Xley Consults is a Lagos based company that offers business advisory and consulting services to help Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Our Mission is to provide quality insights, tools and resources needed to build a sustainable business.
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    Business Development Officer

    Job Description

    • The Business Development Officer would be responsible for analysing our customer base and current sales strategies and identifying opportunities to increase efficiency and profitability.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • Create and maintain a proactive relationship with customers
    • Work proactively to determine and propose marketing trends
    • Monitor each brand closely to ensure sales
    • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
    • Proactively come up with a marketing plan
    • Drive brand understanding and support throughout the organization
    • Maintain identity consistency
    • Prepare reports and month-end overviews of current activities, and monthly revenue forecasts, plus plans for future business development
    • Keep brand relevant through different measures
    • Identify and analyse industry and market trends
    • Perform market research to identify new opportunities and engage with the Business Director to establish strategies for pursuing those new opportunities.
    • Organize themed arrangement of stores
    • Create and manage sponsored ads
    • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
    • Create newsletters and come up with E-retail marketing ideas.


    • Participate at team meetings and weekly briefing sessions
    • Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to adapt to the needs of the business
    • Show consideration for team members and provide support when required
    • Seek assistance/ support from team members when required

    Personal Development:

    • Use initiative to actively seek out new opportunities and skills
    • Develop in-depth knowledge about business development practices, marketing activities, prospective clients and industry trends.
    • Participate in training opportunities and contributing positively to these sessions
    • Demonstrate pride and take ownership of your role
    • Adhere to company dress code guidelines
    • Read and adhere to all company policies and procedures

    Qualifications / Experience

    • HND / B.Sc in any related discipline.
    • Minimum of 1+ years’ work experience in a Marketing role.


    • High level of professionalism
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and flexibly
    • Have the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Have networking and analytical skills
    • Excellent IT skills
    • Highly organized and detailed
    • Be creative and contribute new and innovative ideas.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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