Business Development Manager Job, Birmingham
Energi People are looking for a highly capable Business Development Manager to join our clients existing team to support the wider business development function. The chosen candidate will report directly to the Director (Sales and Marketing) and/or the Head of Client Sales and Strategic Insight with liaison with other Directors, Associate Directors and Senior Engineers that are based in Birmingham.
The Business Development Manager shall be an accomplished copywriter with the ability to undertake digital marketing and wider marketing support functions for the business.
Responsibilities will include:
Digital media – sourcing, writing and uploading content onto a variety of platforms such as the company website and social media platforms along with undertaking email marketing campaigns.
Market research – identifying strong local market sectors and new opportunities. Establishing key local contacts and developing an engagement strategy for lead generation.
Competitor analysis – assessing local competitors and reviewing strengths, weaknesses and advising the company of opportunities to improve.
General management – collating, creating and issuing of a variety of marketing material(s).
Events – identifying, tracking, researching and recommending upcoming events that may be of interest to support the strategy for business development.
Internal documentation – preparation of internal target sheets/group analysis and preparation of reports for internal meetings.
Liaison with Clients, virtually, face to face at events and/or business to business meetings etc.
Bids – supporting the Senior Management Team by sourcing and updating available marketing content and drafting/proofing written content as required for bid submissions, sourcing client references, support with preparation for tender interview presentations, etc. Tracking and managing the bid production process to ensure timely delivery.
Public Relations (PR) activities – proofing and editing press releases as required, recording and sharing press coverage, awards etc.
The chosen candidate will have:
Strong knowledge of the construction industry.
Strong professional copywriting, written and verbal communication including excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong organisational skills, with a keen eye and high level of attention to detail.
An ability to manage and importantly, prioritise their workload and to work both independently and collaboratively.
A proactive and enthusiastic attitude.
A polite and confident telephone manner.