Graduate: Business Development Assistant at Pinewood Technologies SA

Job Title:  Business Development Assistant

Department:Business Development

Location:Pinewood Technologies SA, Woodstock, Cape Town

Reporting to: Business Development Director


Job Role:

Administrative support for the Business Development function, the duties/tasks of which would include but not be limited to:

1.     Assistance with the development of Business Development policies and procedures

2.     Assistance in the preparation of Customer Proposals, Quotations, Presentations , Contracts and contract renewals

3.     Preparation of BD reports

4.     Maintaining & Filing of all Business Development documentation (electronic and hard copies)

5.     Maintenance of the Customer Database (in conjunction with the Marketing Manager)

6.     Liaising with Customers, prospects and manufacturers – including the setting up of appointments

7.     Administration of Customer / User Reward Programmes, User Group Meetings, and Customer Functions

8.     Administration of Customer Evaluations (maintaining a list of dates when due, setting up, arrangement of resource)

9.     Participating in weekly Business Development and Marketing Meetings

10.  Assistance in the identification of revenue opportunities

11.  Administration of all Customer Training (including the management of the needs analysis, course scheduling, enrolments, securing trainers, management of training vouchers, preparation of training reports)

12.  Where required, to assist with the generation of invoices and debt collection

13.  Ensuring knowledge of the Business’s Software System is at a sufficient level to carry out the duties required


Inherent Requirements of the Job:

1.     Relevant tertiary education (i.e. in the fields of Business Development, Marketing)

2.     Proficient in MS Office – with good skills in MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint

3.     Strong administration and organisational skills

4.     Ability to work within tight deadlines

5.     Highly professional communication skills (both verbal and written)



Unfortunately this position is now closed.

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Applications will close on 31 October 2014