Business Development Manager (Social Media & Creative)

Posted By: Tyler Hoyle
Salary: £35,000 + bonus
Location: North East
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Sales & Marketing

Central Employment are working in partnership with a leading North East Social Media and Creative agency, as they look to appoint a Business Development Manager (Social Media & Creative), working alongside the senior management team to managing/driving all new business activity for the organisation.  

Purpose of the role is to:

  • Create and develop new business opportunities in line with the new business targeting strategy across Social Media, Paid Social Media and Creative.
  • Take ownership for creating sales pipeline opportunities
  • Manage opportunities from prospect research to pitch

 Role Responsibility

  • Develop, deploy and follow-up outbound prospecting campaigns, specifically for Organic & Paid Social Media services and Creative solutions
  • Review media for opportunities
  • Professionally guide prospects through the sales process
  • Mentor & develop other members of the business development team to sell
  • Project management of pitch teams to respond to RFIs and RFPs, ensuring an exceptionally high written and design standard
  • Build relationships with online marketing managers, directors and CMOs
  • Handover clients to delivery teams as part of on boarding
  • Work closely with senior leadership team to develop opportunities

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience in digital media, marketing or advertising solutions
  • Circa 3+ yrs in a new business focused role
  • An understanding of social media, creative and production and how it can  achieve client their goals & targets
  • Commercially astute and can build rapport with prospects very quickly
  • In-depth knowledge of the broader digital space
  • Personable, presentable and articulate
  • A motivated and collaborative team player who is and outstanding written and oral communicator
  • The ability to mentor junior sales staff
  • A solid track record of generating profitable business and revenue

Apply Now!

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