Ascential Events - Business Development Manager

Company:
Ascential Events
Brand:
Cannes Lions
Job function:
Sales
Job type:
Perm Full Time
Location:
London, UK
Salary:
£ 0 - 0
Job ref:
SS-190
Close date:
23 February 2018
We’re Cannes Lions.
 
Cannes Lions we believe creativity is the driving force for business, for change and for good. That’s why we are campaigners for creativity: we inspire creative bravery that changes the course of communications. Our awards set a global benchmark for what good creative looks like, and our annual Festival connects those with a similar vision.

About the role

We're looking for a Business Development Manager to join our team in Paddington. As part of our Archive, your key responsibilities will include

  • Acquire new customers from an assigned leads and opportunities within designated territory
  • Source new leads and develop a network of key stakeholders to build and develop your pipeline
  • Achieve assigned sales quota
  • Lead all aspects of the sales process, while calling upon other company sales resources to assist in solution development, proposal delivery, and implementation, as needed or as directed by management.
  • Ensures a seamless transition of customer responsibility to the Account Manager following a successful on-boarding
 
Your experience
 
  • Working knowledge of agency world
  • Good literacy and numeric skills required
  • Confident verbal communications skills
  • Computer literate
  • Media telephone sales experience desirable
  • Digital / Subscription sales experience prefered
 
What we offer    
 
We offer our employees a great package of perks, including:
  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Bonus, Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
 
In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.
 
We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.
 
More information provided on:
https://careers.ascential.com/our-benefits
 
About Ascential
 
Cannes Lions is a part of the Ascential group.
 
Each of our products and brands has its own unique heritage and voice, but all align to one common goal: to enable an eco-system that better informs and connects the business world.
 
Here at Ascential, we have a deep knowledge of our customers, their businesses and industries. Our aim is for our products – increasingly offered both face to face and online - to offer content and connections that professionals rely on for growth and value creation.
 
Operating from 14 offices around the world, Ascential serves customers in more than 150 countries, providing local and global knowledge, connections and access.
 
Check out our incredible portfolio:
https://vimeo.com/235733183/8ae34959e6
 
If we inspire you, why not join and inspire us?