New Business Developer – JHB CBD


A multi-purpose copyright organisation has an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join their offices based in Johannesburg CBD. The core purpose of this role being the management of our client’s business development operations, including but not limited to, developing new products and markets. The ideal candidate must be a dynamic, energetic and ideas-oriented person who has Matric and has completed a degree, preferably in business administration or marketing with a minimum of 5 years working experience of which at least 2 years would have been in a relevant management position.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum requirements:
• Computer literacy and knowledge of e-commerce is essential, especially on a strategic and conceptual level
• Proven track record in researching, planning and developing new business opportunities
• Must be able to manage a team and have strong leadership abilities
• Must have a valid driver’s licence, own transport and be prepared to travel
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
• Ability to build relationships with & manage external service providers
• Ability to plan and work within a given budget
• Sound knowledge of the publishing industry, particularly online publishing, is a strong recommendation, as will be working knowledge of copyright
Core Competencies:
• Management skills
• Administrative skills
• Attention to detail
• Interpersonal skills
• Customer service orientation
• Persuasive ability
• Change readiness
• Financial acumen

Role Description

Key Performance areas:
• Identifying and pursuing suitable new business opportunities, including, but not limited to online business opportunities
• Establish excellent long-term relationships with potential customers / partners
• Maximise existing markets and systematically turn opportunities into profitable DALRO business
• Implementation & management of a formal sales and marketing plan
• Ownership of regular market intelligence reports to the MD on opportunities, trends, major initiatives and other items as required.

City: Johannesburg

Salary: Up to R40k per month CTC - negotiable

Duration: Permanent