Business Development and Marketing Executive

Black Sun Plc
London (Central)
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you interested in joining an award winning corporate communications consultancy, working with some of the world’s largest international companies? And are you looking to join a fun, highly ambitious, fast-growing agency based in a beautiful Palace? Then this could be the job for you!

We are looking for an ambitious and highly motivated Business Development Executive to join our growing team here at Black Sun. You’ll need to have experience working in a similar role, have strong communication skills with the ability to build internal and external relationships (so a friendly persona is essential!), a calm disposition (someone who thrives working in a busy environment), as well as a can-do attitude and a sense of fun (we like to work with people we actually like to spend time with!).

Your main responsibilities will include:

-Responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects, profiling prospective clients and maintaining the sales and marketing database

-Assist with organising the company’s events programme (we do lots!)

-Support the coordination and delivery of the Company’s yearly mailing programmes

-Support the successful conception of all promotional material

-Generate new business leads through internal research

-Prepare new business documentation and information packs

-Keep up to date with developments in our industry

Required qualifications and experience:

-Degree level qualification (or equivalent), preferably in marketing

-Demonstrable experience with new business/lead generation activities within an agency or B2B environment

-Demonstrable experience managing events would be advantageous

-Familiar with Microsoft Office packages and contact database systems

-Excellent writing, editing and proof reading skills are essential

-Knowledge of the corporate communications industry would be advantageous

What’s in it for you?

-An impressive client list; you’ll have the chance to create long lasting professional relationships with senior members of large multinational companies

-Growth; at Black Sun we have a dedicated team who work towards developing our people. In addition to regular performance reviews, everyone also receives personal development plans

-Training; As leaders within corporate communications, you will have the opportunity to work with, and learn from, industry leading professionals. We also offer both internal and external training programmes

-Recognition; we celebrate the great work our employees undertake through rapid promotion opportunities, awards and public thank you’s

-A fun and friendly work community; You will have the chance to join a fresh, supportive and friendly culture and work with open minded, non-hierarchal and forward thinking people

-Socials; A true Black Sunner is a social butterfly, whether it be sports activities, Bake Offs, the Christmas party or just Friday night socials. And did we mention breakfast every Friday morning?!

-Travel; in time you may have the opportunity to travel whilst working with our increasing international client base

-Benefits; we offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, a discretionary bonus scheme, 22 days holidays (as well as a holiday loyalty scheme) and remote working opportunities

-You can tell your friends you work in a palace!!

A bit more about us:

Founded in 1991, Black Sun is an internationally recognised, market leading independent stakeholder communications specialist. Headquartered in London and offices in Singapore, we are a trusted partner for large blue-chip clients from the UK Europe, Russia South East Asia and China. Our purpose is to help companies tell their corporate story in a way that makes them more trusted and valued in the eyes of their stakeholders.

Black Sun is blessed by having a unique and very supportive culture created by our very talented, friendly and diverse workforce made up of over 20 different nationalities. We are all bound together by our shared values and genuine desire to make a difference and be fulfilled in what we do. We are a close community who like to work hard but also know how to enjoy life! But don’t take our word for it, come and see for yourself!

If you think you’ve got what it takes to work at Black Sun, then we’d love to hear from you!