Executive - Business Development



Sales & Business Development
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Posted on Tuesday, July 4, 2023
iFarmer is an award-winning agri-fintech business focusing on innovative financial services for smallholder farmers. iFarmer uses agriculture expertise, agronomic machine learning, remote sensing, and mobile phones to deliver financing, high-quality agriculture inputs, optimized farm advises and creates access to markets that can improve profitability for millions of farmers.
We are on a mission to “Democratize Agriculture financing and Supply chain”.
iFarmer works closely with multiple stakeholders across the agriculture value chain. We are supported by organizations such as UNCDF, UNESCAP, Asia Accelerator, Falcon Ventures, Startup Bangladesh, UNDP Youth CoLab, Acumen, and more.
Business Development
  • Build and maintain relationships with potential clients.
  • Attend to client queries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Develop relationships with new customers by understanding their needs and suggesting appropriate products/services
  • Maintain records of customer interactions.
  • Continuous follow-up with the leads and provide necessary information and support in consultation with management.
  • Update Lead Management files and call reports.
  • Proactively identify new and different business opportunities to provide increased sales.
  • Research and analyze potential partners for business development and identify potential customers, competitors, and market trends by conducting market research and analysis.
  • Reporting and documentation: Maintain accurate records of sales and activity reports. Provide regular updates to management on business development activities, sales performance, and market trends.
  • Prepare proposals, presentations, and other materials to effectively communicate product/service offerings to potential customers.
  • Negotiate contracts with customers in order to maximize revenue opportunities
  • Ensure successful deal closure and service improvement by working closely with internal teams (e.g. marketing, finance, data, product, tech).

We are seeking an Executive (Business Development) to provide support in identifying and developing new business opportunities in order to achieve sales targets. This includes researching and analyzing market trends, generating leads through various channels, preparing financial reports, generating new sales and converting leads, conducting partner research and competitive analysis, attending to client queries and making sales presentations to potential customers.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience in data entry and financial reporting preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in a related field of at least one year
Other Benefits
  • Salary review: Once in a year
  • 2 weekly holidays
  • Group Insurance
  • Transportation Facility
  • Hospitalization benefits
Salary Range
Application Deadline
Sep 10, 2023
Apply Procedure

If you think you are fit for this role, you are requested to send your updated CV to career@ifarmer.asia by mentioning "Application for Executive - Business Development" in the subject line.