Business Development Executive

  • British American Tobacco Samoa
  • Vaitele, Apia - Samoa.
  • Nov 18, 2021
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

Exciting Employment Opportunity

British American Tobacco (BAT) is a market leading global organization with a
long-established history and a bright and dynamic future. As proud leaders in over 180 markets worldwide, BAT has an abundance of unique opportunities. For the right person, it is the perfect place to forge a truly exceptional global career.

Business Development Executive

As the Business Development Executive, you will be reporting directly to the Head of Trade and will be responsible for the successful execution of the category, accounts and brand activation in market.

Key Accountabilities

  • Proactively drive the execution of brand activation plans for the business.
  • Implement channel initiatives to ensure successful implementation of trade activation programs and cycle activities.
  • Lead the development and delivery of commercial cycle instructions for the National Trade Marketing teams inclusive of trade tool kits, platforms and collaborative education and training for the Samoa business.
  • Drive and deliver a consolidated cycle review after each cycle, reviewing each activity and communicating results to all key internal stakeholders and activity owners.
  • Proactively manage the NPI execution through management of brand plans aligned to company strategy.
  • Administer the delivery of the Field Performance Appraisals and Field force incentive schemes for the trade team.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Must have a Degree qualification in Marketing/Commerce, with at least 2 years experience in sales/accounting capacity in a similar field.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Sound knowledge and background in Brand strategy development, Brand positioning, Product development, Consumer engagement. & Brand Program Development & execution.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to confidently present to key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a team with a self starter attitude committed to drive own learning and development.
  • You must be fluent in written and verbal communications in English and Samoan.
  • Valid Samoan Commercial Drivers License

Bring Your Difference and be part of something remarkable!

Apply now! All applications must be submitted online or by email:, by 4.00pm November 30th, 2021.

Job Functions

Marketing Leaders/Officers /Coordinators




Indoor, Outdoor