Business Development Manager at infogr8 (April 2016, London)
February 5, 2016
Title: Business Development Manager Job Start: 1st April 2016 Status: Full-time Salary: Competitive Location: Clerkenwell, London
Role This role is for an experienced Business Development Manager with proven marketing/comms experience. You see the opportunity in the ‘content marketing’ and ‘visual data’ market and thrive on a challenge. This role is suited to an ambitious and talented individual and offers the right person an opportunity to join a dynamic agency and make the role their own. This individual will need to be self- motivated, relishing in a solo role but working well with a team of talented specialists who are passionate about our offering.
Reporting to the Director, create & execute a business development strategy.
To oversee all agency marketing elements – website blog posts, twitter, LinkedIn comms.
Create case studies for content programs, large projects & product solutions.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of our products and services and successfully communicate these to the market place across a cross section of industries.
Develop new business leads across prospective clients for our products and services over the phone and face to face: Development of web / walk in opportunities o Development of intermediary opportunities o Development of RFI / Tender opportunities
Maintain an accurate pipeline and report delivery to track prospects from cold, warm to hot leads
Development of new business pitch opportunities
Proven innovative strategies & appropriate new methods of gaining attention from prospects
Actively up-to-date with industry knowledge & report to team as relevant e.g. competitor analysis
Nurture relationships with prospects
Identify and capitalise on trends, events, topical / seasonal lead activities
Develop and maintain excellent up to date knowledge of the PR, marketing and communications marketplace
Organise awards schedule and support award submission process
Contribute to the internal vision and goals of the business by participating in projects that benefit the company.
Any ad hoc duties as required by the company
Marketing or media related degree or equivalent experience & awareness.
Proven experience of working in an agency environment (ideally digital media).
Proven experience of winning and closing new clients.
Strong track record of performance in previous sales roles.
Be a great networker/have a strong network.
Hungry and ambitious self-starter able to take the ball and run with it on any given project.
Convincing speaker & negotiator with experience in speaking with Senior members / with authority.
An inspiration to your colleagues, you’ll have passion and a commitment to getting things done.
Excellent communication & writing skills.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Excellent word, excel & PowerPoint/Keynote skills.
Being likeable / easy to work with internally.
Excellent organisation of own time and workload.
A passion for digital, new platforms & technology.
Team-player: flexible and challenging with the ability to remain calm under pressure
This job description is not intended to cover everything that will be expected of you but rather to act as a guide and you may be required to get involved in other and reasonable ad hoc projects.
If you love the integrated world of data, design, content and think you have what it takes; please forward your resume and cover letter telling us why you think you’re the right person to fit alongside the infogr8 team.