Your chance to join a leading company and play a pivotal role, driving the business forward.
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!
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
Networking at events and trade shows
Building long lasting relationships with key clients
Onsite attendance for events where required
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!
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