Business Development Manager (East Midlands Area)

Are you ready to join the region’s fastest growing and most dedicated media and advertising agency? Then get ready for a real ‘Forward And Thinking’ career.

Gaining new business across Manchester, you will be excellent at seeing opportunities and showcasing our whole range of advertising opportunities across the region.

Job Title: Business Development Manager (Manchester) 

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Spot opportunities and generate appointments to win new business
  • Develop long-term relationships to gain repeat business
  • Understand clients’ ultimate goals and exceed in the delivery of them
  • Sell to key decision makers and leaders within target sectors
  • Put together creative pitches using the latest technology
  • Negotiate with the media companies we buy from
  • Manage own diary and appointments

Required and desired skills:

  • A background in field sales is essential
  • Experience of advertising/outdoor/media sales would be desirable
  • A love of hitting targets, every month
  • Have natural personal impact, always making the best impression
  • Strong organisation skills for managing own diary and workload
  • A successful track record in new business development in B2B
  • Ability to be self-driven and motivated
  • Ambitious and optimistic, with a positive attitude

And the benefits are great…

  • A competitive salary, generous commission and car allowance
  • Your own MacBook running your choice of OSX or Window
  • Fantastic opportunities for career development and progression
  • Work within a fast paced, high energy and social business sector
  • Exposure within a rapidly growing business
  • Christmas closedown period
  • Fully paid pre-Christmas party
  • 25 Days holiday plus bank holidays

If you have the excitement and drive to take on a new challenge in your sales/media career, then get in touch by sending your CV and cover letter to careers@forwardandthinking.com