Salary: £30,000 per annum Full-time (33 hours per week), permanent Closing Date: 18 July 2020 Reference ID: 19062020
Gunn-Kardec Limited is growing to become one of the leading businesses in activities focused on innovative technologies, creative designs, end-to-end best practices and Back-Office for Computer-Aided Services.
The company is looking for an ambitious and energetic Business Development Manager to help expand our clientele. The ideal candidate will be required mainly to coordinate meetings between new clients and the company along with building strong and long-lasting relationships with clients via their services. In order to reach out to potential clients, the ideal employee will also research competitors by analysing the market and organising conferences.
For this role, it is essential to ensure the smooth running of all initiatives and projects. To support the company’s Products & Services (P&S) structure and growth, the ambitious and energetic Business Development Manager will help develop our target market with new ideas. The candidate will take part in growing the company at an organisational level to be able to take on more contracts, more staff and a new larger office premises that will enable the company to attract larger incorporations and clients.
Responsibilities and Tasks:
- Create affordable business offers to existing clients. - Grow the company’s clientele. - Ensure all artwork produced meets the needs, requirements and brand values of each client. - Ensure the company develops in the UK and international markets by implementing new marketing strategies. - Recognise market trends and providing market analysis to optimize business plans. - Meet revenue targets, shape and drive the company’s digital and offline marketing activities. - Liaise with existing and new clients to discuss their needs and to clarify their aims related to projects, and providing help to resolve any issues related to the work produced. - Assist in the creation of the brand, sales and marketing collateral for clients in a range of industries (corporate brochures, posters, signage, pop-up stands, logos, etc.). - Produce and organising Back-Office Computer Aided Services for clients, putting together Traditional Animations, 3D Modelling, using software for image rendering & re-touching. - Improve design standards of the business with careful consideration of the budget.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:
- Bachelor or Associate Degree related to Business Development, Management, Merchandising, or Advertising required. - Tertiary qualifications in Interior Design/Architecture, Back-Office of Computer Aided Software P&S required. - Proficient in Adobe Suite, MS Office, AutoDesk, SketchUp; Photoshop required. - Typography and Layout skills required. - Proven minimum experience of 1 year in sales development required. - Experience working within high-end luxury customers and markets required.
Additionally, the following skills are required to be proven by the candidate:
- Marketing awareness on potential competitors and clients. - Knowing the industry related products to be able to have informed conversations and drive revenue; - Creative approach, with expertise in the management of several projects at once and working to tight time constraints. - Attention to detail with a strong sense of colour and style. - Strong written and verbal communication skills, time management, planning, negotiation skills. - Proficient (written & verbal) in English. Also, knowledge of foreign languages, preferably Spanish, Italian or French.
If you think you have the skills and the qualifications necessary to work with us, please apply today. Due to high volume of applications, we will contact only the successful applicants for an interview.