Business Development

Manager

We are growing our team and we're now seeking a Business Development Manager to join us! This role will give you the opportunity to grow the urban farming movement in the city, get first-hand experience at urban farm projects in Hong Kong, and also be part of our journey of social entrepreneurship towards transforming our city into a greener and more edible space!


 

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead in the sales and business development process from initiating contact, generating leads among prospective clients, responding to new enquiries with high-quality proposals.

  • Analyze and understand customer profiles and needs, future product/service plans, expansion activities, and the market landscape.

  • Develop proposals and urban farming solutions to meet the clients’ needs and to build new opportunities.

  • Manage the sales pipeline, and provide regular reporting on performance.

  • Support the marketing team in identifying audience segments, supporting initiatives and B2B events and campaigns to generate interest and greater adoption of urban farming.

  • Ensure proposal objectives and deliverables maximize operating profit and revenue growth.

  • Represent and provide market exposure for Rooftop Republic at industry events, conferences, and trade shows.

  • Lead in delivering and implementing confirmed projects.


We are looking for a candidate who:

  • A degree in Marketing/Business or in a similar discipline

  • 4-5 years of experience in B2B Business Development or Sales

  • Proven track record in pitching and winning businesses with new and existing customers.

  • Has strong verbal and communication skills and has the ability to cultivate good customer relationships.

  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.

  • Is a self starter who has the ability to work independently.

  • Has an interest and concern for agriculture, the environment and social issues.

  • Is able to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple projects at the same time - willing to get his/her hands dirty as necessary to move fast and get things done.

  • Loves the outdoors and nature.

  • A good command in Chinese (Cantonese) and English (speaking & writing) required.

  • Right to work in Hong Kong. Rooftop Republic cannot provide a visa at this time.

Candidates with knowledge in organic farming, gardening will have an advantage.

 

You may be required to work on weekends where necessary (off-days to be given in-lieu)

The level of appointment will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Less experienced candidates may be considered for the Executive position. 

 

Apply now!

Interested parties, please write in to us at [email protected] with your resume, and please add a few sentences about why you are interested and how you feel you are a great fit!


 

(All information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only. Applicants who do not hear from us within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.)

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