Business Development Executive- Horticulture
Reporting to:
Deputy Director of Horticulture self generation program
Graduates/Post Graduates in Business Administration, Horticulture, Agriculture, Plantation Management/any related field
1-2 years in a direct sales role
Other eligibility criteria

Compensation: Salaries in the NGO sector are not commensurate with the private sector. If money is very important to you, we understand but this may not be the job for you. Our compensation package will comprise of a fixed salary and an attractive performance-based incentive.  The initial 6 months trial period and salary will not be a constraint for the right candidates.

Other notes: If you are a Person with a Disability or a woman professional, we will provide you with some extra consideration.

If you believe you qualify, please write to with a detailed resume, a one-paragraph purpose statement that states why you want to work in the SPO sector, and details of your current compensation.

Detailed Job Description

What are we looking for:

  • Someone who is purpose-driven and creative
  • Self-confident – and prepared to work hard and to learn
  • Must be a good team player, able to work across different functions, and ready to travel locally in different parts of Bangalore
  • Good oral and written English would be an advantage
  • Spoken Kannada would be desirable and comfortable with technology and social media

Job description:

  • Identifying, qualifying, and securing business opportunities; coordinating business generation activities; developing customized targeted sales strategies
  • Building business relationships with current and potential clients
  • Understanding client needs and offering solutions and support; answering potential client questions and follow-up call questions; responding to client requests for proposals (RFPs)
  • Collaborating with sales and leadership to secure, retain, and grow accounts
  • Creating informative presentations; presenting and delivering information to potential clients at client meetings, industry exhibits, trade shows, and conferences
  • Creating and maintaining a list/database of prospect clients; maintaining a database (Salesforce, CRM, Excel, etc.) of prospective client information
  • Cold calling; making multiple outbound calls to potential clients; closing sales and working with the client through the closing process
  • Meeting all quotas for cold, active, inactive calls, appointments, and interviews; meeting or exceeding annual sales goals
  • Maintaining a pipeline of all sales administration using CRM software

Collaborating with management on sales goals, planning, and forecasting; maintaining short- and long-term business development