Business Development Manager

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seventy7 are a content agency who work internationally with some of the biggest names in retail, including M&S, F&F, Matalan and John Lewis.

Having had a strong 2017, we are keen to keep driving new business activity and to increase brand awareness of our new brand, seventy7 in the North.

About the role

This is a huge opportunity for a driven, motivated and creative Business Development Executive to join a fantastic agency to help us reach our next level of growth.

Working across digital, photography, video and creative, the overarching aim is to identify prospects and produce quality proposals which will be supported by a strong, knowledgable Manchester based team.

You will work across all sectors, establish relationships through offering genuine insight and value.

Your role as Business Development Manager will consist of the following;

– Searching for and engaging with relevant clients within the retail sector in order to win new business meetings
– Organising and assisting with new business meetings
– Working closely with the business unit heads to create strong, quality proposals and delivering these to the client
– Closing new business opportunities
– Working closely with the account management team in the hand over of new accounts
– Spotting upsell opportunities for clients across Seventy7’s group wide service offering
– Updating and recording activity through our CRM
– Reporting back to stakeholders regularly on pipeline growth, meetings booked and business closed

About you

– You will be someone who is a confident new business hunter who can sniff out new opportunities and forge meaningful long term relationships.

– To be considered you will need strong client communication skills, be driven, proactive and keen to progress.

A strong package will be available to the correct candidate (base and commission)

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Please send your CV along with any supporting material to the team at seventy7 and should you be successful, we will invite you to a first stage interview at our offices in Manchester. We will endeavour to reply to every application but please bear with us.

Questions to: isobel.hutchings@seventy7group.com

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