Head Business Development

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
West London
Salary
Circa.£70000.00 per annum
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
HQ00175251
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Prospectus is excited to be partnering with a London focused business membership organisation to support their search for a new Head of Business Development to join their Business Development team. The position is focused on account management, uplifting membership and winning new business through high quality proposals and pitching alongside the CEO and other senior staff. This position is offered on a contract basis initially with possibility of going permanent.

The organisation are a business membership organisation with the mission to make London the best place in the world for business. They bring together business communities to bring pragmatic solutions to London's current challenges. This is an exciting time to be joining the organisation as they and their members tackle the seismic issues to today.

The Head of Business Development will work with the CEO, the Executive Director Commercial, and across all internal teams, as well as their Board Directors, to action new business leads, develop pitches and uplift existing members. The role will also involve managing a pipeline of major commercial events, headline sponsorship opportunities and other offers such as one-off hosting events. The Head of Business Development will also represent the organisation at external events.

The Head of Business Development will need excellent internal and external stakeholder management skills and will need to be a talented new business professional with demonstrable experience in leading major business development activities. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator and will enjoy leading pitches and developing business relationships. The Head of Business Development will be commercially minded, resourceful, proactive and a enjoy working as part of a busy team.

The organisation is considering applications and arranging interviews on a rolling basis.

At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.

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