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New Business / Client Development Manager

An exciting opportunity at Crush has recently arisen as we look for a New Business / Client Development Manager to join our close-knit team. This role will encompass creating new opportunities, as well as building and maintaining strong client relationships.

About Crush

As a midlands-based agency with over 20 years of experience, Crush really is quite unique.

Operating with a small but mighty team, the working environment and overall culture at Crush is one that adopts both the classic fast-paced agency lifestyle, as well as the peaceful serenity of a smaller, rural business. This unconventional match is what, we believe, makes us who we are.

Over the two-plus decades that our agency has been in business, we have developed an incredibly strong people-led approach, resulting in us having a strong and valued team who have been able to develop their careers at Crush over a number of years.

About the role

Job title: New Business / Client Development Manager

Salary: Dependent on experience

Location: Chesterfield (opportunity for hybrid-working)

Hours: Flexible (open to part-time and full-time candidates)

This account management role is all about building opportunities and natural client relationships, rather than being number-driven and deadline-demanding. This is simply because Crush believes in people, not numbers; and that mindset is what we accredit to our success as a competitive agency that works for brands across the globe.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience in account management and will have a natural ability for relationship building, fostering strong partnerships both internally and externally. Primarily working as part of the wider Crush team, you will also have the capability and passion to drive client projects on your own.

The role:
  • Building relationships with and becoming the direct contact for a portfolio of clients
  • Overseeing and supporting projects from inception to completion
  • Onboarding new clients and projects efficiently
  • Managing client relationships effectively, ensuring satisfaction, retention, repeat projects and brand loyalty
  • Staying up to date on industry developments and trends
  • Proactively networking and expanding connections to establish a growing name and presence both locally and nationally
  • Identifying potential client opportunities and offering solutions with an open and receptive approach
  • Being accountable for projects, with the strong ability to accurately scope work and deliver on time and on budget
Experience:
  • Confident and experienced in soft sales
  • At least 3 years of experience in marketing, agency experience desirable
  • Demonstrated success in a marketing setting
  • Solid project management expertise in budgeting, revenue forecasting, scheduling and building client relationships
Personality:
  • Confidence in working alone as well as being collaborative; reporting into management or alongside other team members
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Natural ability for relationship building
  • A good work ethic
  • Creative and passionate about branding, design, motion and digital
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
Benefits:
  • Annual bonus
  • Progression and training opportunities
  • Free tea, coffee, and snacks
  • Office dog
  • Modern office environment
  • Free parking
  • Flexible working hours, accommodating school schedules
  • Opportunity for hybrid working
  • Mileage and accommodation costs covered
  • 20 holidays plus bank holidays
IDEALLY LOCATED

Find us on the edge of The Peak District in beautiful Derbyshire, in easy reach of Chesterfield, Sheffield, Derby, Manchester, London, New York, Paris and pretty much any where on the planet. If you’re passing, stop by and say hello or drop us a line…

Cutthorpe,
 Chesterfield, Derbyshire S42 7AX

Telephone:
01246 56 33 57

Email:
studio@crush-design.co.uk

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