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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Job Title: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 16148/001_1523352852
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: georgia.b@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: April 10, 2018 10:34

Job Description

GB16148

Your chance to become part of a growing event agency within a new business development role and sell across their exciting portfolio of events services!

THE COMPANY

This boutique event agency is fast becoming one of the leading names in the industry!

With a key focus on creating close knit client relationships through the delivery of exceptional events, they have established an enviable client base. Working across various sectors including FMCG, manufacturing and retail, their events portfolio can be anything from product launches and incentives through to conferences and large scale exhibitions based throughout the UK and overseas, as well as some corporate hospitality and sports focused events.

THE ROLE

Due to their on-going success and exciting growth strategy, they are now seeking a Business Development Manager to join their talented team. This is an exciting chance to work closely with the Directors of the agency and drive forward their sales plan targeting a range of new and lapsed clients.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying new prospect clients

  • Getting in touch with prospects to unearth new business

  • Meeting with clients to present credentials

  • Building a pipeline of opportunities

  • Taking event briefs and creating solutions for proposals

  • Pitching for new event business

  • Working towards set sales targets

  • Attending networking and industry events

  • Developing new accounts within the business

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate must have previous sales experience within the events sector, ideally selling the services of an agency to a corporate client base, and a proven track record. A passion for the sector, drive and relentless ambition is crucial to the role as is a love for sales and closing a deal.

This is an exciting time to join this agency going from strength to strength!

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