Business Development Associate - Barter Agency

Job Title: Business Development Associate - Barter Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-01-02
Reference: BDAS
Contact Name: Andy Phillips
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2017 12:44

Job Description

Business Development Associate

This is an exciting and diverse role to join a top media agency barter team. The role is will give the successful candidate exposure to all levels within the agency and their clients /prospects reporting directly into the Managing Director.

About The Role:
The ideal candidate for this role will have a good understanding of the media environment having worked for a media agency or media owner previously. The candidate will drive all initiatives for identifying, generating and supporting new client opportunities for the team. This role is not a hard sales role but the candidate will be involved in presenting and networking to share what the agency can offer.

  • Identifying and generating new sales opportunities 
  • Internal support for the Managing Director in driving new business leads & renewals
  • Support and manage cross departmental business development projects and communications
  • Develop and manage pipeline to ensure all opportunities are progressing appropriately
  • Support Business Managing Director as tasked:
  • Conduct prospecting research and analysis, and implement growth strategy to secure new clients
  • Execute multiple, quick-turnaround deliverables, including written proposals, presentations, case studies, and deal sheets
  • Facilitate contracts and internal paperwork with Legal
  • Manage media evaluation process for UK and EMEA clients
  • Responsible for managing remarketing process
  • Help grow business from existing clients – work with media team to sign renewals where appropriate
The Ideal Candidate:
  • We are seeking someone with experience within media agency and/or media sales 
  • Proficient using PowerPoint and Excel and generally technology savvy
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Must have the ability to manage a large variety and large number of accounts
  • Must be articulate, persuasive and possess solid business instincts and diplomatic skills
  • Barter experience is not necessary; we will train the successful candidate.
  • Salesforce experience a plus