BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
10 May 2018
Ref
16136/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Sector
Agency
Function
Event Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
GB16136



Fantastic opportunity to drive new business within a growing agency!



THE COMPANY



Fast becoming a leading name within the industry, this agency are becoming recognised for creating and delivering exceptional events including conferences, sport awards, sporting events and product launches. With dedicated and talented in-house teams, they provide full end-end management and as such have established an enviable client base across a variation of sectors including automotive, IT and financial throughout the UK and overseas.



With further expansion on the horizon, they are now seeking a driven Business Development Director to join their Sales team and push the agency to greater heights!



THE ROLE



As Business Development Director, you will be responsible for working with senior members to devise company objectives and sales strategies. Delving into new markets within the industry, you will be responsible for obtaining new client accounts, leading on pitches and ensure the Event Management Team deliver quality projects, overseeing exceeding the clients objectives.



Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:



Client management and development

Devising sales strategies

Identifying new prospect clients

Getting in touch with prospects to unearth new business

Meeting with clients to present credentials

Ensuring efficient tender response time

Team management

Attending networking events





THE COMPANY



The ideal candidate must have strong previous sales experience within the events sector, ideally selling the services of an event or experiential agency. Candidates must already sit at a senior level with their company and have experience of creating sales initiatives. As Business Development Director, you must have previous team management experience, be a strong communicator, well organised and dependable!



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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