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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - AGENCY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - AGENCY

Job Title: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Sussex, West Sussex
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 14926/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: June 24, 2016 05:00

Job Description

LG14926

Fantastic earning potential for an experienced senior sales professional within a cutting edge agency!

THE COMPANY

With over 40 years' experience behind them, this agency have gone from strength to strength. Initially starting as a traditional AV company they have now grown their portfolio to include live event production and event technology allowing them to operate as a full service event agency. Working both with agencies and directly with end clients they have a solid client base of leading global brands spanning sectors including healthcare, financial services and automotive. Focusing heavily on client messaging and communication they offer digital and online solutions to delegate and audience participation, creating innovative and interactive events. From creative design and on-site technical delivery through to event production and post-event support you will be sure to get exceptional service and unique ideas from this forward thinking agency.

This is a great opportunity to take a leading role in a forward thinking and growing agency. With a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package this is an opportunity not to be missed!

THE ROLE

Due to continued growth and ambitious growth plans there is now an exciting opportunity for a strong Business Development Manager to come on board and drive new business forward. Joining the company as a crucial senior member of the team, you will be promoting the broad range of services this agency offer with responsibilities including:

*Identifying and targeting new business opportunities
*Working closely with management to ensure sales strategies are in line with the marketing of the business
*Identifying growth opportunities within existing accounts
*Proactively generating, following up and converting sales leads
*Securing a pipeline of ongoing profitable revenue
*Booking client meetings and presenting credentials
*Nurturing and growing key client relationships
*Keeping up to date with industry trends and reporting back on these
*Attending industry networking events to meet new contacts and generate business

The ideal candidate will be a natural at consultative selling and hold a deep understanding of the corporate events market, combined with experience within an event or technical production agency. A proven track record of developing relationships and identifying and winning business is essential and candidates must have figures to support this. Candidates must be commercially aware, client facing and have proven experience in leading pitches.

This is a career defining opportunity to join a first rate agency in a senior position where you will be given the freedom to excel in a progressive, supportive and forward thinking environment - and be financially rewarded for your success!

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.

Alternatively - forward this role onto someone in your network and take advantage of our £250 reward scheme for anyone recommended who we place!

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