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Afia Amanfo

International Business Developer

Can work in or around Paris, Orly

  • 48.858705
  • 2.342865
  • Suggested rate €125 / day
  • Experience 2-7 years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 24 hours
Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Afia's quote.

This freelancer is available part-time (3 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 3 days per week

Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Afia's quote.

Location and workplace preferences

Location
Paris, France
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Paris and 40km
  • Around Orly and 40km

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months

Verifications

Freelancer code of conduct signed
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Verified email

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • French

    Conversational

Categories

Skills (11)

Afia in a few words

A business enthusiast & self-starter with 6 years of experience in developing business strategies, account management, business development & sales, and digital marketing, I pride myself on my ability to work with cross-functional teams and maintain open lines of communication. I have the ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and deliver ideas and thoughts in a clear and concise way.

Consider the following highlights of my qualifications:

- RFP & Proposal Writing: Excellent skills in creating an RFP, Grants, or Proposal strategy. I have in the past created the RFP process and structure for organizations. I am adept at souricng for RFP/ Proposal opportunities and delivering them to the highest standards. I have delivered and won RFPs with top donors including World Bank, Large foundations and other public institutions

- Experienced at managing the whole sales cycle for an organization. Including Prospecting& lead generation to holding calls with potential clients and creation of deals. I have extensive experience in building effective and long-lasting relationships and partnerships with prospective partners and funders from top global foundations, development agencies, and corporates to generate revenue, and achieve company revenue projections.

- Experienced digital marketing skills including website design ( using wordpress), social media & content marketing management

- Excellent program and course designer. I have pioneered and launched platforms to provide digital skills, soft skills training, and certifications to students from 5 African countries and helped them achieve their maximum potential and career goals.

Experience

Bridge for Billions - Bridge for Billions

Business Development Manager  - As a freelancer

Madrid, Spain

May 2020 - Today (2 years2 years and 1 month)

Lead RFP and public funding, develop strategies for RFP, create RFP processes and manage submissions. Develop and implement entrepreneurship programs, lead the team to execute the programs, manage project designs and supervise implementation. Build effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, and local hubs, incubators, and partners in Africa for collaboration on projects, and coordinate organizational planning. Manage relationships with prospective partners and funders from top global foundations, development agencies, and corporates.
●Generated 300k in revenue through tactical planning and implementation.
●Spearheaded market expansion by creating over 10 entrepreneurship programs with top global corporates, foundations, and development actors in various African countries.
●Maximized company growth and reach by launching operations in Africa through extensive market research and development of market strategies.

Bridge for Billions - Bridge for Billions

Community & Content Manager  - As a freelancer

Madrid, Spain

April 2019 - April 2020 (1 year1 year)

creation and execution of the overall content and events strategy for social media, community, and blog channels. Reviewed and promoted email marketing strategy and organized regular marketing campaigns to increase conversion.
●Increased community participation by 20% through quality content, initiatives, and events.
●Strengthened organizational goals and mission by initiating the first online pitch event for start-ups in the community.

Studentshubgh

Co-founder & CEO

Ghana

January 2018 - Today (4 years4 years and 5 months)

Mentored and provided digital skills, soft skills training & certification to students from 5 African countries. Operated and oversaw a team of over 20 volunteers and built a mentor database of over 100 professionals across Africa. Orchestrated the launch of online e-learning & mentoring platform to support students for skills-based training and career preparation..
●Organized the African Future Leaders Summit in collaboration with the African Union Office of the Youth Envoy.
●Furthered the goals of the organization by building a community of over 15000 young Africans by offering multi-channel content and events through a digital magazine, blog, email newsletter, events, and social media.

Mailbutler

Business Development Manager

January 2018 - August 2018 (7 months)

Developed partnerships with integration partners of the Mailbutler plugin such as Todoist for joint marketing programs. Established partnerships with Berlin's top start-up incubators for the promotion of Mailbutler plugin to their members. Researched and proposed new integrations to the development team. Oversaw digital marketing, email campaigns, and customer support using Zendesk.
●Spearheaded promotion of the Mailbutler plugin among startups.
●Generated partnerships with integrators and startup hubs for the growth of the client base
●Represented the company at Trade Shows in Germany.

Global Sky Limited

Business Development Manager

September 2012 - April 2016 (3 years3 years and 7 months)

Recruited, trained, and led a team of 6 Marketing & Business Development executives. Developed new channels, and applied business development efforts for product promotion while meeting sales targets. Collaborated and negotiated with potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging the network to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities and the sale of products.
●Increased efficiency by creating workflows and recommending sales software for easy management of team workload.

Prince Asamoah - Studentshubgh

6/15/2022

Afia is an exceptional and detail-oriented co-worker. Excellent in achieving every deliverable. Afia is always up to the task and has a can-do spirit, a forward-looking personality and is fun to work with. I recommend Afia to anyone ready to undertake new projects.

Education