Business Development Manager - Fashion and Lifestyle

16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Manager- Fashion and Lifestyle
£28,000-£35,000 (Plus OTE)

The Company
Our client is the market leading provider of online business information for the fashion industry. They provide intelligence on news, events, and contacts across the fashion world for their clients. Their clients are diverse and include; Journalists, in house PR teams, top retailers and brands. Due to team growth they are looking for a Business Development Manager to join their high performing sales team. As a Business Development Manager you will receive excellent training throughout your first few months, and as a business they are focused on developing their staff and promoting people within the business.

The Role
Working as a Business Development Manager you will identify new business opportunities through incoming enquires and developing your own network of clients. You will manage the whole sales process from initial call through to trails and ultimately closing business.
Your duties will include:
*Find out individuals business requirements and suitability to subscribe.
*Highlight tailored and specific benefits to clients
*Following up on incoming sales leads and setting up trails
*Building network through industry events, LinkedIn and industry press research
*Maintaining contact with existing clients and identify cross selling opportunities
*Liaise with content and editorial teams with up to date industry information

The ProfileAs a successful Business Development Manager you will need to have the following:
*A minimum of a years experience selling business to business - this is essential, ideally in media or business intelligence
*Good academic background, ideally degree educated
*Good work ethic and drive to succeed
*Ability to be consultative and quick thinking in approach
* An interest in Fashion and Celebrities

Apply for this role today by sending me your CV via this website. Please note all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly on: Laura Blyfield Consultant - Aspire