Business Development Manager - London

£30k - £40k per year
08 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Oliwia Wojaczek
Job Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager- Event and Conference Venue -£30-40k

Central London

We are currently looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join their team!

Overall scope and purpose of job:

To drive revenue through penetration of the local and national marketplace; securing new accounts to deliver against agreed targets.

To act as an ambassador for the venue ensuring that a positive brand image is strengthened and maintained in all interactions with customers.

Principle job duties and responsibilities

  • To achieve target for new business for the venue
  • To achieve a minimum of 10 face-to-face sales calls per week
  • To participate in the creation and implementation of the annual Strategic Business Plan
  • To develop and fully own the Commercial Action Plan which accurately interprets the objectives of the business
  • Anticipate and act upon trough periods in the calendar creating promotions and initiatives to minimise low occupancy
  • To identify market trends and competitor practices
  • To produce a weekly sales report
  • To attend relevant trade fairs and sales trips as required
  • To co-ordinate and carry out FAM trips, site inspections and promotional events targeting
  • Represent the venue at industry functions, exhibitions etc as required
  • Attend the weekly sales and marketing meeting
  • Work with other managers in the team to create a sales culture throughout the business


  • Commercial Acumen
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Personal Motivation/Passion and Drive
  • Leading and Developing People
  • Personal Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork

Interested in this role?