Business Development Manager
Posted 5 months ago - Expired 3 months ago

Sheffield, South Yorkshire,
Permanent Full Time
£25000 to £35000

Business Development Manager - Sheffield

Role: Business Growth Manager

Salary: Up to £35K DOE + commission

Location: Sheffield

Our client is an award winning integrated marketing agency.

The role:

Responsible for developing, leading and implementing the business growth strategy to enable the company to grow, thrive and maintain a healthy financial position within the marketplace.
This will be achieved by working in collaboration with the Director to ensure that business growth activities are aligned to corporate objectives and developing strategic proposals that will make the company successful and increase revenue.
The Director of Strategy is also expected to understand and execute expansion tactics and meet financial targets; they will also have a key role in marketing the company and supporting the strategic positioning of the company.
The role involves line managing a team of two business development specialists.

Specific areas of responsibility include:

 Identifying new strategic business opportunities, agree appropriate response with Director and take appropriate action
 Creating opportunities to meet with existing and prospective clients/commissioners
 Building on relationships with existing clients commissioning work from the company with a view to securing further business
 Developing and supporting the implementation of business development/growth activities through the development of an internal team dedicated to business development, marketing and business growth activities
 Securing new business
 Maintaining extensive knowledge of current and future potential market characteristics and conditions
 Where appropriate, prepare written responses to tenders, contribute to the completion of application processes, prepare pitch presentations and deliver pitch presentations
 Preparing regular management reports detailing new business, repeat business and opportunities to promote services in new markets
 Actively contributing to company marketing initiatives, identifying new opportunities, ensuring marketing is delivered and on track and highlighting where areas for development are greatest

The successful candidate:

Will have business development/account management experience within a creative/marketing agency. At your core you will be a marketing expert, able to consult and advise clients on strategy and suitable options available to them. You'll be a confident relationship builder both face to face and over the telephone and comfortable driving growth through a sales strategy tailored to existing and new clients.

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