Business Development

Manager

We are growing our team and we're now seeking a Business Development Manager to join us! This role will give you the opportunity to grow the urban farming movement in the city, get first-hand experience at urban farm projects in Hong Kong, and also be part of our journey of social entrepreneurship towards transforming our city into a greener and more edible space!


 

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead in the sales and business development process from initiating contact, generating leads among prospective clients, responding to new enquiries with high-quality proposals.

  • Analyze and understand customer profiles and needs, future product/service plans, expansion activities, and the market landscape.

  • Develop proposals and urban farming solutions to meet the clients’ needs and to build new opportunities.

  • Manage the sales pipeline, and provide regular reporting on performance.

  • Support the marketing team in identifying audience segments, supporting initiatives and B2B events and campaigns to generate interest and greater adoption of urban farming.

  • Ensure proposal objectives and deliverables maximize operating profit and revenue growth.

  • Represent and provide market exposure for Rooftop Republic at industry events, conferences, and trade shows.

  • Lead in delivering and implementing confirmed projects.


We are looking for a candidate who:

  • A degree in Marketing/Business or in a similar discipline

  • 4-5 years of experience in B2B Business Development or Sales

  • Proven track record in pitching and winning businesses with new and existing customers.

  • Has strong verbal and communication skills and has the ability to cultivate good customer relationships.

  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.

  • Is a self starter who has the ability to work independently.

  • Has an interest and concern for agriculture, the environment and social issues.

  • Is able to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple projects at the same time - willing to get his/her hands dirty as necessary to move fast and get things done.

  • Loves the outdoors and nature.

  • A good command in Chinese (Cantonese) and English (speaking & writing) required.

  • Right to work in Hong Kong. Rooftop Republic cannot provide a visa at this time.

Candidates with knowledge in organic farming, gardening will have an advantage.

 

You may be required to work on weekends where necessary (off-days to be given in-lieu)

The level of appointment will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Less experienced candidates may be considered for the Executive position. 

 

Apply now!

Interested parties, please write in to us at hello@rooftoprepublic.com with your resume, and please add a few sentences about why you are interested and how you feel you are a great fit!


 

(All information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only. Applicants who do not hear from us within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.)