Business Development Specialist at Terawork


Terawork is the leading online talent marketplace in Africa that helps businesses thrive by connecting them with professional talent without geographical barriers. We have a pool of professionals with varying levels of expertise across tech, digital, business, and lifestyle services.

We are currently recruiting competent and qualified professionals to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Specialist

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • As a Business Development Specialist, you will manage all aspects of the talent sales process including prospecting, lead management, qualification, customer evaluation, and closing new business.
  • You will bring all our workforce solutions from freelancing to payroll hiring to companies, including startups, SMEs, mid-markets, etc. to help them adapt to the changing workforce.
  • This is a quota-carrying role where you will make a visible impact within our growing organization.
  • The goal is to drive sustainable financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with clients.

Job Description

  • Demonstrate a strong business case for TERAWORK talent solution through a consultative and value-driven sales process
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
  • Drive revenue through corporate/SME sales and partnerships
  • Meet and exceed your sales goals through prospecting, qualifying, managing, closing new sales opportunities, and leading contract negotiations
  • Identify, prioritize, and track progress towards key account metrics and annual quota.
  • Partner with customer success, solutions, and business development teams to drive sales results
  • Achieve and communicate weekly and monthly commitment targets to senior leadership.

Key Performance Indicators
Metrics to forecast include:

  • Dials per week/month
  • Emails per week
  • Connection % per week Meetings booked per week
  • Number of sales per month.


  • Candidates should possess an HND / Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must have at least 3 years experience working as Business Development Specialist Or Corporate Sales Executive for a Consulting and Tech company previously, preferably talent recruiting/outsourcing agencies.
  • Experience with cold outreach or any outbound activity (LinkedIn messaging, emails, cold calls, outside/in-person selling) and use of technology tools such as Zoom, Teams, G-suite, Office365, CRM, salesforce, etc
  • Consistent over achievement of sales quota; and experience working with enterprise experience
  • Strategic and creative thinking enables you to understand industry and customer trends and apply those insights to deliver business results.
  • Good enterprise cabal and robust network.

Application Closing Date
27th December, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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