Business Development Manager - Exhibitions

Posted 27 November 2023
Salary£35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: + uncapped commission & car allowance
Job type Permanent
DisciplineExhibition Recruitment AgencyEvent Recruitment Agency
Contact NameCassie Capener-Warren

Job description

Remote Working (1 day per week in the Midlands) - uncapped commission - car allowance 

A unique opportunity to take on a pivotal role for a brand experience agency working with fantastic blue chip clients selling custom and bespoke exhibition stands.
This agency who are part of a wider established group are leading the way in brand experience events and were created to meeting needs of today's brand's marketers. Creating memorable experiences and pushing the boundaries of physical and digital events, they are creative, innovative and flawless in their delivery. From press launches to VIP experiences, world class congresses to global expos, this agency deliver everything from creative strategy through to production and project management.
Now at an exciting stage in their development they are now looking for an experienced BDM to come on board and help develop business within their custom build exhibition department, identifying new opportunities and bringing new clients on board. A broad role responsibilities include:
  • Proactively generating new business leads in the UK and internationally
  • Identifying new opportunities
  • Actively developing business from new clients
  • Developing business from existing clients within other divisions
  • Developing RFP’s and proposals
  • Working with internal teams and the wider business
  • Building long lasting relationships
  • Networking at events and trade shows
  • Monitoring media and trade press for potential opportunities

The ideal candidate will have a proven background in seeking out and winning business ideally gained from working within an exhibition environment with experience in stand sales. Candidates need to have a solid understanding of the events market and have experience of proactive sales techniques. Candidates must have strengths in developing relationships and identifying opportunities, as well as pitching for business.
In return you will get the chance to support in the growth of this fantastic agency at an exciting time in their development!
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