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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EVENT AGENCY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EVENT AGENCY

Job Title: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EVENT AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15171/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: November 12, 2016 10:44

Job Description

LG15171

Your chance to play a pivotal role within this award winning boutique agency!

THE COMPANY

Covering a range of events from corporate conferences through to international incentives this agency are renowned for exceptional delivery and flawless execution! With an established base of clients covering sectors including sectors including financial services, insurance and media they have ambitious plans for the future!

With a strong reputation in the market and a close knit team of passionate individuals this is a great opportunity not to be missed!

THE ROLE

Due to continued growth across the company there is now an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to come on board and drive new business forward. A broad role your responsibilities will include:

  • Actively developing business from new clients

  • Understanding the businesses strengths and identifying targets clients

  • Working closely with the Sales Director to identify new leads and opportunities

  • Working closely with the Account Director to support with opportunities within existing accounts

  • Converting opportunities

  • Weekly reporting on sales pipeline

  • Presentation preparation

  • Booking and attending client meetings and taking accurate briefs

  • Networking at events and trade shows

  • Building long lasting relationships with key clients

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will be a natural at consultative selling and hold a deep understanding of the corporate events market, ideally gained form working within an agency environment. Extensive knowledge of both UK and overseas markets is essential and any exposure to selling and / or delivering conferences and incentives would be an added benefit. 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 and taking briefs. Due to the nature of the role candidates must be open to both UK and international travel.

This is a career defining opportunity to join a first rate agency where you will be given the freedom to excel in a progressive, supportive and forward thinking environment!

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.