Business Development Manager - (Event Tech Services)

Job Description

Excellent and truly exciting opportunity for an ambitious and experienced Business Development Manager to bring their excellent relationship building skills and events industry insight to an established and well supported event tech brand fully back on their exciting growth trajectory!

This cutting-edge and vibrant event technology services agency already has an exciting client base of global brands and high-profile corporates – they provide their clients with an industry leading tech solution to their event planning needs, supported by a knowledgeable and ‘great to work with’ Account Management team, leading the way in bringing the best tech offering to enable and empower leading corporates and brands to streamline and manage their event planning, delivery and reporting function. Fab company culture, very cool loft-style open plan Shoreditch office, talented and excited team, currently c. 60 pax.

As their new Business Development Manager you’ll be responsible for acquiring new Business customers within the UK. Your role will focus on doing the ground work to get to the RFP/tender stage with relevant corporate clients – and then working with the experienced Senior client services team (an amazing set of industry experts and personalities) to seal the deal! You’ll be using a combination of inbound and outbound sales strategies across multiple sectors to acquire new clients, using your events industry knowledge and contacts, with your engaging and pro-active business development activity. As the business development function re-establishes itself, you will have the opportunity to build a team around yourself, so this opportunity offers exciting things both short and long term!  

You’ll be creative, bright, brimming with integrity, curiosity – commercial acumen, and great to work with .. these are the qualities that define the individuals in their team. You’ll have solid experience working within a sales, business development, account management and/or client services capacity within the events industry. You will already have established client knowledge and contacts within the events industry, be used to dealing with big numbers, and senior people client side.  You could be with a more traditional event services agency, but keen to embrace the opportunities and products that a forward thinking and tech driven company can offer the industry, or already fully engaged within a more tech based event offering.  You’ll already have contacts on the client side, and have had experienced negotiating at senior level on big number deals.  You’ll have vision, you’ll have a genuine interest and excitement about the development of the events industry, and would relish being part of a genuinely exciting, growing company which offers fabulous working environment and career prospects…. We are looking for a bit of a star and someone who will bring:

  • A brilliant record of sales delivery, building client contacts and relationships
  • A Meetings & Events background – sales/bus dev/account management/client services background
  • Excellent business development strategic and operational ability – able to do the do
  • Experience working with senior level client contacts, on big number business
  • A keen ear to the ground in the events industry, an engaging and consistent ambassador for the business you represent, good client contacts/knowledge
  • Vision, and a keen interest in the opportunities that techifying within event services and planning offers client companies
  • Excitement to take on a new opportunity, and work with an amazing team
  • Able to deliver consistent business development activities and results

Back on it’s Sunday Times ‘One to Watch’ trajectory, and at an excellent time to join and really make your mark now and for the longer term this is a fabulous opportunity for an experienced, talented  Business Development professional.  Is this you????

If this sounds of interest, and matches the sort of exciting company and role that matches you, your experience, personality, interests and ambitions …. CLICK ‘APPLY’ NOW!  This is a fantastic opportunity – they are a really great company to be part of, and this is a great time to join!  Looking to interview ASAP so don’t wait, APPLY now!