Business Development Executive- Horticulture
Reporting to:
Deputy Director Horticulture Self-Generation Program
B.Sc (Agriculture) or Diploma in Agriculture preferrred/ BBA / MBA
: A minimum of 1-2 years in a direct sales role where you have been personally responsible for the sales cycle including prospecting, lead development etc. You would have ideally worked in a similar role with another Retail Store Operations (RSO) or in a
22000-26000 per month
Other eligibility criteria
  • 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
  • Comfortable with technology and social media

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.  Initial 6 months trial period and salary will not be constraint for the right candidates.

Other notes:  If you are a Person with 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 explains why you want to work in the SPO sector and details of your current compensation.


Detailed 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