Business Development Manager - Events Agency

KDM Events Ltd
20 Nov 2019
23 Nov 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Manager - Events Agency

Due to continued expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join an award-winning event management company based in the heart of Staffordshire.

We are looking to appoint at Account Director level a Business Development Manager to drive forward two key areas of our business:
  • To develop our current client relationships with an emphasis on the full events service offering that KDM provide, hence necessitating a proactive approach with senior level client contacts. This will include developing and winning new clients as well as growing existing KDM customers.
  • Working in conjunction with our existing team, to regularly visit & strengthen our venue partnerships.

About KDM Events:

Established in 1990, and winner of the Gold Award for "Best Event Provider" three years running at the M&IT Awards, our team of 25 specialise in organising and delivering a vast range of corporate events - from conferences and roadshows, finding venues & away days, to team-building and themed parties.

About the individual:

Candidates will be of smart appearance, with a confident manner suitable to cultivating & developing relationships both over the phone & face to face, with senior level customer contacts.

A minimum of 5 years relevant events industry experience is a must, and strong preference will be given to candidates coming from an agency background or position.

You must be able to work without constant direction, be self-motivated and a commitment to your career is vital!

Working patterns, salary & progression:

The role is a full-time & permanent position, based in our Trentham office and working a 40-hour week Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

However as the role will have a large element of client & venue meetings, the ability to work from home can be considered & flexibility in the number of days worked is also a possibility for the right individual.

A competitive salary shall be offered, in addition to company bonus scheme along with mileage, pension & laptop etc - holiday entitlement is 25 days plus Bank Holidays.

Whilst progression within the company is dependent on both company and individual performance - the role will suit an ambitious individual with the desire to further develop their career.

To apply for this Business Development Manager role, please submit your current CV and address your cover letter FAO Brad Davies.

Due to volume of applications, any received without a covering note explaining why this specific position is of interest to you shall not be considered!