Business Development Manager
We are looking for a business development manager to join a successful & growing independent healthcare & pharma agency, who have experienced 20 years of year on year growth.
This healthcare market research & consulting agency is one of the largest in the world, with 90% of their work being international, working with the biggest names in pharma. They have an excellent reputation amongst their clients with 91% recommending their work better than competitors. They have offices in London, Europe, the US & Asia and have 5 live roles to fill in the London office, these are all new roles within the business.
The business has remained incredible resilient throughout the current crisis, no one has been made redundant, furloughed or had to reduce hours and they’re ahead of monthly sales targets. They have an established volume and pipeline for the next 6months so need to bring more people in.
This role sits in the business development and marketing team. Reporting to a director you’ll manage a senior business development executive and be hands-on with sales campaigns, responding to inbound leads, use prospecting and qualifying strategies to reach out to new leads, you’ll be involved in growing the value of current clients and setting up and attending sales meetings. The role involves working across therapy areas selling ad hoc full-service research projects.
Previous pre-sales / sales experience within the market research sector.
You'll either have worked in a full-service research agency or a panel/data company.
Ideally, you will have experience selling to pharma/healthcare clients. If not they would like candidates to hold a life sciences degree or a genuine passion for the pharma/healthcare space.
They are a high energy team who are passionate about the sector. There’s a good focus on professional development with regular salary reviews & career plans for each individual. The team are all working remotely and plan to keep this in place for a good while to come. Towards the end of the year, it may be a case of being in the office 2-3 days a week.