BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EVENT AGENCY
COMPETITIVE + BENEFITS
Your chance to join a leading agency and take a pivotal role in developing the future of the business.
Our client is an exciting agency which brings projects to life through promotional marketing and corporate events.
With over 30 years in the events industry this privately owned agency works with blue chip clients across a broad range of industries such as automotive, retail, finance, travel, manufacturing, sports and leisure and marketing communications.
Focusing on long term relationships and exceptional delivery they produce a range of events including product launches, roadshows, ride and drives, award ceremonies, incentives and conferences throughout the UK and further afield.
Due to an increase in business both from existing accounts and additional wins they are now looking for an ambitious, passionate and proactive individual to come on board and help drive the business forward, maximising opportunities.
* Actively developing business from new clients to maximise revenue
* Managing and developing relationships to encourage spend across all areas of the business
* Researching and contacting new prospect businesses
* Lead generation and identifying new target sectors
* Booking and attending client meetings with prospects
* Taking briefs and creating proposals
* Working closely with internal teams
* Leading the pitch process, presenting credentials and ultimately securing new clients
* Liaising with suppliers and managing SLA's
* Gaining a deep understanding of client's needs through networking at events and trade shows
* Onsite attendance for events where required
The ideal candidate will currently be working for an agency and have a strong sales background with proven experience of selling event services to corporate clients. Candidates must be experienced in managing and growing accounts and associated revenue, with excellent commercial awareness.
Strong client facing skills are key as is the ambition and hunger to develop new business. A background of event delivery would be beneficial and candidates must be confident at presenting to a senior level.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join a highly regarded agency where results are recognised and rewarded.
Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across experiential, 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.
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to become part of dynamic event agency and lead on an exciting range of global events!
With a particular focus on the automotive sector, this growing event agency have long standing relationships with each of their clients enabling them to deliver outstanding projects every time through out the globe!
This vibrant agency boasts strengths in a range of events including product launches, exhibitions, brand experiences, product launches, incentives and roadshows to name a few.
They are now seeing an experienced Event Manager to join their talented team! This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading automotive brands where you will manage a diverse range of large scale global projects.
As Event Manager, you will be responsible for managing a wide range of innovative events from brief through to on site delivery with responsibilities including:
End to end event management
Initial brief taking
Proposal creation and pitch
Venue searching, including effective negotiation
Supplier selection and management
Liaising with internal teams to ensure project briefs are followed accurately
Full event logistics including delegate registration
Budget management and reconciliation
On-site event management including managing suppliers and freelancers onsite
Candidates must have agency experience and have a proven background of delivering both UK and international events from concept to completion, including full budget reconciliation. Exposure to a broad range of events would be highly beneficial however we are looking for candidates who are naturally innovative and have the creative flair to think outside the box, making each event as unique as the last! Candidates operating at Senior Event Manager level will also be considered!
If you want to join a fabulous agency team where you will be fully supported and can really start to expand your experience working on some of the biggest premium automotive events out there then this is the role for you.
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.
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