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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - CREATIVE EVENT AGENCY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - CREATIVE EVENT AGENCY

Job Title: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - CREATIVE EVENT AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 17183_1574330570
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: nadia.j@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: November 21, 2019 10:02

Job Description

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - CREATIVE EVENTS AGENCY
MIDLANDS / LONDON
£EXCELLENT + GENEROUS OTE
NJ17183
Join the coolest agency on the scene within an exciting new business development role where you will spearhead the growth of this award winning business!
THE COMPANY
This cutting edge agency based in the Midlands is fast becoming a go-to name in the beauty and fashion sector for their work delivering and creating outstanding brand experiences, press launches and large scale complex exhibition stands. A boutique agency (bred from big agency and creative pedigrees) this team has brand experience is in their blood! They study brands, exploring how they connect with their audiences, always asking questions, searching for 'better', hunting for 'great'. They are a team of inventors, architects, technicians, performers and artists - all full of great ideas and fueled by passion.
In-house departments include creative, design, video, production, exhibitions and event logistics - their clients range from hair care to beauty and beyond and projects are delivered on a global scale! With a truly close knit team; bursting with pride to have won recent industry awards; this is a great time to join them and propel your career to new heights.
THE ROLE
This is a newly created position within a rapidly growing business to further develop on the success they have had recently - as face of the agency this role will be responsible for creating and realising the sales strategy - boosting sales and developing on-going relationships with clients.

The ideal candidate will have a love for all things hair; fashion and beauty, enabling confidence and passion when seeking new clients in these sectors. Experience in event sales, production or experiential a must due to the event portfolio being so varied.
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
* Taking the lead across new business including the strategic direction of the business
* Devising and implementing sales strategies to develop the sales pipeline
* Proactively sourcing brand new leads and identifying opportunities within the market
* Developing existing client relationships and accounts
* Carrying out meetings with clients to present credentials
* Preparing and leading on pitches and presentations
* Working closely with internal departments
* Working to mutually agreed sales targets
* Networking across the industry and attending industry events (often London)
THE CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate must have strong and proven sales experience ideally from within an event/production agency environment however other events backgrounds may be considered. Candidates must be proactive, self-motivated and hardworking individuals. Experience unearthing brand new leads and growing existing accounts are key for this role. We are also looking for team players who hold a positive and flexible approach and are able to live and breathe the brand.
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