BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - AGENCY

Location
South West London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
05 Oct 2017
Ref
15305/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Function
Event Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
SOUTH WEST LONDON
£GREAT BASIC + BONUS

NJ15305

Are you a new business hunter looking to join a global full service agency? Great earning potential selling the services of a well-established full service agency within a supportive team environment - if you are currently working in sales and not getting the rewards you deserve then we have just the role for you!

THE COMPANY

This well established and very successful event and production agency has an impressive client list and is known for delivering engaging events ranging from conferences and meetings to product launches and travel incentives. They pride themselves on attention to detail and consistently providing the highest levels of quality and customer service. They offer a truly rewarding and supportive working environment where "team work" knows no bounds! This is a great opportunity for a new business developer to establish an excellent career path within a forward thinking and progressive global agency.

THE ROLE

There is now an opportunity for an ambitious Business Development Manager to join their small but dynamic sales team, working with a range of blue chip clients across a wide range of industries. As the face of the business you will spend time out with clients as well as with the team in the office, developing, nurturing and growing client relationships, no two days will ever be the same!

Key responsibilities of the Business Development Manager will include:

* Proactively generating and following up sales leads
* Identifying and targeting new business opportunities
* Site visits to meet prospective clients
* Taking event briefs and overseeing the pitch process internally
* Pulling together the proposal and presenting the options
* Commercial awareness, maximising company profits
* Nurturing and growing key client relationships
* Presenting credentials for new clients

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will have hands on new business experience from an agency background and be strategic and consultative in their approach. You must have the drive and self motivation needed to make an impact and really drive growth of the business. You will be working agency side selling full event management services (ideally with a strong production / live events understanding) with strong leadership and communications skills and looking for that next step in your career.

In return the agency will offer a basic salary of around £40,000 plus additional earning potential through bonus and commission - here you get to decide your own package, the more you sell the more you make!

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across marketing, creative and events. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

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