Business Development Director - Live Entertainment Agency

Job Title: Business Development Director - Live Entertainment Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Reference: BBBH63262
Contact Name: Danielle Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2017 17:58

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is seeking a senior business developer and commercial strategist to join an independent and award winning agency who specialise in the live entertainment industry; including theatre, comedy shows and children's entertainment.

Collaborating with the agency founder and MD your responsibilities as the Business Development Director will involve;

  • Securing new business, managing key relationships and leading on campaigns that will allow the agency to fulfil its growth plans.
  • Account Management, directing campaign delivery on accounts and managing stakeholder relationships.
  • Managing and overseeing financial and business planning activities.
  • Developing and appraising key team members within the company, implementing retention strategies.
  • Project management; overseeing on and offline marketing and advertising campaigns on all types of projects and to ensure delivery and client satisfaction.

To be successful in this role you will have;

  • The ability to bring relationships to the company as well as creating new opportunities through networking and pitching.
  • Account management experience, going beyond new business to develop existing relationships.
  • Extensive marketing experience or knowledge (client or agency side).
  • Industry contacts; a strong network of potential clients in the live entertainment industry is highly desirable!

If you thrive on winning new business and love the theatre, comedy and or/general live entertainment please do get in touch and apply!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.