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Commercial Director – New business consultancy
Here’s an exciting chance to join a well respected, growing business at Commercial Director level with a long term view to taking over the running of the business and everything that goes with that.
This company are a highly respected and influential consultancy that help advertising, PR, design and marketing agencies in the UK and USA win new clients. Due to on-going growth and the development of current team members, they are looking for a Commercial Director to join their team of thirty. The office is a bright, open space, which is easily accessible and has an “ad agency feel”
The clients are very diverse – from innovative start‐ups, to leaders in their fields, some are highly creative boutiques and others are established corporates . They are known for being the most strategic and effective consultancy in their field and maintaining the reputation of their brand is extremely important, this Commercial Director role is absolutely pivotal to this objective.
A total responsibility for sales, marketing and company brand building. You will have two direct reports that will help with lead generation but you will be “the face” of the company. You’ll be the person that goes out to meet prospective clients to explain what the business does and what the numerous benefits are to using your services. This could be in the UK, US or Europe or more likely, all of those markets.
You’ll most likely come from an agency background or possibly media/advertising sales. You’ll have worked for probably 5 years or more in a business development role and you’ll be used to working to targets. It would be helpful if you had managed people before so possibly worked in a sales manager position. You’ll definitely need to be an excellent relationship builder whatever you’ve done in the past, someone that loves to meet new people and enjoy explaining products and services.
What can you expect?
This is a fun, upbeat place to work and employees are well rewarded. In this case you can expect an excellent starting salary and commission scheme but the real incentive is the longer term progression on offer. The plan is to promote this person to MD within 4 years and reward them with shares in the business.