Business Development Intern


Roles and Responsibilities

Research & Business Planning

• Research and prospect for potential new local and international clients and turn this into increased business.

• Cold call as appropriate to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.

• Engage potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your people network.

• Develop proposals that speaks to the partners’ clients’ needs, concerns, and objectives.

• Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.

• Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.

• Develop company’s CRM and ensure data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM

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• Promote the company’s products/services.

• Building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and clients.

• Develop pitchbooks, promotional videos/material and other marketing literature.

• Engage ministries, departments, agencies and various private sector players to drive the visibility and endorsement of Tongston’s products and services.

• Handle memberships for Tongston Group to various relevant associations, groups and organizations.

• Conduct business, market research and user surveys.

Documentation

• Keep records of sales, revenue, invoices.

• Regular report writing.

• Handling customer queries, documentation and management of stakeholder database.

• Contract Administration.

Marketing & Communications

• Drive Tongston’s competitive positioning through public relations and marketing strategies

• Overseeing the development of marketing literature.

• Creating scripts for marketing and promotional videos and materials.

• Managing Tongston’s website, social media platform and blog.

• Interacting with customers, partners, stakeholders and dealing with inquiries.

• Sourcing and engaging key stakeholders (such as social media influencers).

Skills and Qualification
• Goal-oriented, organized team player
• Encouraging to team and staff; able to mentor and lead
• Eager to expand the company with new sales, clients, and territories
• Able to analyze data and sales statistics and translate results into better solutions
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively

• Self-motivated and self-directed
• Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets
• Experienced at preparing and presenting quarterly goals and forecasts for future projects
• Comfortable in both a leadership and team-player role
• Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
• Bachelor’s degree in business, administration, or related field
• 1-2 years of previous experience in sales, management, customer service, finance, administration, or related field, whether voluntary, part time, adhoc or full time
• Demonstrated and proven sales results
• Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
• Fluent communication in person, on the phone, and in email
• Abide by all non-compete/solicit agreements

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