New Business Manager

  • CPI Selection Jobs
  • West London
  • 29 Sep, 2017

Job Description

New Business Manager, £30,000 - £38,000 + bonuses and benefits

I am excited to say that I am working with a company that are one of the fastest growing sports and marketing agencies in the world. The company is based within a stone’s throw of Buckingham Palace and work with their clients from Corporate Hospitality to Events, Sports Management and Commercial & Cultural Branding. They are a company that want people to raise their arm in the air and challenge convention to create something big and better. What they do is fast paced, rewarding and ultimately a great place to work.

They are looking for a New Business Manager to work within one of their main divisions coordinating all new business activity across their Motorsport and Sport & Lifestyle portfolio. The New Business Manager will be responsible for orchestrating and maintaining the work flow and the sales process.

What will I be doing?

You will be intrinsic to the growth and success of the company and will be exposed to all areas of the business including: Strategy and Consultancy, Planning, Communications, Design, Group Marketing, Digital and Creative.

What exactly will be the role?

  • Act as the traffic and resource manager for all new business
  • With the Business Development team, evaluate leads, appropriate response and delivery of all news leads
  • Project management of all briefs
  • Work closely with the Business Development team, managing leads and the Communications team

Stakeholder management

  • Establish and maintain a network of key relationships across the organisation
  • Advise senior management on systems and approach
  • Coordinate teams from across CSM’s core capabilities to deliver best in class work
  • Prioritise requests and briefs to ensure maximum success
  • Ensure regular communication with senior management, reporting on status of all new business and all outbound materials
  • Chair relevant internal meetings/forums to coordinate New Business activity

What about the organisation?

  • Enhance existing systems and processes to maximise effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Manage multiple work-streams
  • Post pitch/brief learnings and evaluation
  • Central point of contact for all business development needs including quotes and proposal creation
  • Create and update spreadsheets, presentations, correspondence, and marketing materials
  • Work closely with Planning team to manage all case studies

What are the must haves?

  • You must possess expert organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to analyse problems and develop practical solutions
  • Ability to manage time in a multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to prioritise based on changing need

What skills do they need me to have?

  • Demonstrative experience in a business development or marketing communications role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – fluency in English is imperative
  • Experience within the sport marketing/sponsorship sector and motorsport industry would be advantageous, but not essential
  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
  • Experience of working with Salesforce CRM software is also beneficial
  • Be flexible with regards to project work and have strong time-management and organisation to appropriately manage workload and deadlines
  • Ability to proof-read and edit documentation with accuracy and understanding of variety of styles and concepts dependent on audience
  • Understanding and flexibility with regards to occasional anti-social hour work requirements
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programmes (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

The right applicant must be a proven new business winner, enthusiastic, proactive and very energetic. Go the extra mile attitude and additional opportunities for career advancement and training will be provided.

This is an awesome opportunity for someone who is a new business hunter who already works within; Corporate Hospitality / Sports Marketing / Sports PR / Sports Branding with a passion for Motorsport.