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Business Developer

Job Title: Business Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 301
Contact Name: Kamaran Hameed
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

An online motor vehicle market website is looking to hire a trainee Business Developer to establish the marketing, strategy and sales team for this new startup based in Erbil. The Business Developer must have an in-depth knowledge of the company’s goals, objectives, and demographics.



  • Acquires new customers
  • Leads all aspects of the sales process
  • Sells company services to assigned opportunities
  • Manages new customers’ implementation by managing customers’ expectations and satisfaction
  • Assume account management responsibilities for new customers
  • Researching and sourcing potential business opportunities and contacts
  • Following up business leads and identifying new sales opportunities
  • Setting up regular client meetings
  • Preparing professional presentations for new clients, selling all the features of why they should use the company’s services
  • Preparing and submitting formal business proposals
  • Managing ongoing business accounts whilst building new relationships
  • Monitoring sales data and account performance, including social media analysis
  • Manage the company website; data, performance, and usability


  • Achieves assigned sales quota
  • Meets assigned expectations for profitability
  • Achieves new account acquisition targets
  • Monitor and analyse social media insights
  • Completes required training and development objectives within the assigned time frame


  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the confidence to approach people at all levels of seniority Ambitious and persistent
  • Self-motivated and enjoy working to targets
  • A natural networker
  • Articulate, confident communicator and presenter
  • Thrive in a sales-driven environment
  • Commercial knowledge to analyse market data and identify new opportunities
  • Strong at taking initiative
  • Persuasive and credible
  • Fluency in English, Arabic and Kurdish
  • High level of social media understanding

The role is based in Erbil however travel will be required around Kurdistan, and to set up a team in the south of Iraq.