Are you an accomplished and experienced Business Development Manager or Account Manager looking for a role where your hard work and loyalty will be rewarded? Do you have extensive sales experience from working within the hospitality or events sector, with a strong network of connections? We have an exciting new role working for a vibrant, iconic hospitality business based to the East of Birmingham City Centre, with additional travel as needed.

In this rewarding and challenging sales position, you will be tasked with identifying and developing new business opportunities for this events portfolio across your region, utilising your extensive portfolio of connections. With an innately positive and friendly nature, you will identify potential new clients and build relationships with ease, spotting opportunities and implementing business development plans and actions. As the Business Development Account Manager with this prestigious organisation, you will generate sales leads and organise initial introductory meetings, as well as analysing existing customer needs and recommending additional services to help boost sales. You will manage a portfolio of new and existing clients, developing these relationships over time to ensure they always receive outstanding service, always acting as an ambassador for the company and promoting their market-leading event, food and beverage offering.

Working in this fast-paced and dynamic role where no two days will be the same and with much of your time spent out of the office, you will develop and strengthen relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. Working closely with the operational event team, you will clearly communicate all requirements and requests, tracking KPIs and monitoring targets to ensure all sales opportunities are being maximised whilst not compromising on the quality of the service being delivered. Liaising with the internal Marketing Team to support with the annual marketing plan, you will identify and keep up to date with competitor information and offerings, ensuing your service is always relevant and keeps you in the best possible position to win new business. Commercially minded in all you do, you will regularly update and maintain the CRM system, ensuring all client account records and sales pipeline activity details are accurate and informative.

To succeed in this exciting and challenging new role, you will need to have strong experience in developing business relationships within the hospitality or events sector, along with the gravitas to engage at a senior level. With outstanding written and verbal communication skills and a fantastic work ethic, you will need to be a real commercially-minded team player who loves to go the extra mile. You will need to be adaptable and proactive in all that you attempt, whilst the ability to be resilient under pressure is key, along with outstanding analytical and strategic sales skills.

In return you will receive and outstanding salary and benefits package that includes free city centre parking or discounted rail card, pension, healthcare and free lunches, amongst an array of other benefits. Perhaps most importantly you will have the opportunity of joining a prestigious and exciting business who are genuinely market leaders in their field and going through a period of real growth and expansion.

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