Business Development Officer

  • Job Type: ContractFull Time
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Date Posted:


Company Summary:

Job Description:

The Ng’ona Trust Academy Limited is school registered in Zambia. It is birthed on the need to address the void that exist in the provision of pre-primary
and primary education in Zambia. We aim to provide a stimulating early learning and child care experience which promotes each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. In the quest to achieving the foregoing, we intend to hire a BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER whose functions will be as follows.
Marketing Strategy:

Support the Academy’s marketing processes in the creation and execution of the Academy’s Marketing Strategic Plans.
Contribute to development of business plans and lead in executing them.
Monitor competitor activity, client and company, sector and geographic trends, draw conclusions, assess implications and prepare marketing and research reports.
Lead in the development of the Business Development Manual.
Lead Generation:
Identify new and follow up business opportunities for the Academy.
Identify or create client/prospect outreach development tools such as one-on-one meetings, seminars and speaking engagements, events, sponsorships, client alerts, newsletters, fact sheets and other direct client communications.
Develop, tailor and deliver content for client presentations.
Manage all business development processes and procedures.
Oversee the development and printing of all marketing materials.
Develop and manage directory awards/rankings submissions with the Academy’s management.
Ensure the Academy’s website is up to date, fully functional and representative of the Academy’s brand.
Manage the Academy’s social media channels including engagement, postings and analytics.
Identify opportunities for thought leadership and other marketing and campaign ideas to increase brand awareness within the practices.
Client Management:
Regularly update Clients and Pupil biographical information on the back end system for the Academy.
Generate pupil/student performance reports on the system and share with parents.
Collect, monitor feedback and maintain a high degree of client satisfaction.
Track complaints from the clients and work with responsible head to resolve them.

Event Management:

Prepare event plans and checklists as per the Academy’s business development manual.
Serve as point of contact for conferences, sponsorships and seminars.
Coordinate with partners, advocates and others to provide required materials.


Diploma or Degree in Business or any related field.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Customer Relationship Management systems.
Proficiency in Website and Social Media applications and analytics.
At least 3 years’ experience in Business Development and Sales related areas.


Ability to foster positive relationships with all individuals across the Academy as well as clients.
Team leadership.
Willing to work within 13 Miles and surrounding of Chibombo District.
Able to resolve problems offering effective solutions.
Demonstrated excellent speaking, writing, presentation and communication skills.
Able to plan, prioritize and organize work.
Poised to work under pressure with high energy and drive.
Self-starter with high degree of resourcefulness requiring minimal supervision.
Attention to detail.
Proficient with use of modern office technology.

Applications, which should include a cover letter, CV with three traceable references and academic qualifications, should be made via email on ngonatrustacad[email protected]. Deadline for submission of applications is 21st  August 2023 at 5 PM Zambian time. Ford details or clarifications
contact the school on +260 772 906 460.

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