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New Business Director

  • New Business Director
  • Auckland
  • $72k (3 day /week retainer)
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Part Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Kayla Horvath Senior Talent Agent

Got existing clients in your back pocket? Looking for an opportunity that rewards your hard work and tangible results?

Are you sharp at new business and well-networked? 

Our client, a successful small design agency, is looking to fill a newly established senior role for a 3 day /week retainer, which focuses on pure new business development, new client relationships and overall business acquisition. You may be a Senior Business Director, ex Group Account Director or have a few clients in your pocket and looking for something extra a few days a week. 

We are after someone driven by success, a true team player who enjoys seeing the results of hard work and converting new clients into long-term retained clients. Naturally, you've got passion, energy, relationship smarts, you understand the business challenges our clients are facing and you think strategically in representing the agency's offering.

Sound a bit like you?? Get in touch to find out more. 

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 15+ years experience
  • Agency experience (digital, design, or strategy)

Required Skills:
  • New business strategy
  • Intimate knowledge and experience of the Auckland Design, Agency and Digital Design market
  • Identifies and creates new opportunities from new and existing relationships 
  • A natural leader and manager with strong process
  • A problem solver and strategic thinker who has an in-depth knowledge of client business objectives
  • Able to write new business tenders, presentations, and general correspondence
  • Confident at cold calling to ensure focused and meaningful new business opportunities
  • Deal opener and closer
  • Can delegate effectively, and identify strengths within team members
  • A natural enthusiast for brand, design and design strategy

Desired Skills:
  • Secure meetings, and presents agency credentials well
  • Negotiate engagements and new relationships
  • Capable and active industry networker
  • Strong in tender and RFP responses 
  • Attention to detail with strong organisational skills
  • Excellent time management 

Personality & Culture Fit:
  • Positive, vibrant and engaging
  • Optimism, driven and tenacious character
  • Confident risk taker
  • Personable and graceful
  • Enjoys winning, plays a far but hard game 

Salary & Benefits:
  • $72k for 3 days /week (or opportunity for other flexible hours if required)
  • Auckland city fringe office
  • New studio office and awesome team 

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