Job Vacancy For Business Development Manager



Palms Innovation Training Centre & Hub (PITCH) is an Independent Investment & Mentee Unit of African Aurora Business Network(AABN) and situated in the Western Region, Takoradi. PITCH is a social enterprise organization that provides mentoring, coaching, training and business advisory services for young business startups, SME’s, young people and university graduates.

As a Strategic Investment Unit of AABN, the Business Development Manager for PITCH will work under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer. He/She will be responsible for improving and growing PITCH, by fostering and developing relationships with Clients, Stakeholders and Partners. The Business Development Manager will work to create profitability through careful strategic planning and positioning in the appropriate markets to enhance the operations of PITCH.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

New Business/Product Development

• Identify partnership opportunities and develop sponsorship proposals to secure funding for interventions of PITCH
• Identify new business opportunities including new markets, clients, trends, products and services.
• Develop innovative virtual business advisory services for PITCH

Project Management

• Strategic management, work planning and supervision of PITCH interventions
• Represent PITCH at conferences, training and capacity building activities
• Ensure PITCH compliance with all financial management, statutory and regulatory requirements
• Manage stakeholder engagements for AABN and PITCH
• Coordinate mentoring programs for business start-ups

Branding, Marketing and Events Management

• Develop and implement a marketing plan to promote services of PITCH
• Develop and implement a social media strategy to actively promote PICTCH
• Represent PITCH at all media engagements

Client Relationship Management

• Manage client contracts or agreements
• Be responsive to the needs of clients
• Manage relationship between AABN and PITCH

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

• Monitor and track execution of the Business of Plan of PITCH
• Facilitate quarterly knowledge sharing with stakeholders
• Draft and share quarterly progress reports to the Board of PITCH and AABN
• Continuously evaluate performance and service delivery of PITCH and share insights for course corrective actions

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of first degree in the social sciences
• 5 years’ experience in a similar role
• A resident of Sekondi Takoradi is preferred

Salary: GHc3000-5000 based on experience

Location: Sekondi Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

Please send your application letter and CV to the HR Officer of AABN, all mails should be sent through this email:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 17 March, 2021