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Are you a strategic leader who can deliver innovative solutions?
Do you have experience or an interest in new business development?
Are you an experienced Marketeer seeking to join a dynamic retail organization?
If yes, then come build your career with Unicomer Group!
We are a dynamic and fast-paced retail organization spanning 24 countries, with over 1,000 stores and 16, 000 talented and engaged retail professionals across Latin America, the Caribbean and USA. Unicomer Group is the owner of established brands within the Caribbean, including, Courts, Optical, Ready Finance, Radio Shack and Lucky Dollar.
We are recruiting a professional with experience in marketing and new business development to identify novel revenue and product opportunities, develop and define customer relationships and increase our client portfolio as a New Business Development Manager. Supporting the OECS Commercial Director, the successful candidate will work to strengthen our market position by locating, developing, defining, and closing business relationships in all consumer regional markets.
You will have the following key accountabilities:
Discover and explore business opportunities
Identify trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements
Screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, and financials
Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
Locate or propose potential business deals by contacting potential partners
Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
Develop and manage marketing business performance plan
Develop annual new business plan for input into the annual marketing plan
Establish sufficient prospective opportunities to meet strategic business plans
Develop negotiating strategies and position by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations
Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; and integrating contract requirements with business operations
Deliver on new business projects and executes them on time and on budget
Manage the life-cycle and growth of new business projects once implemented
Work with brand managers to develop product plans to transition new business opportunities into the business portfolios
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Management/Administration, Sales and/or related discipline
Three (3) to five (5) years managerial experience in a Marketing Department for a medium to large organization, with two (2) years’ experience in event planning and corporate communications
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent strategic and creative skills with emphasis on business and brand focus thinking skills
Ability to handle multiple assignments and adapt to changing priorities
Strong budget management and leadership skills
Excellent interpersonal, communication and decision-making skills
Good project management skills
Strong analytical ability capabilities with emphasis on reading and interpreting data
Good understanding of consumer needs and behaviour
Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Results driven – persistent and committed
WHY JOIN UNICOMER?
You will be a key contributor with the largest retailer in the OECS and you will work with a team of great people who use their talents every day to bring value home to our thousands of customers.
We are Caribbean at heart, value diversity as well as the immense passion and flavour our people bring to the workplace. We are therefore keen on building and preserving our community and culture.
We also offer a highly competitive total rewards package and provide excellent growth opportunities cross functionally.
ROLE LOCATION: OECS Territory – St. Lucia
RELOCATION: Must be willing to relocate, holder of CARICOM Skills Certificate an asset.
Please join us! Send your completed Application and CV to email@example.com.
The deadline for receiving applications is Friday 12th August, 2022.