Jefferson Talent Group
Do you excel at Business Development and come from an agency background where you have solid experience working on large scale brand and positioning projects as well as on large full-service advertising accounts?
Do you want an opportunity to drive a progressive and rapidly growing agency to new heights? This is your chance!
Our client, a well respected full service independent agency that has been around for over 20 years who works with both B2C and B2C clients across sectors that include Entertainment, Sport, Education and Pharma, with 70 staff spread across offices in London, Dublin and Belfast, is looking for a Business Development Director who is a self-starter by nature, with strong commercial acumen, excellent negotiation skills and passionate about the creative industry to be the face of the agency and first point of contact for all prospective clients.
With their current growth modelled around large format/full-service recurring revenue clients that gives great strength and stability to the agency, this key role for the agency is to maintain the current successful approach to new business wins over the last 12-18 months with the aim of becoming the UK’s biggest independent brand marketing agency in 3 years.
Here you will devise new and innovative ways to approach new clients as well as attend events to target prospective business.
As a trusted and knowledgeable advisor, you will also nurture existing client relationships and identify new opportunities to support them.
This role will be based in the London office and reports to the MD and is supported by a Business Executive.
You will have a party “lead generation” contact to supply you with certain large-scale BD leads for consideration, even though organic leads and prospecting is equally as important.
Our client is offering a competitive salary of £65 -70k plus bonus and performance related appraisals as well as benefits that include some aspects of post pandemic flexi working hours (subject to agreement), Workplace pension, 33-34 days annual leave including Bank Holidays, great office working environment and facilities, regular trips to Belfast HQ to develop and maintain a deeper understanding of the business and prospective clients, all expenses paid for all BD related trips and travel, regular fun team outings and get-togethers, cycle to work scheme to purchase a new bike is available and access to an in-house benefits scheme which offers discounts to major retail stores, an online GP service as well as various gym membership discounts.
If this is you, please do get in touch with me, Ivy Farrell, by clicking on the apply button below and attaching your latest CV.