Business Development Specialist

Whizz HR

On a look of a Business Development Specialist to work with a leading Marketing agency at Dubai

We’re looking for a candidate with a strong Sales & Marketing background, and someone who’s a self-starter with a creative bent. Experience in the fields of Technology B2B exhibitions space & sponsorship sales will be a plus.


· Take the lead for revenue generation

· Achieve set targets in the exhibition sales plan

· Identify key players and forge relationships across the industry

· Develop in-depth knowledge of the industry in order to drive the direction of the exhibition and

· Ensure that no opportunity goes untapped or proactively pursued

· Develop an annual sales strategy, taking into account market trends and the business environment and review this regularly

· Undertake relevant sales and marketing activities in order to achieve sales targets

· Generate revenue through space and sponsorship sales

· Research and guide the organization on client relationships and changing trends in the industry

· Identify opportunities and generate new business from a variety of large multi-nationals, MSMEs and startups to ensure a diverse mix of exhibitors at the expos

· Develop a robust CRM process to ensure that key client relationships are developed on an on-going consistent basis, and that this information is recorded and reported regularly

· Follow up on any leads and general enquiries, dealing with them in a timely and efficient manner

· Proactively call potential customers and conduct regular, structured follow-ups

· Attend exhibitions, meetings and other events nationally and internationally, as required

Technical Skills & Qualifications:

● B.A./B.Sc., or equivalent working experience

● 4+ years of experience

● Strong Business Development & Networking skills

● Lead Generation & Strong follow up

● Experience in the infrastructure & smart cities sectors will be preferred.

● Market Research

● Basic Knowledge of the latest digital marketing trends

preferably females

Soft Skills:

● Agile & Adaptable individual

● Good time-management skills

● Great interpersonal and communication skills

● Team player

● Ability to work autonomously, employ initiative to find solutions, prioritise, exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality

● Excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail

● Strong written and verbal skills

● Strong interpersonal, communication skills

● Ability to work well under pressure

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