Merit Telecoms is an independent and recognized leader in providing wireless voice and data turnkey services to the telecommunications industry.

Merit Telecoms is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Executive

Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage accounts and meet or exceed targets relating to revenue growth, activities, profit margin, mix of products and services sales, customer retention and customer acquisition.
  • Adhere to all quality standards and processes, for the acquisition of customers, opportunities and submission of tender and contract documents.
  • Provide regular feedback to senior management about marketplace and competitor activity
  • Develop effective working relationships with customers through regular meetings and identify and obtain further sales and business development opportunities
  • Generate new business and raise awareness of other company products.
  • Identify requirements for new products & services to anticipate and potentially lead the market.
  • Apply Company wide project management standards in preparing bids and contracts, responding to customer needs and managing the sales process from opportunity identification to customer sign off.
  • Guide, train and motivate sales and marketing team to meet or exceed the sales performance targets.
  • Travel to customer sites and tradeshows to promote company’s products and services.
  • Attend client conferences and meetings in order to network with new and existing contacts.
  • Establish strong customer relationship by providing accurate and timely information to customers regarding inquiries such as products, pricing, quotes and issues/concerns.
  • Conduct market competitive analysis to develop roadmap and sales strategy to secure new business.
  • Develop advertising and promotional programs, telemarketing plans and tradeshows to support Sales strategy.
  • Undertake regular project reviews with all involved in these processes to ensure transfer of knowledge
  • Work with management to develop and implement business development strategy.
  • Work with the team to achieve short and long term revenue and profit growth.
  • Update and maintain customer information database on regular basis.
  • Participate in meetings to report business prospect and status updates to management and clients.
  • Write bids, proposals, brochures and various other business informational letters.

Education and Qualification

  • Degree level in Business Administration, Marketing or any related courses.
  • Certification in CIMN is an added advantage.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 4years in marketing and sales development

Skills:

  • To be an effective business development executive, an individual must be:
  • Socially adept
  • Good with numbers
  • The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
  • Skill in prioritizing and triaging obligations
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organization.
  • Able to provide quality leadership to a large team of sales people
  • Strong communication and IT fluency
  • Creative talents and the ability to solve tough problems
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Perform top level administrative duties in support of the CEO- including making travel arrangements, scheduling a high volume of meetings and appointment as well as managing an ever-changing business/personal Outlook calendar, and managing complex schedules.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate on-site and off-site executive meetings and functions, such as Monthly, Quarterly and Bi-annual Senior Executive meetings.
  • Screen multiple requests for meetings with the CEO and utilize sound judgments in managing priorities of requests based on importance and urgency.
  • With an understanding of business protocols associated with CEO’s clients and business associates, effectively interact with senior management on behalf of the CEO
  • Draft the CEO’s correspondence based on a general outline of points, and prepare PowerPoint and other presentations as needed.
  • Organize and manage documents using various software programs.
  • Screen all phone calls to the CEO’s office and exercise sound judgment in determining whether to contact the caller to the CEO, take a message, or refer the matter to another company contact.

Specific Job Roles

  • To institute and manage corporate communicate strategy
  • To build a unique culture in line with MERIT vision
  • To continually improve MERIT branding/imaging
  • Public and media relations
  • Stakeholder/ management relations
  • Special events management (team building/Staff parties etc)
  • Participation in Local, National & International conference
  • Website development and update
  • Fund raising/charitable activities
  • Publications and promotional materials MERIT and its products
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Support to other departments in their promotional efforts
  • To maintain liaison with external media houses

Skills:

  • Ability to work in a fast and dynamic environment
  • A good thinker
  • A very fast learner
  • Creative and innovative skills
  • Possess good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills

Computer Skills:

  • Desktop publishing application
  • MS Office Suite (MS word, excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in any social science or any related course.
  • 2-3 years’ experience.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a copy of their CV to hr@merittel.com

Application Deadline  10th February, 2016.




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