Business Development Manager

London, United Kingdom | London Sales & Events Team

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Bisnow Media – Business Development Manager, London

 

We are seeking a gifted and creative individual for a Business Development Management employment opportunity on Bisnow’s London team. This is a dynamic role that fits high energy, creative, collaborative and intuitive individuals.  

Responsible for lead qualification, consulting clients on their marketing strategy, pitching marketing proposals, winning new business, delivering a high level of customer experience, account management and generally ensuring that our revenue continues to grow at the rapid rate we aspire over the coming years. 

The Bisnow sales team is led by Martin Huegli, previously head of Business Development at Amazon, and is one of the most exciting and most competitively paid business development roles in US and UK media. 

 

What is Bisnow Media?

Over the course of the last decade, Bisnow has built itself into the largest media and events platform in the trillion dollar commercial real estate industry. Bisnow hosts 350 events a year that are attended by over 100,000 people, with 2,000 sponsors and hundreds of speakers. We also publish newsletters that reach almost three quarters of a million executives globally. 

After going through a private equity acquisition, via The Wicks Group, Bisnow expanded into Europe in late 2016 and within a year and a half has grown to be the largest commercial real estate news and events business in the UK & Ireland. We’re now active in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Dublin. 

The Bisnow sales team is responsible for forming brand partnership with a range of clients within the industry, that raise the brand equity of our clients and help their businesses grow. We build innovative marketing campaigns through event sponsorships, advertising, native advertising and lead generation products that deliver real and tangible value to our clients. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the London team to expand into new regional markets, which you will eventually take over and run
  • Collaborate with the London team to accelerate sales cycle and to extend reach into target accounts
  • Prospect and consult new clients on their marketing strategy using phone, email and in person meetings
  • Present compelling proposals to new and existing clients, that they will see value in and will secure revenue for Bisnow Media
  • Consistent lead generation through various channels
  • Document daily activities in Salesforce CRM
  • Work with a positive, cross functional team on an everyday basis to make certain of successful sponsorship, marketing, and financial performance of these events

 

What's Required?

  • Methodological and organized work ethic
  • High energy and entrepreneurial spirit 
  • A fun outlook on life and work. We’re a fun team, that takes great pride in what we do and want to enjoy every bit of our work and life
  • Sales experience a plus, but not a necessity 
  • B2B sales experience a plus, but not a necessity 
  • Commercial Real Estate experience a plus, but not a necessity 
  • Excellent phone & email communication skills
  • Salesforce.com experience a plus, but not a necessity 

 

Please keep in mind that as a fast growing, cutting edge media company, we look for innovation in everything so we do. So if you're great at everything above but don't like to change things up, get in the weeds and think of new ideas or innovate with fresh concepts, this likely isn't the right fit for you. But if you dig that, apply. Because so do we.

 

BISNOW IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND WILL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT ON THE BASIS OF AGE, COLOR, DISABILITY, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, VETERAN STATUS OR ANY CLASSIFICATION PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, & LOCAL LAW.