Business Development Manager, Events - based Leeds

Posted 9 April by Sirius Executive Search

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, Events Management Company

LOCATION: Leeds

PACKAGE: £Competitive base salary plus car allowance plus commission plus benefits

Our client is an exciting Events Management and Marketing Company who are seeking a talented Business Development Manager (BDM) to support the extension and growth of the Company’s presence and reputation in the market, with a prime focus on generating new and profitable business.

Areas of Activity

  • Market and client intelligence / identification.
  • Sales development, proposals, wins and retention of events.
  • Building and managing internal relationships to achieve best service delivery and profitability.
  • Building and managing relationships with event managers/planners

Personal Qualities

  • Proven b2b sales track record in fast moving commercial environment, ideally travel.
  • Creative approach with outstanding business skills.
  • Self-starter - career orientated.
  • Confident, creative and persuasive.
  • Professional, passionate with high energy and enthusiasm.
  • Determined, persevering with strong desire to win.
  • Collaborative team player.
  • Outstanding relationship building and relationship management skills.

You do not need to have previous sales experience in Events but ideally within the corporate travel sector. This is a great company who value their employees - a fun and rewarding role!

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Negotiation
  • Sales
  • Business Travel

Application questions

Do you have previous field sales experience?
Do you have experience within the business travel industry?
Do you have a proven B2B sales success record?

Reference: 34856332

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