Business Development Director - London

£80,000 and £100,000 - Sales
Ref: 545 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Sep 2017
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A unique opportunity for a dynamic exhibitions M&A specialist to join a hugely successful, global exhibition organiser, based in London. You’ll need to be a highly motivated and results-driven exhibitions professional from an Event Director or events Sales Director background.

The Role:

As Business Development Director, you’ll identify new acquisition targets, working alongside two other directors to support the company’s global expansion strategy. You’ll need bundles of initiative and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

You will coordinate the approach to suitable targets, assess valuation of assets, develop acquisition models and run due diligence streams on transactions. It is essential that you can hit the ground running as you will immediately assume significant levels of responsibility in shaping our client’s expansion into new geographic and strategic areas.

Key skills and attributes:

  • Extremely strong knowledge of the exhibition sector and global markets
  • Excellent financial, analytical and modelling skills
  • Research experience
  • Confidence to challenge effectively and manage senior level relationships
  • Effective stakeholder management at all levels
  • Resourceful and able to work under own volition
  • Strong team player and communicator

Key responsibilities:

  • Acquisition target origination, including research, filtering and presentation of suitable targets
  • Building acquisition models
  • Valuation of assets using various methodologies
  • Preparing board whitepapers/presentations

Why this a great opportunity:

  • You’ll be working for a highly-successful, UK based organiser enjoying continuous international growth
  • The salary on offer is between £80,000 and £100,000 depending on experience

The role is based at our client’s offices in central London.