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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - GLOBAL EVENT AGENCY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - GLOBAL EVENT AGENCY

Job Title: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - GLOBAL EVENT AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16860/003_1562250995
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: sabrina.p@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: July 04, 2019 15:36

Job Description

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - GLOBAL EVENT AGENCY
LONDON
£EXCELLENT + BENEFITS

SP16860

Use your event sales experience in this award-winning agency global agency!

THE COMPANY

Our client is a well-established, award-winning global brand experience agency.

With dedicated creative, design, event logistics, technical and production teams they deliver conferences, product launches and experiential projects worldwide.

Working closely with each client they first develop a killer creative idea and develop it into an exciting, engaging and cutting edge event!

THE ROLE

Due to an increase in business both from existing accounts and additional wins they are now looking for an ambitious, passionate and proactive individual to come on board and help drive the business forward, maximising opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

Actively developing business from new clients to maximise revenue
Managing and developing relationships to encourage spend across all areas of the business
Researching and contacting new prospect businesses
Lead generation and identifying new target sectors
Booking and attending client meetings with prospects
Taking briefs and creating proposals
Working closely with internal teams
Leading the pitch process, presenting credentials and ultimately securing new clients
Liaising with suppliers and managing SLA's
Gaining a deep understanding of client's needs through networking at events and trade shows
Onsite attendance for events where required

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will currently be working for an agency and have a strong sales background with proven experience of selling event services to corporate clients. Candidates must be experienced in managing and growing accounts and associated revenue, with excellent commercial awareness.

Strong client facing skills are key as is the ambition and hunger to develop new business. A background of event delivery would be beneficial and candidates must be confident at presenting to a senior level.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join a highly regarded agency where results are recognised and rewarded.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across experiential, 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.