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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - AGENCY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - AGENCY

Job Title: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire, England
Industry:
Salary: OTE + BENEFITS
Reference: 16335/001_1532577604
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: July 26, 2018 05:00

Job Description

LG16335

This is a unique opportunity to join an award winning boutique event agency and take on a pivotal role in developing the business!

THE COMPANY

With a fantastic team of like minded events people this agency keeps wining new clients and growing their close knit team. With in house event logistics, live event production, communications and creative this boutique agency really is a cut above the "usual". The events they deliver are broad and include conferences, product launches, exhibitions and incentive programs - with some very large budgets and delegate numbers in the 1,000's.

With a broad portfolio of international events and clients covering sectors including technology, there has never been a better time to join this thriving independent agency

THE ROLE

Due to continued success and growth of the company they are now looking for an experienced BDM to come on board and help drive the business forward. Broad role responsibilities will include:

  • Developing sales strategy inline with business objectives

  • Actively developing business from new clients

  • Generating new leads and converting leads from marketing activities

  • Working with internal teams and the wider business

  • Identifying new opportunities

  • Developing business with existing clients and upselling

  • Developing RFP's and proposals

  • Pitching for business

  • Building long lasting relationships

  • Networking at events and trade shows

  • Line management and development of the team

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will have a proven background in seeking out and winning business ideally gained from working within an event agency environment, although other event related backgrounds will also be considered. Candidates need to have a solid understanding of the events market and have experience of creating RFP responses and proposals. Candidates must have strengths in developing relationships and identifying opportunities, as well as pitching for business. A delivery background in this area would be useful but more importantly is ability to build instant rapport and develop long term relationships with clients.

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.

Don't miss your opportunity to join this great agency - click below to apply!