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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, England
Industry:
Salary: OTE + BENEFITS
Reference: 16257/001_1528257609
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: June 06, 2018 05:00

Job Description

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Your chance to join this truly global agency and take on a pivotal role in developing the business!

THE COMPANY

With a client base that stretches across the globe, this agency offers a full spectrum of services including event delivery and business / corporate travel. With long standing relationships across multiple sectors they are industry leaders in their field, recognised for their flawless delivery.

Benefiting from being part of a well-established travel management company and with a strong dedication and focus on the development of their staff, their has never been a better time to join this leading agency!

THE ROLE

Due to continued growth and success there is now the opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join their team and drive the business forward, selling the full services of the agency across a broad range of sectors including technology, pharma, financial services and retail. A 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

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 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. Any language skills would be an added benefit but are not essential for the role.

This role has huge scope for development so candidates with the ambition to develop a team around them and drive the department forward would be ideal!

Offering an excellent working environment, fantastic commission structures and bonuses - this opportunity is one not to be missed!

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 £350 reward scheme for anyone recommended who we place!