HReade Limited is a human resource consulting company that began operations in 2008. Our solutions include recruitment, outsourcing, learning and development, HR strategy and organizational design.

Job Position: Business Development Manager

Job Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Job Description

  • Identifies and develops new business opportunities for the company in the library and gallery sectors. Build strategic partnerships to expand the company’s presence. Utilizes market insights to position as a leading provider. Focuses on innovation and growth for long-term success. Develops and implements comprehensive business plans to achieve revenue and growth targets.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conducts thorough market research to identify trends, opportunities, and potential clients in the library and gallery sectors (both online and the physical space).
  2. Analyses competitor activities and market dynamics to develop effective business strategies inclusive of an online marketing strategy.
  3. Develops and implements comprehensive business plans to achieve revenue and growth targets.
  4. Collaborates with cross-functional teams to align business development strategies with overall company goals.
  5. Builds and maintains strong relationships with key clients, libraries, galleries, cultural and legal institutions.
  6. Works closely with clients to understand their needs and provide tailored solutions that align with the company’s services.
  7. Identifies and pursues strategic partnerships with libraries, galleries, and related organizations to enhance the company’s service offerings.
  8. Negotiates and finalizes partnership agreements to maximize mutual benefits.
  9. Leads the sales process, from prospecting to closing deals, to meet or exceed sales targets.
  10. Develops and delivers persuasive presentations to potential clients showcasing the value of the company’s library and gallery services.
  11. Works closely with the finance team to develop and manage budgets related to business development activities.
  12. Monitors expenses and ensures cost-effective strategies are implemented.
  13. Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the board.

Work Experience:

  • 5 – 7 years of experience in business development, preferably in library, gallery, cultural, or legal services with a proven track record of success.
  • Ability to write code or short automation scripts for spreadsheet reports would be an added advantage.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Library Science, or a related field from a reputable university.
  2. Master of Business Administration is an added advantage.

Technical Requirements:

  1. Strong understanding of library and gallery operations, trends, and challenges.
  2. Proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office 365 and Cloud applications and CSM software such as WordPress, Wix, Drupal, Joomla.
  3. Good understanding of cloud storage and file sync tools such as Google Drive Sync, Microsoft One Drive, or SharePoint Online.

Application Deadline
15 March, 2024

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruits@hreade.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.