Business Development Executive

Jacaranda Hub

The business development executive will contribute to the strategic development of the hub; including identification of new specialized opportunities for growth and income, new business pipeline development, implementation of partnerships and subsequent client/partner interface.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and executing the marketing and social media strategy – from driving awareness to acquiring qualified leads and closing deals.
  • Ensuring that the hub generates income from current and future projects.
  • Contributing to the annual Business Development Plan; this may include preparing the annual Work Plan and defining and monitoring annual targets and objectives.
  • Developing and implementing strategies for securing new products, technology services and distribution channels.
  • Determine new opportunities by analyzing member/community needs, forecasting long and short-range market potential within the region.
  • Developing the hub’s involvement with existing partners in order to retain them.
  • Further, developing multi-tier relationships to grow business with existing partners.
  • Developing and delivering the business plan through carrying out research, formulating market analysis and delivering accurate business reports.
  • Pro-actively hunting for target organizations and establishing communications with those businesses that can benefit from the hub’s programs and services.
  • Building brand awareness by acting as an ambassador for the company brand and by developing and managing marketing tools.
  • Adopting a hands-on approach in the developing, monitoring the implementation and execution of marketing strategies.
  • Coordinating and supporting the social media team.


  • Degree in marketing, business administration, or similar.

Specialised Knowledge and Experience

  • Sales and Marketing experience.
  • Experience working in a social enterprise / NGO.
  • Ability to enhance revenue by identifying pain points and suggesting suitable products or services.
  • Great networking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Resourceful, with outstanding research skills.

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