Business Development Manager - Events - Up to £38K Basic

On Target Recruitment
£35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
14 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

* The Company is an extremely well known Distribution and Hire Company providing high quality Lighting, Audio/Visual and Electrical solutions to the Entertainment and Events Sector
* With over 35 years of experience within the industry, the Company have recently rebranded to provide a breath of fresh air and excitement to the market
* Over the last few years the Company has grown considerably, and it is targeting a turnover of nearly £10Million for 2017
* Due to their significant growth, there are always opportunities for the right individuals to progress into more senior roles within the business
* It is well known that the Company train all staff to a very high standard and look after the team through development and promotion

The Role:

* This is a home based role, where you will be selling the company's Events and Production services, as well and the hire and purchase of their Lighting, Audio Visual and Rigging equipment
* Whilst this is a National role, more than half of your time will be spent in and around London, with the rest of your time spent across the UK
* As a Business Development Manager, you will be selling to Creative Agencies and Marketing Agencies that organise networking events requiring Lighting, Audio/Visual and Electrical equipment, as well as planning and staff
* Whilst you will inherit a large amount of existing accounts, you will be expected to increase the spend of these accounts, as well as bring on similar amounts of new business
* You will be expected to attend a large amount of Networking Events in the role to building relationships with the relevant companies and contacts

The Ideal Person:

* Ideally, you will have previous experience selling similar products to Agencies and have existing relationships in place
* The company is open to seeing candidates from Marketing and Creative agencies that would purchase these sorts of products and services, provided you have the relationships in place to generate new business quickly
* If you have previous experience within this industry before and are looking to get into a sales role, this may be the perfect opportunity for you
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential in the role as you will be communicating with people across all levels
* You will be a driven and passionate individual, looking for a long and rewarding career in a supportive company

Consultant: Daniel Higgins

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

On Target Recruitment is one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies. Our consultants specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Medical, and Business Solutions sectors. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.