Head of BD / Events

Job Title: Head of BD / Events
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57492_1488545616
Contact Name: Catriona Lundie-Loggie
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2017 12:53

Job Description

Business Development Manager - Venue

Salary Competitive + Bonus

ASAP Start

Handle Recruitment is working with a well -known group of food, drink and entertainment venues to find a Business Development Manager to head up their growing team of Business Development and Events staff.

Reporting into the Group Head of Sales and Marketing, key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing inspirational leadership and support to the field based Business Development Managers (proactive sales roles) and venue based Events Coordinators (reactive sales)
  • Effectively leading a sales team, producing reports and motivating others for the best possible sales
  • Leading from the front so that the team is performing to the best of their ability
  • Putting structure in place to ensure development of the Events and BD Management staff

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to be an essential voice on the leadership team
  • A proven track record in team management within the hospitality or events sectors
  • A confident nature at all times, comfortable when meeting new clients and going to trade shows
  • The ability to form good working relationships

Immediate interview for successful candidates, please email

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.