Business Development Executive

  • depending on experience
  • AG-11
  • 01267610903

Job Description

Our Client, a market leader in organising impartial, senior-level seminars on public policy is looking to recruit a new Business Development Executive to organise a range of marketing activities for the company including seminar, publication and special event sponsorship, and helping to secure exhibitors. This is a role focused on research, event organisation, coordination and tracking – experience or aptitude in selling or closing deals would be an advantage. Working in a team that reports directly to the Head of Operations, there are plenty of career growth opportunities for the right candidate.

The role:

  • Full time Monday-Friday 9am-5pm with an hour for lunch
  • Based  in Bracknell, Berkshire with convenient road and travel links.
  • May also be occasional travel to Westminster, assisting at live events.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively sourcing new business, and researching into organisations who may be interested in commercially supporting seminars and other events;
  • Ensuring smooth management of existing sponsor relationships, and looking to develop new contacts;
  • Working with other departments on the operational and administration aspects of the sponsors requirements and event delivery; and
  • Creating sponsorship package documentation and bespoke proposals as required.

Essential:

  • Excellent reporting, planning and communication skills;
  • Experience of working in a Business Development role with record of generating new business, building key relationships and helping maintain the loyalty of current customers;
  • An understanding of current affairs and the world of business;
  • Someone with an enquiring mind;
  • Strong time management, self-organisation and the ability to multi task; and
  • Experience of event management would be an advantage.

 

 

 

 

 

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