Business Development Director - branding - leisure, retail, media

London (Central), London (Greater)
£65-85k+ dependent on experience
20 Apr 2022
20 May 2022
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The Agency

This strategic creative branding agency has an enviable reputation for strategic and creative excellence, and, as a result, works with some of the most successful consumer brands in leisure, retail and media. The agency has worked with and transformed some of the most iconic brands, working across brand creation, brand repositioning and identity to brand campaigns and digital. 

They’re a lively team, passionate about what they do. They have attitude and a sense of humour. They are smart, creative, successful and... busy!

Business Development Director – the role

The team is now looking for a driven individual who understands how to build a healthy pipeline of leads, to unlock exciting new opportunities and to establish a company profile that drives growth. You’ll bring boundless energy that engages clients and teams alike. You’ll have an always-on attitude and thrive on seeking out opportunities and creating new connections. You’ll maintain high standards for how the agency presents themselves to the world.

The agency already has an exciting and evolving strategy in play. It has an incredible portfolio to work with. It offers a brilliant opportunity for the right person to drive and supercharge this area of the business, but also to shape the role in a way that best plays to their strengths.

Business Development Director – main tasks 

  • Play a central role in creating, engaging, and overseeing opportunities with new client leads that the team would love to work with
  • Work with internal teams to convert these leads into real projects
  • Collaborate with strategic and creative voices within the agency to utilise superb work and insights to open up more opportunities
  • Engage with the senior teams to use their connections and networks to support creating and converting leads
  • Utilise all channels to help with this agenda – helping to maintain and optimise the website, SEO, content and PR (working with partners as needed)
  • Contribute to marketing ideas and activities in building the agency profile to drive awareness and ultimately growth

Business Development Director – personality 

  • Positive, energised and determined
  • Able to drive the continuous momentum of our new biz activity and be hands-on when needed
  • Proactive and results-driven
  • Ambitious for yourself and for your team
  • Able to navigate senior relationships with clients and team members alike

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