Business Development Manager / Account Manager

Recruiter
Wallace Hind Selection
Location
Birmingham
Posted
24 Nov 2018
Closes
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager with a passion for bringing in new business, working for one of Birmingham's most exciting and well established Brand & Communications marketing agencies. We need someone who can help us grow by going out and finding new business leads, nurture those opportunities, and hand over to our account management team who implement what we consider to be an industry leading service level. We want you to share our journey and be passionate about our culture and the type of work we create. We'll give you all the autonomy and support possible to enable you to grow and develop. Previously one of our business development manager's left to set up their own new business development agency! That's how good this opportunity is!

SALARY: £25,000 to £35,000 plus uncapped commission.

LOCATION: Birmingham

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Birmingham, Smethwick, Edgbaston, Harbourne, Moseley, Kings Heath, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Dudley, Stourbridge, Cannock, Stafford, Tamworth, West Bromwich, West Midlands

JOB SPECIFICATION: Business Development Manager / Account Manger - Brand & Communications marketing agency

This new business development role will require you work off your own initiative to implement your tried and tested telemarketing/email / research and networking techniques to generate new leads and qualified new business opportunities, and then attend briefing meetings and/or present agency credentials to mid to senior level marketing decision makers.

We are open to receiving applications from Business Development Managers who have worked within the Creative Services industry or Account Managers who want to move into Sales. Consequently, they envisage the New Business Development Manager will be responsible for the following:

· To drive forward the agency's business development programme by targeting large national organisations and a range of SMEs.
· Create lasting relationships with key stakeholders, by generating leads, attending initial meetings and pitches, and facilitating the initial handover to the relevant Account Manager.
· Implement all avenues of lead generation using a variety of business development techniques such as networking and telemarketing.
· Attend and support client meetings to showcase the agency's marketing capabilities - demonstrating passion, knowledge and commercial acumen.

This is a new position within the organisation that will work closely with the Senior Management team to strategically grow the business through extending its portfolio of clients and in tandem increasing the turnover.

REQUIREMENTS: Business Development Manager / Account Manger - Brand & Communications marketing agency

To be considered for this pivotal role in a very successful company you will have experience of selling a creative design, print, marketing or digital related service or solution to a range of different industries.

You will have an in-depth understanding of the full marketing mix and the knowledge on how to turn client briefs into award winning marketing campaigns. Overall, if you are a focused and driven lead generator who loves the thrill of the chase, then this is the ideal position for you.

THE COMPANY: Business Development Manager / Account Manger - Brand & Communications marketing agency

The company are an integrated Brand and Creative Communications agency who have been established in Birmingham for over 33 years. They are experts within their fields, and pride themselves on the knowledge and value they bring to their client's marketing campaigns. Consequently, they are looking to employ a brand new Business Development Manager / Account Manager to generate new business opportunities and help win new accounts across a range of diverse clients.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Strategic Business Developer, Account Manager, Account Director, Territory Sales, Area Sales, Creative Services, Lead Generator etc.

The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

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