Business Development Representative Job, Sales & marketing 2021

Position: Business Development Representative, French-Speaking

Reports directly: to the Head of Sales.

Location: Nairobi

Job description

Our Business Development Representatives (BDR) will focus on lead generation for our account executive team.

You will evangelize Angaza by generating new business through outbound efforts and conducting initial high level conversations with executives in small to mid market accounts to fuel our growth. Once qualified, you will introduce our Account Executives for closing of the deal. By working closely with our sales team, you will identify and pursue target accounts. As part of the herd, you will contribute to the growth of our mission and company objectives of bringing life-changing products to anyone, anywhere.

The right candidate will thrive in this exciting and entrepreneurial role and will easily transition between strategy and execution to accommodate our rapidly expanding mid-to-large enterprise customer base. The position has the potential to grow in scope and evolve in many different directions depending on your strengths and career goals. The role is based in Nairobi and reports directly to the Head of Sales.


  • Develop a plan to identify and pursue small to mid market accounts
  • Actively pursue target accounts – engage in initial high level discussion
  • Refine account qualification metrics
  • Identify and uncover latent and explicit needs of mid to large enterprise prospects
  • Collaborate with existing sales team and leadership to develop a process of prospect identification


  • Business French language proficiency is required for this position
  • Have world class prospecting skills (lead generation)
  • Have great communication skills
  • Are a self starter and embody an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Have a competitive spirit
  • Can collaborate and influence in a “win as a team” environment
  • Are resourceful and coachable
  • Are self aware and reflective
  • Want to be part of changing lives
  • Required Experience
  • 1-3 years of corporate sales experience, software sales a plus.
  • A bachelor’s degree is encouraged.
  • Business proficiency in French is required.

How to apply

Please submit your application using form here. Include a resume and any other application materials you think would support your candidacy. We plan to fill this position quickly, with a start date as soon as possible.

COVID-19 considerations: Due to the global pandemic, Angaza has closed its offices in both Nairobi and San Francisco and the team is working remotely. Angaza provides a generous stipend for employees to set up their home offices and reimburses monthly internet costs to ensure employees can effectively work from home. Our goal is to return to an in-office environment as soon as it is safe to do so.

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