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Looking for someone to handle business development



New Member
I am looking for someone with excellent written and communication skills and some technical knowledge of the Microsoft 365 stack, to come onboard a Microsoft development agency as the business development manager. In exchange for your expertise, I am offering a percentage share in the company. This offer is for someone who is serious about giving a long-term commitment to grow the company into its objective of being a leading digital agency.

About the company

The company was registered as a limited company around two years ago, taking over from my personal limited company which I used for contracting projects. In those two years I have been setting up the company, creating a website, professional documents, business plan, organisation structure, proposal templates etc. At the beginning of the year, I hired a marketing agency to manage the companies SEO, which is now starting to take effect and project enquiries are beginning to come through the website. Last month the company took on its first project and have a few other proposals being considered. The technical aspect of projects is led by myself and sub-contractors who take on the bulk of the development work.

Who I am looking for

As my background is very technical, going forward I will manage that side of the business. I am looking for someone who can manage the client facing side of the business, you will mainly be in-charge of driving and seeking new business and developing ongoing relationships with clients.

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Manage enquiries that come through the website
  • Setup meetings with prospective clients
  • Prepare proposals
  • Lead presentations
  • Find and complete tender applications and requests for proposals
  • Identifying market opportunities through meetings, networking and other channels
  • Meeting existing and potential clients and building positive relationships
  • Develop sales and marketing strategies
  • Preparing sales presentations and participating in sales meetings
Required Skills

  • Excellent communication and written skills are a MUST, should have experience writing proposals, applying for tenders and RFPs
  • Confident leading meetings and presentations
  • MUST have the time and availability to work during business hours, take on and arrange meetings and calls at short notice and during business hours
  • A knowledge of the Microsoft 365 toolset Including SharePoint infrastructure, migration, software development, PowerApps development, company intranets and document management systems (you do not need to have the technical knowledge to complete these projects, but just an understanding of how they work)
  • Passion and commitment to put in the effort required to drive a business to a successful standing
  • Good business acumen
Please get in contact if you feel you meet the required skills


New Member
Looks like your company is still in its early stages, but with the right person driving the client-facing side of the business. By managing inquiries, setting up meetings with prospective clients, preparing proposals, and leading presentations, the Business Development Manager would play a crucial role in the company's growth.