Head of Business Development

Head of Business Development

Office, Cyprus | Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a robust business development strategy aimed at accelerating growth and increasing our market share in the CFD and forex trading industry, with a particular focus on entering and growing new markets.
  • Lead and manage the sales, business development, and key account management teams, setting ambitious targets, providing leadership, strategic direction, and driving them towards rapid achievement of business objectives.
  • Ensure high levels of client satisfaction, retention, and growth within existing accounts, while continually seeking opportunities for new client acquisition.
  • Rapidly identify and act on new business and market opportunities, leveraging partnerships, innovative market strategies, and comprehensive understanding of the competitive landscape to gain an edge.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including marketing and product development, to swiftly launch initiatives that support business growth, customer acquisition, and product enhancement.
  • Maintain a keen awareness of industry trends, competitor activities, and market dynamics, utilizing these insights to inform business development strategies and keep the company at the forefront of the industry.
  • Represent the company at industry events, conferences, and trade shows, promoting our brand, networking with industry professionals, and establishing new business connections.
  • Ensure the business development, sales, and key account management teams have a thorough understanding of our products, services, and unique value propositions to effectively engage with potential partners and clients.
  • Regularly review and assess the effectiveness of our business development efforts, adjusting strategies as needed to optimize results and achieve rapid growth objectives.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Marketing, or a related field. A Master’s degree or MBA is preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in business development, sales, or a related role within the financial services industry, specifically CFD and forex trading.
  • Proven track record of delivering rapid business growth, establishing and managing strategic partnerships, and achieving revenue growth targets.
  • Deep understanding of the CFD and forex trading industry, including products, services, and regulatory landscape.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients and partners.
  • Highly motivated, goal-oriented, entrepreneurial mindset, with a passion for driving growth and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to travel as needed to attend industry events, meet with partners and clients, and support business development efforts.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM software
  • Advanced English and Russian level both verbal and written is must.
  • Willingness to work from Cyprus.

We offer

  • Medical insurance.
  • 21 days paid vacation days per year.
  • 10 paid sick leave days per year.
  • Public Holiday by the Central Bank of Cyprus Public Holiday list.
  • Opportunity for growth and professional development.

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