Have you got huge potential? Do you have both sales experience and a solid understanding of marketing?

If so, are you ready to become a Business Development Manager for Shropshire’s leading marketing agency?

Overview

Reporting directly to the MD, you will work alongside the marketing team and be responsible for developing existing client growth and seeking new business opportunities. You will play a vital role in the development of revenue growth for the agency, focussing primarily on Shropshire and the Midlands region, helping the business deliver against an exciting and ambitious vision.

This is an excellent opportunity for a sales-focused marketing professional to join a well-established and exciting marketing agency.

Who we are

Established in 2009, Reech is fast becoming Shropshire’s leading full-service marketing agency. We provide branding, design, digital, social media, web development, media and marketing services to predominantly B2B businesses, often acting as their outsourced marketing department.

If you are successful you will join a talented, close-knit and fun-loving team, who work in a highly collaborative way sharing ideas, knowledge and best practice.

We offer the chance to develop and grow within a highly skilled and dedicated team, whilst delivering unique, exciting, and often challenging projects in the UK and abroad.

The role

The role holder will work alongside our Managing Director, Client Services Director and Creative Director. Together you will be responsible for growing the Company by generating new business opportunities with new and existing clients. You will be an ambassador for the agency and our work, products, and services.

Your responsibilities will be to build your own pipeline of ongoing leads via prospecting and networking, to develop sales of traditional and digital marketing services, SEO (search engine optimisation), Social Media Advertising and PPC (pay per click management), branding, design, and bespoke websites.

This role will ideally suit someone from a digital or marketing sales background (although is not essential) and offers an excellent working environment as well as a fantastic package with uncapped commission.

Responsibilities

The day-to-day responsibilities of the Business Development Manager will focus on the following areas of activity: –

  • Proactively developing own sales pipeline to promote the benefits of marketing and convert new business into the company.
  • Handling inbound enquiries and looking after established clients, ensuring repeat business and identifying up-selling opportunities.
  • Work with the Client Services Director and Client Relationship Team to manage and nurture existing client’s growth through strategic up-selling or cross-selling of services.
  • Source relevant networking events and build them into your lead sourcing activities.
  • Attend trade shows and conferences to represent Reech and source leads.
  • Conduct telemarketing to follow up on marketing activities and clean contact databases.
  • Creating proposals, presenting to clients, and closing deals.
  • Ability to conduct incisive desk research into sectors, target companies, and individual prospects.
  • Working closely with the marketing team, you will follow up campaigns, and carry out telemarketing as part of lead generation activities.

Requirements

  • Proven track record in business development, achieving ambitious revenue targets.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience operating in a business development role with good working knowledge of digital marketing.
  • Have a strong and well-established network to bring to the role.
  • Articulate and confident communicator – the ability to think quickly and creatively when talking to prospects.
  • Exemplary client service skills with the ability to maintain and extend client relationships.
  • An instinct for creative selling – we’re not working from scripts, and you will be expected to create tailored approaches for each prospect.
  • Superb communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • A desire to work in a close-knit, highly successful team with clear accountability.
  • Bags of energy and dedication, with the ability to thrive in a fluid and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Have self-motivation and the desire to exceed set targets and objectives.

Benefits

  • Permanent role;
  • Competitive salary and uncapped commission;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 28 days annual leave, including bank holidays;
  • Christmas holidays off (we are closed!);
  • Support, training, and guidance;
  • Your birthday off (yes, the whole day!) once you’ve been with us for a little while;
  • A modern, relaxed working environment with awesome staff benefits (including tickets to watch Shrewsbury Town and AFC Telford United and awesome team night outs!).

Salary

  • Job type: Full-time
  • Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 a year, depending on experience
  • When applying please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected]
  • NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

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