Administrative / Business Development Executive at Michael Stevens Consulting

Michael Stevens Consulting is an international Human Resource Development & Management Consulting practice firm, with offices in Lagos, Port-Harcourt and Calabar, as well as in Accra, Ghana.

Administrative / Business Development Executive

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • This position is stimulating, challenging, and offers potential for growth.
  • The Administrative / Business Development Executive’s main goal is to identify opportunities for school growth and create marketing strategies for a newly established innovative nursery and primary school.
  • Candidates should be self-motivated, require little supervision, and be able to hold themselves accountable.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a progressive and profitable school enrollment portfolio and provide a high level of customer service by actively undertaking business development activities.
  • Obtain relevant information from prospective customers during inquiries.
  • Devote time and energy to cultivate and maintain good relationships with parents, guardians, associations, influencers, and others to promote the Schools programs and services.
  • Rely heavily on own personal networks and referral sources for leads.
  • Keep abreast of local business opportunities and industry trends by maintaining a profile in the business community through participation in educational events, local community groups, etc.
  • Develop and implement referrals for other school services and products. Achieve enrollment targets as set by management annually.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Economics, Business Management or Administration, Finance, Accounting, Marketing or any related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant post-NYSC experience working in a school or any related business development role. Attributes, Skills and Competencies:
  • A confident individual with strong and good communication (both oral and written) skills. Ability to relate with a wide variety of people (internal and external stakeholders).
  • Highly motivated self-starter capable of initiating and cultivating new customer relationships.
  • Ability to establish and promote School products and services to the community with an emphasis on gaining new intakes.
  • Ability to cross-sell needed schools products and services to further expand customer relations.
  • Proven administrative and organisational skills, including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office tools like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to learn new programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application experience of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) strategies and implementation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and usage of social media platforms as well as content management systems (CMS).
  • Have a flexible approach to work and the duties to be carried out.
  • Excellent business awareness and commercial acumen. Strong analytical and project management skills.

Method of Application

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

Closing date: May 23, 2022

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