Business development specialist

Cimigo is an independent research and consulting firm employing over 300 research professionals and operating throughout Asia Pacific. The company prides itself in being an Asia specialist, investing heavily in the local region and placing customers at the heart of business growth.

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Department: Research product sales


Reports to: Managing Director


About the job

BD specialist is responsible for helping the company obtain better brand recognition and financial growth. You will be in charge of selling the exclusion research solutions of Cimigo.

• Develop a business development strategy focused on financial gain.
• Identify and research potential clients.
• Gather useful information from clients and competitor data.
• Arrange business development meetings with prospective clients.
• Track, identify and add qualified prospects to the sales pipeline.
• Develop and manage strategic partnerships to grow business.
• Coordinate with research teams to develop beneficial proposals.
• Track and report on the status of proposal components.
• Drive the end-to-end sales process.
• Monitor project teams to ensure contracts are executed as agreed.




We believe that this role will fulfil you if you have the following:
• Proven working experience in business development, sales executive or a relevant role.
• Market knowledge – people with 4+ years of research experience (especially with brand health tracking or brand health check projects).
• Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software.
• Proficiency in English.
• Communication and negotiation skills.
• Ability to build rapport.
• Time management and planning skills