Business Development Manager

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Aug 2019
Job Discipline
Business Development
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

INTRO

Since launch in 2012, we have built a leadership position as the partner of choice for luxury lifestyle brands to tell their story and validate their sustainable actions through the unique Butterfly Trust Mark.

THE ROLE

We are looking for an individual that has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong attention to detail, a high level of organisation and focus, and the ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines. The team is growing, and we are now looking for an ambitious Business Development Manager to build and develop relationships with luxury and premium lifestyle brands globally

To succeed in this role, you need a passion for luxury and or sustainability, be an excellent communicator who loves talking to clients and explaining to them Positive Luxurys values.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experience creating and implementing pipeline strategies and forecasts
  • Develop and implement strong commercial relationships with major luxury and premium brands
  • Experience selling with a consultative approach and excellent negotiating skills
  • Experience writing and pitching proposals and presentations to senior management
  • Comfortable working as part of team as well as on your own
  • Methodical with good research skills for identifying new business opportunities
  • Comfortable spending a large percentage of your time on the phone building leads and pipeline, just sending emails doesnt get this job done, you need to talk!
  • Excellent organisational skills with an acute attention to detail
  • Highly energetic and proactive. Youre the kind of person that likes to make things happen and get things done
  • French/English bilingual at a fluent level

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Ideally 3 years+ of B2B experience the luxury industry
  • Strong business skills with a wealth of commercial experience of managing similar businesses
  • Project management skills and ability see through the business development cycle from opening to closing deals
  • The ability to manage people at all levels and influence them
  • Strong problem-solving and creative skills
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure and keep to deadlines
  • Strong sales and negotiation techniques
  • Good attention to detail, time management and organisational skills

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER

  • A truly exciting work environment with a huge opportunity to use your skills to really make your mark & be accountable for your work
  • Opportunities to grow an amazing brand amongst a talented team
  • Cool and trendy workspace, great Shoreditch location
  • Prosecco Fridays
  • Weekly fresh fruit deliveries
  • A Golden Hour a week – that you can take on us to follow your passion

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