Business Growth Manager Posted 4 months ago - Expired 2 months ago
Business Growth Manager - Sheffield
Role: Business Growth Manager
Salary: Up to £35K DOE + commission
Our client is an award winning integrated marketing agency.
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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