Business Development Manager (agency - Middle East region)

Posted 23 January 2024
Salary £45000 - £60000 per annum
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Business Development
Contact NameLucy Simpson

Job description

Business Development Manager (agency - Middle East region)

£40-60k + bonus + bens

Please note that whilst this role is based in the London studio, you will be required to travel to the Middle East for a week out of every month.

Pioneering and innovative design studio that specialises in media production, digital technology and design. They are known for pushing the boundaries in a way that uses digital content to immerse audiences crafting unforgettable experiences that communicate with impact.

With over 20 years of experience and a global presence, their client base is broad and growing fast, particularly in the Middle East region.

To capitalise on this potential, they have created an exciting new role for a business development specialist to open doors in the KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia).

You will be working with some of the most exciting clients and projects in the world growing the world class reputation of the agency. It will involve monthly travel to the region but is primarily based from their London headquarters.

We are looking for someone who is dynamic and motivated to proactively develop and grow leads into opportunities. A lot of this work will be done through digital networking but you'd be expected to develop enough meetings to spend a week per month in the region - pitching, networking attending major industry events and functions to secure new business.

You'll be responsible for creating customised and targeted decks to suit varied audiences and using your persuasive presentation skills. You must be someone who is at ease with closing deals, public speaking and excellent research skills.

Required experience;

Ideally some experience in the built environment and /or digital media

Experience and knowledge of the ME and KSA region very desirable

Hybrid policy includes 2 (ideally 3) office days per week. Offices are near Bethnal Green.

Other benefits include unlimited holiday allowance.

If you would like a confidential chat about this role or your next career move, then please get in contact with me: or connect via LinkedIn: Lucy Simpson.

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