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Business Director

Senior
  • Business Director
  • Auckland
  • $130k
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?).
  • Full Time
  • Live
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Role is with:

Leighton Howl Talent Director

Are you a Senior Business Director or Ex Account Director by trade, looking to grow into a new challenge with new clients?

If you have an existing database of clients, and are confident in your ability to continue to build on this, we have the role for you... 

Our client, is a premier brand experience event agency, and are looking for a new Business Director to work across business development, client strategy, and customer engagement to the highest level. 

You'll come from a sales or marketing background – and will be highly customer focused, balances by a strong commitment to get the best results for our client. You are well connected, have exceptional relationship building skills, and are a natural leader. You're a problem solver, applying your strategic thinking to overcome business challenges. 

Ultimately, you are driven by success and seeing the results of great work and converting new clients into long-term retained clients.

Sound like you? Get in touch or apply today. 

 

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 12+ years experience
  • Background in marketing or similar

Required Skills:
  • 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
  • Represents the client as the best in the business to drive business
  • Can delegate effectively, and identify strengths within team members 

Desired Skills:
  • Strong ability to communicate with clarity to clients
  • Experience in the service industry, ideally in hospitality or events
  • Commercial and client focused
  • Attention to detail with strong organisational skills
  • Internal communications: ability to read, write, analyse and interpret information from a variety of sources
  • Ability to effectively present results to senior management, and other employees of the organisation

Required Qualifications:
  • Tertiary qualifications in business, marketing, or equivalent experience

Personality & Culture Fit:
  • Motivated to achieve and exceed goals and targets
  • Values a tight-knit team environment
  • Collaborative in the way they work
  • Takes responsibility for own work, and client satisfaction
  • Leads by example

Key Benefits:

  • Incentive program
  • City fringe location 

Salary

$130k base + incentive program

 
Let Leighton and The Pond agents help you realise your market value and future career potential. Apply today, or get in touch for more information. 

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.

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