Job title: Business Development Manager
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 4 to 8 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 18 July 2022
Job reference no: 3248167178

Job Description

A UK-based start-up agency, offering white-labelled B2B specialist copywriting and content strategy, is looking for a full time, experienced Business Development Manager to work on sourcing and signing new business for their agency.  

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or similar, or commensurate work experience
  • Experience in sales and marketing
  • UK sales experience an advantage
  • Minimum of 4 years' agency experience, preferably most of that within a new business role
  • Demonstrable ability to hit targets and drive new business and account growth
  • Experience in leveraging social media channels (i.e. LinkedIn) for networking and new business opportunities.
  • A solid understanding of the B2B enterprise tech and channel marketing space
  • A working knowledge of a wide variety of content forms and types, with an eye on best practice and emerging trends
  • Experience juggling multiple projects and competing tasks simultaneously


  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional negotiation skills

Personal attributes:

  • Must be professional and able to form a connection with potential new clients
  • Must be an confident, outgoing, people’s person with a penchant for making connections
  • Must have a can-do attitude and be ready and willing to get your hands dirty
  • Must be ambitious and driven to constantly achieve targets and improve results
  • Attention to detail
  • Solutions driven
  • Comfortable working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced, pressured environment
  • Thoughtful individual who is able to think strategically and is not afraid to ask tough questions
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Conscientious
  • Team player
  • Must be proficient with HubSpot and MS Office (Word, Outlook etc.)
  • Experience using Teams, Asana, SharePoint and Salesforce an advantage

The successful candidate will work remotely but must be available during South African and UK business hours.