BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
10 May 2018
Ref
16148/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Sector
Agency
Function
Event Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
GB16148



Your chance to become part of a growing event agency within a new business development role and sell across their exciting portfolio of events services!





THE COMPANY



This boutique event agency is fast becoming one of the leading names in the industry!



With a key focus on creating close knit client relationships through the delivery of exceptional events, they have established an enviable client base. Working across various sectors including FMCG, manufacturing and retail, their events portfolio can be anything from product launches and incentives through to conferences and large scale exhibitions based throughout the UK and overseas, as well as some corporate hospitality and sports focused events.





THE ROLE



Due to their on-going success and exciting growth strategy, they are now seeking a Business Development Manager to join their talented team. This is an exciting chance to work closely with the Directors of the agency and drive forward their sales plan targeting a range of new and lapsed clients.



Responsibilities will include:



Identifying new prospect clients

Getting in touch with prospects to unearth new business

Meeting with clients to present credentials

Building a pipeline of opportunities

Taking event briefs and creating solutions for proposals

Pitching for new event business

Working towards set sales targets

Attending networking and industry events

Developing new accounts within the business





THE CANDIDATE



The ideal candidate must have previous sales experience within the events sector, ideally selling the services of an agency to a corporate client base, and a proven track record. A passion for the sector, drive and relentless ambition is crucial to the role as is a love for sales and closing a deal.



This is an exciting time to join this agency going from strength to strength!



Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across marketing, creative and events.

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