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Business Development Director - London

£80,000 - £100,000 - Exhibitions & Conferences - Sales
Ref: 564 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Nov 2017
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Huge opportunity for an experienced Divisional Director or Portfolio Director to lead the commercial success of a global exhibition / trade show portfolio - working for a leading expo organiser based in London.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be an experienced exhibition Event Director or Portfolio Director with stacks of experience in driving team performance. The key element of this role will be managing strategic partnerships with key stakeholders and industry associations.You’ll also have strategic, operational and P&L responsibility. 

This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity for a self-motivated and commercially-driven individual to take control of an international portfolio of events.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing and maintaining close working relationships with partners and associations as neccessary
  • Coaching and developing team members to create an outstanding cohesive team that meets or exceeds targets
  • Stimulating a culture of collaboration, respect and high-achievement
  • Driving the strategy, plans and budgets for multiple events within the division
  • Focus on strategic commercial success
  • Demonstrating a deep understanding of profitability and managing P&L

Key requirements:

  • Experience in ownership and delivery of large-scale events
  • Experience of leading large-scale and complex international content/sponsorship-led events
  • Enthusiastic and infectious leadership style
  • Sound negotiating and influencing skills

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • You’ll take the lead on various events within a high-performing exhibition division for a hugely successful global organiser
  • The salary on offer is between £80,000 and £100,000

Location:

  • The role is based in central London