Business Development Manager - Publications, Reports and Supplements
35k Base, 51-70k OTE + Benefits
Our client, an award-winning London based publishing house and content marketing agency, produces independent special reports and supplements exclusively for some of the worlds leading newspapers and publications. Due to continued growth, they are now looking for an experienced and highly educated sales professional to join their performing sales function based in Central London.
As a Business Development Manager working for one of London’s hottest content marketing agencies, you will:
Sell, manage and deliver print projects with complete responsibility for the entire project lifecycle (conception through to the finished product)
Manage research, editorial, production and sales on each project, which will receive national coverage through placements in the UK’s leading newspapers
Be expected to set and attend meetings to pitch high-level Directors across all sectors of industry
Work with some of the UK’s leading journalists
Close sales for a variety of high-profile media solutions
Work on approximately 5-6 supplements per year
The ideal candidate will:
Possess a minimum of 1 year’s B2B sales experience (Media, Recruitment, Events, Tech etc.)
Be educated to a minimum 2:1 from a top 30 UK university
Have a track record in working with targets, be self-motivated and able to work independently
Show superb communication skills in both spoken and written English
Have a demonstrable and sustainable high level of energy and enthusiasm, clear entrepreneurial flair and a passion for doing business
Possess a solid interest in current affairs, business and/or publishing
Have a record of achievements (academic, sporting or workplace)
The successful candidate can expect a base salary circa 35k with an uncapped OTE of 51-70k in the first year plus an additional and generous benefits package.
The Certus Recruitment Group is an established and experienced specialist consultancy providing sales, marketing and IT recruitment services to the business community throughout the UK, Europe and Australia.