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Business Development Partner (Freelancer)

  • Job typeJob type: Remote
  • Job DurationMore than 06 months
  • Project LevelMedium Level
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As a Business Development Agent specializing in selling Platform as a Service (PaaS) to other businesses, you will play a crucial role in driving revenue growth and expanding the customer base for your organization. Here are some common job requirements for this role:

1. Industry Knowledge: Familiarity with the PaaS market, including an understanding of industry trends, competitive landscape, and customer needs. Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and advancements in cloud computing.

2. Sales Experience: Proven track record in sales, preferably in technology or software sales. Ability to identify potential customers, build relationships, and close deals. Experience in consultative selling and negotiating contracts is valuable.

3. Technical Aptitude: Strong technical understanding of PaaS solutions and the ability to articulate their benefits to a non-technical audience. An understanding of cloud computing concepts, APIs, scalability, security, and integration is essential.

4. Communication Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. You should be able to deliver persuasive presentations, engage with customers effectively, and tailor your messaging to different audiences.

5. Relationship Building: Ability to cultivate and maintain long-term relationships with clients. This includes managing accounts, addressing customer inquiries, and providing ongoing support to ensure customer satisfaction.

6. Lead Generation: Proactive approach to generating leads and identifying new business opportunities. This may involve cold calling, attending industry events, leveraging professional networks, and utilizing digital marketing strategies.

7. Business Acumen: Understanding of business models, financial metrics, and ROI calculations. The ability to analyze customer requirements, provide value-driven solutions, and create compelling business cases is vital.

8. Teamwork: Collaborative mindset to work closely with other teams such as marketing, product development, and customer success. Sharing feedback, aligning strategies, and providing market insights can contribute to overall organizational success.

9. Adaptability: Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. PaaS solutions evolve rapidly, so you should be adaptable, open to learning, and capable of navigating change.

10. Goal-Oriented: Self-motivated and driven to achieve sales targets and revenue goals. Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple opportunities simultaneously are necessary.

Remember that specific requirements may vary depending on the organization and its target market. It’s always a good idea to review the job description provided by the hiring company to tailor your application accordingly.

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