Title: Business Development Manager
Location: East Grinstead
Job type: Permanent
Reporting to: Commercial Manager
Background: The Commercial Partnerships team operates within the wider Commercial Marketing department of the Caravan and Motorhome Club – the UK’s largest touring organisation with over 1 million customers and a heritage spanning over 100 years. Commercial Partnerships has responsibility for delivering over £2.5m million in revenue to the Club annually. The team is in its fifth year and has demonstrated revenue growth. The team is responsible for strategic partnerships in print and digital advertising, event and product sponsorship, member offers, the Club shop, competitions, prizes and other commercial opportunities that arise.
Purpose of job: As part of this team you will be responsible for driving sales and generating revenue growth in print and digital for a long-standing and market-leading brand with one million customers, a leading magazine title and app, a highly successful website, and a growing events portfolio. As Business Development Manager, your focus will be on ensuring the monthly advertising sales targets are achieved by building long term professional partnerships with new and existing accounts. You will be tasked with developing and implementing new opportunities to grow revenue, by taking advantage of new channels and new markets in sales verticals within the leisure industry and outside of the sector (for example personal finance, groceries, lifestyle etc.).