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Business Development Director

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Job description

Mentor Digital, one of Bristol’s fastest growing digital agencies, based just a short walk from the city centre, is looking for a Business Development Director.

We are an award-winning digital media agency with a high-end web design and development team, exceptional creative department, a digital marketing team, and an animation production function producing high quality work for a growing list of impressive clients including Spar, RAC and Tenpin.

We are looking for a Business Development Director to generate new business and leads. We need a self-motivated, driven, exceptional salesperson capable of generating new business for the agency through a combination of outbound email campaigns, intelligent vertical market targeting and cold calling.

We need a confident, outgoing person with excellent verbal, and efficient written email skills, to impress new clients throughout their experience of first contact with Mentor.

Part of this role will be to handle incoming new business opportunities. You will take initial client briefs, document top level requirements, and manage logistics around arranging meetings, tenders or follow up calls with our directors team.

You will work with our senior team to deliver tender documents, bringing together draft documents using existing templates and preparing document structure to address specific tender questions. You will make intelligent use of previous drafted answers to common tender questions and will highlight areas where bespoke content needs to be written by the other agency’s directors.

You will be essential in the pitch process for larger projects as you will handle logistics and communications with clients and internal stakeholders. You will be responsible for ensuring that internal teams have all the information they need, that internal meetings are proactively booked for pitch preparation well in advance of any deadlines and that video calls are scheduled. You will also be responsible for ensuring that creative and digital marketing pitch work is scheduled in with the relevant teams.

Your role will also include other marketing support including drafting articles and press releases for our website, making updates to site content, such as posting case studies and articles. Liaising with PR agencies, building email newsletters, and doing awards research/submissions.

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