We’re hiring! Business Development Executive

We are recruiting a Business Development Executive to support the new business and marketing activity of the agency, working directly with the CEO/owner and the Senior Account Director.
Your role is to identify and help us engage with new clients, where we feel there is a great fit and they will value our services. Our clients range from Aston Martin to niche premium brands and our work includes stunning publications, designing websites and executing marketing campaigns.
Based in the heart of vibrant Spitalfields, London, this is a varied, interesting role. We are looking for a switched-on, can-do team player, with a hunger to learn and succeed.

3 Jan 2020

by webmaster

Role & responsibilities:

  • Build the pipeline of qualified leads for the agency through channels such as LinkedIn, email, existing network of contacts, campaigns, phone, social media and events
  • Research potential new clients in relevant sectors, especially in luxury and premium brand sectors and identify senior decision makers within the client organisations
  • Arrange appointments with potential clients for the CEO/senior managers and follow up throughout the process
  • Achieve the lead generation targets set quarterly
  • Prepare briefing notes for CEO/senior managers before meetings
  • Implement email marketing campaigns and print campaigns
  • Manage the social media activity for the agency
  • Maintain a marketing dashboard on key metrics and report weekly vs. KPIs
  • Manage and develop our CRM database
  • Prepare case studies, credentials, presentations, PR communications and marketing collateral
  • Support on pitches
  • Support in organising agency and client events
  • Attend relevant networking/PR events
  • Admin support and diary management for CEO
  • Admin support for advertising sales team on ad hoc basis
  • General office support when needed

What we are looking for: 

  • Some experience in a marketing/ business development/sales role
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, especially phone and email, including perfect written English
  • A commercial mindset, a creative thinker, loves building relationships
  • Excellent working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel – basic design skills a bonus
  • A flair for copywriting (we’re a content agency after all)
  • Attention to detail, super-organised, tenacious
  • Proactive, with high energy, can-do attitude; a willingness to pitch in, no matter how responsible or menial the task
  • A thirst for knowledge, a passion for marketing and sales, and a desire to progress
  • A basic understanding of different marketing channels
  • Knowledge of or interest in the luxury sector a bonus
  • A BA (Hons) Degree

Salary £23-26k depending on experience, and benefits including:

  • Commission structure based on agency achievement of new business sales through lead generation
  • 25 Days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Friendly office culture
  • Office perks Include Cake Fridays (with liquid refreshments) and occasional social events
  • Gym on site
 

Please send your CV with covering letter to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Business Development Executive application‘.

Please note that due to the volume of applications only successful candidates will be contacted. We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, gender reassignment, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.

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