Business Development Manager - Charities

Medsolve UK Limited
Northampton, UK
15 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to be working with an award winning creative agency that is looking to add to their team. On behalf of our client we are looking to speak to experienced Business Development Managers, with a working knowledge of the charities sector. The successful candidate will play a key role in developing business with charities across the UK, whilst developing client relationships.

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:-

* Identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services

* Seek out the appropriate contact in an organisation

* Generate leads and cold call prospective customers

* Communicate with customers/clients face to face or over the phone

* Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these

* Think strategically - seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business

* Work strategically - carrying out necessary planning in order to implement operational changes

* Have a good understanding of the businesses' products or services and be able to advise others about them

* Offer training and development to other members of staff as required.

* Discuss and manage promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department

* Seek ways of improving the way the business operates

* Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate

* Keep abreast of trends and changes in the business world.

My client is looking for an experienced business development manager that is at the top of their game. As a close-knit entrepreneurial team, culture and team fit is very important. The working environment is lively and fast-paced, so you'll need a good sense of humour and a strong work ethic in order to maintain a high standard of service.

In addition, you will need:

·3 - 5 years of industry experience

·Experience of working with large organisations

·To be an exceptional communicator, both verbally and in writing

·To be passionate about branding and design and keen to work with global clients

·To understand the unique requirements of working for a passionate and driven agency

·To be able to work within a team of different people and be resilient and positive in difficult situations

·Be organised, with strong attention to detail and time management skills

This is a role within a busy agency which can be demanding, so real motivation is required to thrive. Working hours will be standard office times; however, deadlines may stretch this further. If you think you've got what it takes and have the personality to match, then please contact Laura Gillespie for more details

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