Business Director, Consulting and Research - Sports

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £90,000
Posted
30 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Nov 2018
Ref
mcbdrc
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Research & Insight
Sector
B2C, Sport
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Business Director to start their own research and consulting arm within a Global sports agency with both support from the UK and US offices.

The agency is a globally focused, full-service sports marketing agency covering consulting, marketing communications, PR, media, events and research.

As a market leader in the US the agency is bringing its consulting and research capabilities to the UK and is looking for someone to spearhead this offering.

As Business Director you will be responsible for developing and managing event marketing research business in the UK market utilizing the US parent’s position as a market leader in that territory as well as its established suite of products. The US team will offer heavy support in implementation of projects as well as in sales pitches. The UK team’s business development resources will also help develop leads.

Your responsibilities as Business Director will be to identify and develop prospects, network and pitch. Work with the US based project management team as a point of contact for the UK market, build client relationships and organically grow and renew business.

To be considered for the role of Business Director you will have extensive experience within market research agency experience in an account management and/or business development role.

You will have the ability to deliver marketing driven insights in written and oral formats.

Ideally you will be working within the sports research marketing space otherwise an interest in this market will be key.

You will be an entrepreneurial/self-starter, with strong problem solving and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently and collaboratively within team environment.

If this sounds like your next role please get in touch today!

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