Business Development Associate job at Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA)

Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA)

Business Development Associate job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 31 March 2022

Hiring Organization: Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA)

Job Details:

Job Title: Business Development Associate
Organisation: Pangea Educational Development (PANGEA)
Duty Station: Seguku, Wakiso, Uganda, Uganda
Reports To: Director Business Development

About US:
Pangea Educational Development works to create culturally relevant content and programs that help children learn to read and inspire them to read more often. The Business Associate will work towards building and growing Pangea Publishing sales and the client base. The Business Associate will work in collaboration with the Director of Business Development in expanding the revenue streams of Pangea Publishing as well as creating brand awareness about Pangea Publishing products amongst the public. The Business Associate will take the lead role in the execution of the following Primary Responsibilities and an assistant role on the following Secondary Responsibilities. The position will be based in Jinja but with frequent travels across Eastern Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary Responsibilities:
• Proactively identify & prospect new business opportunities to sell the expanding portfolio of Pangea Publishing products while promoting Pangea Publishing’s brand identity throughout Uganda.
• Maintain existing business through regular communication and relationship management to cultivate further opportunities with existing customers.
• Represent Pangea Publishing in publishing and educational events to create awareness about Pangea Publishing products.
Secondary Responsibilities:
• Contributing to product development through market feedback reports, identifying opportunities for new products, and making any market information available to the Pangea Publishing Production team
• Serve as coordinator & logistics support to the Country Director through the fulfilment of sales as requested within the region

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the following fields: Business, Marketing, Education or related area – Preferred
• At least two years experience in a business development or sales role – Required
• Superior oral and written communication skills in English – Required
• Computer fluency and understanding Google Suite – Required

Personal Qualities
• We are a community of changemakers who believe all people have the ability to learn and grow to their full potential. We are working to build a culture of learning that equips every person to be a change agent in their own story and community.
• Through education, we are making a deliberate, sustainable, and substantial impact on the structural inequalities in our world, while treating each person as more than a number. We believe in authentic interactions grounded in mutual respect and a commitment to helping everyone fully realize their potential and inspire action beyond our efforts.
• We are seeking an individual whose dedication to the value of education matches our own.
• We are seeking an individual who has a heart for empowering Ugandans to recognize the richness and importance of their cultural heritage and has a desire to share it with others.
• We are seeking an individual who is willing to work odd and sometimes long, exhaustive hours to do what is right and not just what is easy or will suffice.
• We are seeking an individual who can laugh as hard as they can work, someone who is not just looking for a job, but an avenue to pursue their passion.
• Finally, we are seeking someone to join a new kind of organization – a social enterprise. Our revenue is earned and our profits are spent within Uganda’s borders. We are seeking a team member who seeks to truly blend principles of entrepreneurship and drive deep, measurable social impact.

Things We’ll Bring To The Table:
• Generous leave
• Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
• Full Benefits
• A supportive and challenging environment for your personal and professional growth

Application procedure

Full CV
A 1-Page Cover Letter describing your relevant experience to this position, why our mission matters to you, and how you will use your privilege to achieve it. Please type the words “I am detail-oriented” in the footer.
Submit the above materials to
Deadline: 31st March 2022

Date Posted: 2022-03-22