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Group Business Development Manager / Director

Summary

Job Title:
Group Business Development Manager / Director
Contract type:
Permanent
Specialisms:
MarketingClient Services
Location:
London, England
Salary:
£45000 - £75000 per annum
Contact name:
David Finlay
Contact email:
davidf@dnarecruit.com
Publish date:
16/08/18

Description

An award winning full service digital agency require a business development manager / director to join their team. The agency are part of a small boutique network and a sister agency to a strategic brand innovation consultancy.

The agency partner with ambitious clients looking to put digital at the heart of their business from; human centred products, digital strategy, design & build and digital marketing.

As a Group Business Development Manager / Director you will work across both sister agencies, working closely with the sales/marketing director to develop new business strategies to expand the agencies reach and offering to ambitious global clients.

Responsibilities;

  • You will use your strong emotional intelligence and leadership capability to own the new business function. Building credible, trusted relationships with senior level stakeholders both internally and with external clients
  • Diversifying and growing the existing client portfolio by winning new business.
  • With your strong negotiation skills and strategic mindset you will work with intermediaries and run tender processes
  • Lead generation and onsite client chemistry meetings
  • Creating a new business strategy and plans, in collaboration with the wider Sales and Marketing team
  • Identify and attend relevant industry functions, events and conferences
  • Work with the Sales and Marketing Director to define standards for pitching and presentations
  • Coordinate responses to RFPs, briefs and creative less orthodox approaches

Is it you?

  • Naturally, you are excelling in your current position with a track record of sustainable billings and nurtured client relationships.
  • You may have hit a glass ceiling and now looking for an opportunity to drive an already award-winning agency into a new territory.
  • Entrepreneurial by nature, you will have strong negotiation skills and will be excited by the challenge of owning the new business function with the support of a wider leadership team
  • You will currently be working in a new business manager/director or in a client services position in a respected agency (ideally digital)
  • A deep understanding of the creative, technical and product development industries is imperative
  • You will be a natural door opener, understand the digital landscape inside out and have an extensive "black book" of contacts
  • You will have a background in working with intermediaries, running client chemistry meetings and tender processes way into the millions

BENEFITS

  • Great remuneration and package (Very competitive bonus structure)
  • Plus, your birthday off (after first year of service)
  • Contributory pension scheme (4-5% employer contribution depending on length of service)
  • Finish at 3pm on Fridays
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Medical insurance
  • Employee assistance programme (mental health, legal and tax advice, etc)
  • Free breakfast on Fridays
  • Regular free lunches and drinks to reward the successes of the team
  • Employee loans
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sick pay package
  • A fun and supportive working environment

  • Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.
  • We offer up to £250 in cash, vouchers, for any referrals who pass their probationary period, so if you know of anyone who might be interested please forward the link onto them.
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