BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EVENT AGENCY

Location
Leicester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Jan 2019
Closes
02 Feb 2019
Ref
16579/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
LG16579



This is a unique opportunity to join an award winning boutique event agency and take on a pivotal role in developing the business!



THE COMPANY



Working with a broad base of established clients this boutique agency prides itself on exceptional delivery and repeat business. Providing full event management and production, they work across a wide range of industry sectors delivering events including conferences, press launches, awards ceremonies and incentive programmes both in the UK and internationally.



With a broad portfolio of both UK and international events you will be working with some of the best in the business on some high profile events for premium clients. With wonderful offices and a supportive team environment this is an opportunity not to be missed!



THE ROLE



Due to continued growth, a new opportunity has now been created for an experienced Business Development Manager to come on board and drive the business forward. A broad role responsibilities include:



Developing sales strategy inline with business objectives

Actively developing business from new clients

Generating new leads

Working with internal teams and the wider business

Identifying new opportunities

Developing RFP's and proposals

Pitching for business

Building long lasting relationships

Networking at events and trade shows

Line management and development of the team



THE CANDIDATE



The ideal candidate will have a proven background in seeking out and winning business ideally gained from working within an event agency environment, although other event related backgrounds will also be considered. Candidates need to have a solid understanding of the events market and have experience of creating RFP responses and proposals. Candidates must have strengths in developing relationships and identifying opportunities, as well as pitching for business. A delivery background in this area would be useful but more important is the ability to build instant rapport and develop long term relationships with clients.



In return they offer the chance to join a thriving boutique agency in a senior level position where you can really utilise your experience and make a difference.



Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. 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



Alternatively - forward this role onto someone in your network and take advantage of our £350 reward scheme for anyone recommended who we place!

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