Business Development Director, Europe – London – £75k-£85k + Package

Central London
£75 - £85k + Package
21 Dec 2012
21 Jan 2013
Business Type
Contract Type
Full Time



The opportunity is with an award winning global digital marketing agency with over 450 employees worldwide.

Through a seamless collaboration between creative, strategy and technology, the agency’s mission is to build connections between brands and consumers, creating always-on brand experiences and integrated campaigns for a digitally connected world.


A superb opportunity has arisen for a new European Business Development Director to be based in London, covering London, Hamburg, Amsterdam and Paris markets.

This is a truly exciting opportunity to drive growth and build the agency brand in Europe, leading all business development activities including proposals and pitches, and developing and implementing a European marketing plan and PR approach.

The Business Development Director for Europe will

Be based in London, reporting into the European Managing Director, with frequent travel around the region

Work with the European Managing Director to qualify opportunities, and be responsible for bringing in strategic business that complements the agency’s core strategy while increasing its market share and revenue

Collaborate closely with the General Managers in each office, coordinating and collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams across strategy, creative, tech and delivery management

Support in driving the pitch process, shaping solutions and helping each office to develop a go-to-market approach, spotting opportunities for networking, award entries and PR

Additionally the Business Development Director for Europe will work alongside the Global Business Development team to share and leverage best practice, case studies and business development learnings to help the agency grow worldwide


 If you are currently operating at a Senior/Group Account Director or Business Development Director level and are hungry for the next challenge, this could be the perfect opportunity.

Key attributes of the Business Development Director include:

Digital agency experience, in a Client Services or Business Development capacity

Proven experience successfully contributing to business growth

A proactive, energetic and solutions oriented personality

Thrives in a fast paced environment

Exceptional communications and organisational skills

Experience in driving pitches and coordinating multiple disciplines

Excellent presentation skills, verbal and written communication

 You will be based at the agency’s London office with frequent travel around the region visiting the Hamburg, Paris and Amsterdam teams. Excellent salary and benefits package