Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Business Development Manager Job in Kenya

Our client, a Hotel and Resort within Nairobi, is looking for a Business Development Manager.

Reporting to the MD, the Business Development Manager, will be responsible for the Sales and Marketing function.

He/she must have good knowledge of Branding, PR and Communication.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Enhance organizational effectiveness through setting up appropriate sales and marketing strategies.
  • Increase revenue base for the hotel and sustain growth and number of clients/potential clients
  • Manage all communications of the Firm to the public with the aim of building and maintaining the Firm’s reputation
  • Networking with both individual clients and corporate clients.
  • Developing the hotels’ overall marketing plan
  • Developing the Marketing budget and ensuring that the marketing spend is well within the budget
  • Ensuring that the organization is well positioned within the market through robust brand strategies.
  • Product development - designing and coming up with new products
  • Advertising and promotion of products and service offerings
  • Keeping abreast of the offerings in the market through Market intelligence
  • Carry out internal research to establish how to improve on client service delivery to ensure client retention
  • Carry out feasibility studies
  • Build and manage relationships with the public including clients, media, partners, interested parties and professional bodies among others.
  • Monitor and evaluate sales performance for the hotel
Required skills and qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a marketing/Business Development role
  • Exceptional knowledge of marketing, sales, PR and Branding
  • Strong project management, problem-solving, & analytical skills
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and work with senior level executives
  • Exception written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid business acumen, management, and marketing communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
If you meet the above qualifications please send your CV and Application letter indicating your current and expected salary to:

The Recruitment Team
Fanisi HR Solutions

Closing date: 29th February, 2012.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted



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