Business Development Manager

Date posted

09 July 2019

Date closing

31 December 2019


We are looking for a superstar Business Development Manager based from our main studio in Bolton to join our team to grow our client base and visibility. You will work alongside our Managing Director & Head of Client Services to help develop new client relationships for the agency based on our strategy.

As a Business Development Manager working within our agency, you will be required to push the business by developing it's clients and accounts using new and innovative methods. You will be responsible for your own individual set of monthly and yearly targets, as well as the drive and enthusiasm to manage a growing team. You will be self-motivated to not only manage inbound leads but also work on a detailed new business strategy to bring in the right type clients who match our ambition as an agency.

Coming into this role you will require previous experience in a business development or sales role within a Digital or Marketing agency. Proven sales results and of course a plethora of contacts is essential.

If you are a dynamic Business Development Manager looking for your next big role, then please get in touch.


  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience of working in the digital or web industry
  • Experience of both digital and traditional marketing techniques and video production a bonus
  • Ability to hit monthly and yearly sales targets
  • Previous experience of growing and developing multiple client accounts
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Experience of building and growing client relationships
  • Previous experience of working in an agency preferable
  • Excellent project management, organised and problem solving skills
  • Experienced in creating powerful proposals in PowerPoint or InDesign
  • Excellent writing skills


The Business Development Manager fulfills an important, multi-functional role - specific responsibilities include:

  • Winning new business to meet the company’s overall financial targets
  • Writing contact reports from new business meetings and executing the action points
  • Developing a new CRM system
  • Providing monthly sales reports
  • Writing quality branding, website, digital, traditional marketing and video production proposals and presentations that are on brand and presented well to promote Absolute’s services and to help win/retain business
  • Pitching the business to new clients
  • Attending networking events
  • Liaise with the creative, digital and motion teams in order to plan, price and prioritise new projects
  • Ensuring good communication is maintained with the prospective clients at all times


  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Games room – inc pool & table tennis
  • Your choice of computer – Mac or PC
  • Good holiday entitlement which increases every year of service
  • Birthday off work
  • Team building events
  • Movie & pizza nights
  • Flexible work times
  • Company car if needed
  • Paid gym membership
  • Fresh fruit delivered each week
  • Team building weekends away - 2019 is Barcelona

Salary is competitive, and dependent on experience



If you think that you have the skills required for this role and would like to join our team, please send us your details using the form below.