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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EVENT SUPPLIER

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EVENT SUPPLIER

Job Title: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EVENT SUPPLIER
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: East Midlands,
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15185/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: November 24, 2016 11:22

Job Description

LG15185

Your chance to join a leading company and play a pivotal role, driving the business forward.

THE COMPANY

This well established agency are renowned for offering integrated solutions for event structures and delivery. From marquees and temporary event structures through to tiered seating, interior design and event overlay they pride themselves on quality and attention to detail. As a trusted supplier to agencies, end clients and venues they cover a range of events from sporting events and festivals through to conferences, exhibitions and corporate events.

Operating as part of a wider group, with a strong reputation in the market and a dedicated 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

  • Generating and converting leads

  • Researching and contacting new prospect businesses

  • Securing a pipeline of ongoing profitable revenue

  • Working closely with all internal departments of the business to understand clients aims and ensure all services of the business are offered and upsold

  • Booking and attending client meetings

  • Presentation preparation (including costings) and leading on pitches

  • Taking briefs

  • Networking at events and trade shows

  • Building long lasting relationships with key clients

  • Onsite attendance for events where required

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must have solid and proven background in sales combined with strong knowledge and passion for the events industry. 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. Any experience of working for an event supplier or temporary structure company would be an added benefit but is not essential for the role. Due to the nature of the role candidates must hold a full driving licence and be open to regular travel.

This is a career defining opportunity to join a first rate company 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.