Business Development Manager

Posted 13 March by Unboxed

Unboxed is a digital product agency, and team of agile pioneers, with 13+ years of experience in delivering end-to-end digital products and services.

We are on the lookout for a London-based Business Development Manager who has the skills, experience and passion to help Unboxed improve lives with digital technology.

Within the last twelve months we have worked with our customers to:

  • Create a new service to support long-term patients away from hospital
  • Improve housing systems across Lewisham and Hackney
  • Create a product that allows drivers to charge their electric vehicles from an on-street lamppost
  • Explore how communities in South London can become more resilient
  • Improve digital services across Public Health England
  • Open engagement between States of Jersey and its citizens


You will be working closely with the others in the business to:

  • Introduce new customers who share our vision and values and have a need for our services
  • Maintain positive relationships with our existing customers to understand their current and future needs
  • Secure projects that allow us to grow and sustain our business, whilst having a positive influence on society

We are growing Unboxed. We are looking for new team members who care about people, who add to our community and diversify our thought.

Some of the key activities within this role
  • Research and monitoring to keep abreast of events and opportunities
  • Engaging people through direct communication, social media and special events
  • Attending industry events to promote Unboxed and make new connections
  • Maintaining relationships through regular meetings and information sharing
  • Generating content such as blogs, case studies and articles
  • Shaping proposals and presentations to secure suitable projects
  • Following project delivery to share stories and experience with the wider landscape
  • Contributing to the Unboxed organisational strategy

Some of the skills we're looking for

These are the types of skills that we’d expect an Unboxed Business Development Manager to have (but if there's anything you can't do yet, we will help you learn):

  • An instinct and passion for the role, with 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • A strong belief in the principles of user-centred design and agile delivery
  • The ability to quickly establish rapport and credibility with senior people
  • A people-centred approach, maintaining relationships through engagement, connection and trust
  • Exceptional communication skills based on openness and transparency
  • Effective decision making, both independently and with others
  • A willingness to learn by doing and adapt to new challenges
  • Self-management and organisation through establishing effective processes

Nice-to-have
  • Mentoring skills to support and grow with others
  • A well-established network of contacts in relevant positions
  • Public sector experience, especially with the Government Digital Service standard
  • Thought leadership in the broader community

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Digital Services
  • Maintaining Relationships
  • Sales
  • Agile Methodologies

Application question

Do you have previous business development / sales experience?

Reference: 37499647

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