Head of Business Development

Job Type:
Permanent
AED Salary Range:
Any
Salary Description:
Up to £40000 per annum + Commission
Sector:
Commercial Conferences
Region:
UK
Location:
City of London
Posted:
03/07/2019
Recruiter:
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:
VH/011355

The UK subsidiary of a major international media and events company who worldwide, employ over 1,230 staff are now seeking a head of business developement for their London office. You will be part of a dynamic, friendly and rapidly growing B2B subscription publisher and professional training company. Its magazines and other information publications, together with its range of conferences, seminars and digital professional training, are widely used by schools, care homes, charities, Early Years settings and dentists, among others.
Head of Business Development

Key responsibilities

* To oversee and grow a sales team with the responsibility for revenue generation across the department
* To sell sponsorship packages for our conferences and advertising space in our magazines/online portals to new and existing clients
* To account-manage your own advertisers and sponsors to ensure they receive outstanding service and value for money
* To suggest and implement modifications and improvements that will help to streamline the sales process, including sharing best practice.
* To contribute towards the operational organisation of exhibitions, including liaison with exhibitors prior to the event
* To work alongside product managers and conference producers to develop new propositions and to come up with effective sales strategies for these new products
* To oversee the sales team with responsibility for revenue across the department

Desired skills and attributes

* At least five years sales experience
* A proven track record in growing sponsorship revenue and driving sales in new markets
* Ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks, roles and priorities, to work under pressure and prepared to focus all efforts to meet deadlines and see projects through
* Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence senior level decision makers
* Highly organised and logical, able to tackle several simultaneous projects.

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Verdi Hall
Email:

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