Careers

Business Development Executive

The Garmspot Group is one of the fastest evolving fashion houses emerging from Africa, with specialised teams that deal with garment production, online & offline retail.

We are based in Lagos Nigeria and are currently looking for a Senior Business Development Executive to join our team.

A Business Development Executive role within Garmspot involves developing a growth strategy that strikes an effective balance between financial gain and customer satisfaction. Garmspot’s goal with this working relationship is to drive significant financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with clients and customers of ‘Garmspot’ and its subsidiaries ‘Garmprint’, Garmtrade and the Urban Nest. The priority of this position is thus to assist the company in acquiring new customers and selling additional products and services while working closely with the Graphics and Design teams to meet the requirements of clients and customers. 

Roles & Responsibilities

Identify new sales leads
  • Researching organisations and individuals online to identify new leads.
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs.
  • Identifying the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions about purchasing.
  • Contacting potential Garmspot and Garmprint clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings. 
  • Planning, branding and overseeing new market initiatives.
  • Developing quotes and proposals.
Build strong relationships with new customers and retain existing clients
  • Contacting clients to inform them about new developments in the company’s products and enhance existing relationships. 
  • Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs. 
  • Negotiating and renegotiating with customers and clients by phone, e-mail, and in person. 
  • Close business deals by coordinating requirements, developing and negotiating contracts, and integrating contract requirements with business operations. 
  • Participate in client debriefs in close conjunction with the Administrative Secretary’s brand reporting.
  • Promote the company’s products and services while addressing or predicting the objectives of our clients. 
Business Development Planning
  • Attending conferences, markets and industry events, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends. 
  • Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels 
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services and distribution channels that would lead to an increase in sales. 
  • Keep records of sales, revenues, invoices, and other necessary data required to ascertain an informed position on the sales positions, capacities and achievable targets of the products and services of Garmspot and its subsidiaries.  
  • Developing sales goals for the team and ensuring they are met.
Management
  • Submit sales progress reports bi-monthly and ensure data is accurate. 
  • Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets. 
  • Develop a strong understanding of the company and its brand and suggest ways in which the Identity of the existing brand can be sustained, communicated and improved. 
  • Ensure all team members represent the company in the best light.
  • Research and develop a thorough understanding of Garmspot’s people and capabilities. 
  • Understand the company’s goal and purpose in order to continually enhance the company’s performance.  
  • Enhance organisational reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. 
  • Liaise with the Procurement officer and the designated office assistant to ensure records are updated at required intervals for effective brand reporting and to accurately ascertain the sales position of the company 
  • Coordinate with the online operations to ensure technical issues are solved and key performance data on the web kept.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Proven work experience in a position pertaining to business development, sales, or any other relevant role.
  • Previous experience in an e-commerce or textile printing company is a plus.  
  • Experience in project management.
  • High attention to detail and a focus on fact-based decision making.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, with emphasis on priorities and goal setting.
  • Ability to build rapport
  • Superior presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Effective usage of Microsoft Office and statistical analysis software. 
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration, Sales, or a relevant field.

At Garmspot, our culture is of the utmost importance, and so finding someone who can also integrate well with the team and company, sharing our values of having fun whilst working hard and continually improving the business. If you want to work in a high performing team at a company with a great culture, this could be the role for you.

Please note – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Like the sound of this?

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to jobs@garmspot.com

Junior Web Developer

The Garmspot Group is one of the fastest evolving fashion houses emerging from Africa, with specialised teams that deal with garment production, online & offline retail.

We are based in Lagos Nigeria and are currently looking for an junior front-end web developer to join our team.

A web software development role within Garmspot involves working in a small scrum team to help shape, implement, test and support a number of internal online systems

To be successful in this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • At least a year of commercial experience of core web technologies
  • Technical proficiency in PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, SQL
  • Demonstrated solid background in front-end web development
  • Great communication skills and a postive attitude
  • Familiarity with source control management and CI systems

Highly desirable experience would also include

  • Experience or thorough working knowledge of WordPress front-end themes
  • HTML UI design skills
  • Experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and or other design/mockup tools
  • SEO and/or SEM expertise
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • A passion for fashion is not required for this job but it wouldn’t hurt if you have an interest in fashion and related culture

At Garmspot, our culture is of the utmost importance, and so finding someone who can also integrate well with the team and company, sharing our values of having fun whilst working hard and continually improving the business. If you want to work in a high performing team at a company with a great culture, this could be the role for you.

Please note – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Like the sound of this?

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to jobs@garmspot.com

Summer Internships

The Garmspot Group is one of the fastest evolving fashion houses emerging from Africa, with specialised teams that deal with garment production, online & offline retail.

We are based in Lagos Nigeria and are currently looking for Summer Interns to join our team.

Are you In School, home for the summer? Do you have an interest in any of the following areas?

  • Fashion Journalism
  • Male/Female Streetwear Fashion Designing
  • Styling & Creative Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design (WordPress Preferably)
  • Photography
  • PR & Digital Marketing 

We want you!

Garmspot is in search of 6 Young, Creative Interns To Join Our Team for a 1 – 3 months (paid) Internship

At Garmspot, our culture is of the utmost importance, and so finding someone who can also integrate well with the team and company, sharing our values of having fun whilst working hard and continually improving the business. If you want to work in a high performing team at a company with a great culture, this could be the role for you.

Please note – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Like the sound of this?

Send Your CV, Cover Letter & Portfolio (if necessary) to jobs@garmspot.com with the heading Summer Internship Application (position you are applying for).