Business Development Manager

Recruiter
The Drum
Location
Swindon
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
17 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager orSenior Account Manager / Account Director with a love of new businessdevelopment to join a thriving creative design agency based Birmingham!This is a newly created position with an agency that has solid year onyear growth and is looking to step this up with the key appointment of aBusiness Development Manager. The agency are b2b focused and work withan array of high profile clients within a variety of sectors from globalmultinationals to specialist SMEs.Within this role you will be responsible for the full sales cycle; fromidentifying new leads and developing a target strategy to pitching andpresenting to new clients developing strong long term relationships.Key responsibilities: Working with Directors to create a new business strategy and target clients Sourcing new leads through cold calling, networking, social media andattending events Developing excellent relationships with potential clients andmaintaining these throughout the sales cycle Managing the pitch process and attending meetings with prospectiveclients, providing extensive insight and advice in relation to theirstrategic objectives Meeting with clients to take design briefs, managing these throughdesign and project management teams and presenting back to the clientThey are looking for a candidate who has: Solid business development / sales experience within an agencyenvironment developing business at a senior stakeholder level. Whilstintegrated agency experience would be great, they are really open tocandidates from marketing, digital, design, creative, comms agencybackgrounds. You could also be a Senior Account Manager or AccountDirector with exytensive new business development experience looking tospecialisw in that area. A tenacious attitude and ability to get stuck in; generating leads,making calls, arranging meetings and pitching and presenting.This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving full service agencyat a point where they are investing heavily in their sales functionoffering their new recruit a great package aswell as the longer termopportunity to grow and develop their seniority within the business.This agency is based in central Birmingham and is easily commutable bypublic transport and car from across the West Midlands - Warwickshire,Birmingham, Redditch, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Leamington Spa,Coventry, Worcester, Wolverhampton.This really is a really exciting opportunity - if you think this couldbe the role for you and would like to know more or have a confidentialchat, please send through your CV today!Business Development Manager, Integrated agency, Birmingham, 24,000 -40,000 (plus commission, car/car allowance) - provided by Dice B2B, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CREATIVE DESIGN, PROJECT MANAGEMENT