Business Development Manager
Business Development Manager Clifton, Bristol OTE £40k plus bonuses & International travel Leaders in the organisation and facilitation of B2B Industry, Digital Marketing and IT events in the UK and Internationally are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Business Development Manager to drive exhibition & sponsorship sales across a portfolio of exhibitions, conferences and publishing titles. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, fast moving entrepreneurial company with a passion for new technology. Whether an experienced Sales Professional or a Graduate with a flair for building relationships face to face or over the phone, this role will provide the opportunity to be part of a growing team and your input will be required to feeding in new ideas, and growing new events and publishing services. Key responsibilities of the Business Development Manager include - Drive exhibition & sponsorship sales across a portfolio of exhibitions, conferences and publishing titles - Source, open and close B2B leads with confidence - Face to face at events, and building events via a consultative sales approach building relationships - Working within a close-knit team to establish and build new relationships with clients to deliver on their event objectives. - Matching client requirements with event packages - exhibition, sponsorship & branding This fantastic role is based in the Bristol office in Clifton, however flexibility to attend the International events is essential. Desired skills & qualifications required - High degree level education with at least 2 years' sales experience ideally - Drive and enthusiasm to research and understand new markets and topics - Strong ability to build professional partnerships and comfortably communicate at all levels - Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills with a confident, credible phone manner - Positive, enthusiastic attitude - Resilience and tenacity - Self-motivation and the ability to work on own initiative - The ability to absorb and information and use effectively within client conversations - Comfortable working under pressure within a target driven environment - Organised and structured sales approach towards invitation and pre-scheduling of client calls via email as well as follow up activity to include accurate recording of information gained - Good IT skills Benefits Generous commission structure 24 days' holiday Discretionary Bonus dependant on the profitability of the shows International Travel Great, social working environment Keywords Business Development Manager, Event Sales Executive, Sales, New Business Executive Berry Rowan Recruitment Solutions are acting as independent Recruiters in respect of this role.