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New Business / Client Development Manager

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New Business / Client Development Manager


DOE – Negotiable

New Business / Account Management / B2B / Digital / Marketing / Full Service / Chesterfield.

The Recruitment Group is working with a full service design agency. Their client base is mainly B2B and covers engineering, manufacturing through to charities and IT.

Purpose of the New Business / Client Development Manager

This account management role is all about building opportunities and natural client relationships, rather than being number-driven and deadline-demanding. This is simply because our client believes in people, not numbers; and that mindset is what they accredit to their success as a competitive agency that works for brands across the globe.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience in account management and will have a natural ability for relationship building, fostering strong partnerships both internally and externally. Primarily working as part of the wider team, you will also have the capability and passion to drive client projects on your own.

Company Benefits –

  • Annual bonus
  • Progression and training opportunities
  • Free tea, coffee, and snacks
  • Office dog
  • Modern office environment
  • Free parking
  • Flexible working hours, accommodating school schedules
  • Opportunity for hybrid working
  • Mileage and accommodation costs covered
  • 20 holidays plus bank holidays ( extra days added for years of service)

Main duties and responsibilities of a New Business / Client Development Manager

  • Building relationships with and becoming the direct contact for a portfolio of clients
  • Overseeing and supporting projects from inception to completion
  • Onboarding new clients and projects efficiently
  • Managing client relationships effectively, ensuring satisfaction, retention, repeat projects and brand loyalty
  • Staying up to date on industry developments and trends
  • Proactively networking and expanding connections to establish a growing name and presence both locally and nationally
  • Identifying potential client opportunities and offering solutions with an open and receptive approach
  • Being accountable for projects, with the strong ability to accurately scope work and deliver on time and on budget

Experience/knowledge requirements for a New Business / Client Development Manager

  • Confident and experienced in soft sales
  • At least 3 years of experience in marketing, agency experience desirable
  • Demonstrated success in a marketing setting
  • Solid project management expertise in budgeting, revenue forecasting, scheduling and building client relationships
  • Confidence in working alone as well as being collaborative; reporting into management or alongside other team members
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Natural ability for relationship building
  • A good work ethic
  • Creative and passionate about branding, design, motion and digital
  • An entrepreneurial spirit

Please call Sarah today to discuss further.

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