New Business Manager

  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Job Reference: R/043992

A global design consultancy is on the look out for a talented Senior Manager to join their Business Development team

The role is very diverse, calling for someone with experience in prospect development, proposal writing, and pitching

As part of the role you will be required to work with everyone in the agency, from the most junior to very senior, so it is important for you to be able to manage up and down, as well as being able to read a room and think on your feet

The ideal candidate will need to be flexible and forward thinking, proactive and solutions focused, calm under pressure and a team player

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

Relationship building with potential prospects, existing client, and lapsed clients

Collaborate with the strategy team, and the executive leadership team to create and write tailored responses to RFPs / RFI’s, a pitch briefs

Support the client service team in farming existing accounts

Work with PR Agency/Consultant to deliver press coverage for the agency in line with the PR and Marketing Strategy. Exercise creative and strategic thinking to ensure the agency is in the most relevant publications and seen to be one of the best branding and design agencies globally

Collaborate with wider team to ensure we enter all award winning work into appropriate award ceremonies and categories. Working with the studio and strategy team to write the entries, and co-ordinate the events themselves

Read industry and business publications/website/social feeds to maintain awareness of breaking news relevant to existing or prospective clients

Managing the client contact database and a pipeline / status document

Develop strong relationships with your immediate team, the agency in London, and key people across the network

Role-specific skills required:

Strong interpersonal skills

An ability to read situations and respond accordingly

Ability to flex working style

A growth mindset

Excellent writing skills

Creative and strategic thinking

The successful candidate will be positive, resourceful, solutions focused and detail orientated with a strong work ethic. Keen to play a key role within an ambitious team, and a fun agency with a real family feel

What an opportunity!

Pls send CV’s to [email protected]

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