We're Hiring Again! - Part Time Business Developer/Account Manager

Ditch the suit and bring us some personality instead! At Studio Illicit, we do things differently. We’re not looking for ‘ordinary’ – we’re on the hunt for a creative, charismatic Business Developer/Account Manager who’s ready to join us. As well as developing creative ideas for new business, you’ll be acting as a key liaison for clients, getting involved with everything from project management to content coordination.

The role is part time (3 days a week). Working from Foundry 17, McCoy’s Arcade, you can enjoy a spacious, contemporary and beautiful working environment with our passionate creative team.

Think you’d be a good fit or want to know more about the role? Read on and get in touch!

 

The Role

  • Working creatively to win new business, upselling to existing clients and marketing the Studio Illicit brand
  • Acting as a key point of contact for clients
  • Staying abreast of day to day aspects of a web design and development project, from initial project scoping to delivery
  • Taking a ‘hands on’ and organisational approach to web content
  • Working closely with the design and development team to ensure projects are on track in timescales and budgets
  • Developing excellent ongoing relationships with the client

What you will be doing

  • Increasing web sales on the strength of our portfolio, as well as developing new avenues of business though seminars, events, networking and campaigns
  • Involvement in marketing and developing awareness of the Studio Illicit brand: offering fresh and creative promotional ideas, organising photo shoots, press/advertising and social campaigns
  • Leading consultations with prospective clients, proposing project strategies, specifications and costs
  • Developing site maps with the client
  • Consolidating web content: offering feedback on submitted copy and images, advising/critiquing and making suggestions where necessary
  • Coordinating content creation teams where necessary: arranging photography/filmmaking shoots, content writers and digital marketing campaigns
  • Packaging content, site maps and project specifications in a ‘ready to go’ format for the web design and development team
  • Regularly updating client on the status of a project
  • Notifying clients of changes to project scope and features, related cost implications

What we are looking for

  • Creative approach to management and sales
  • Strong understanding of marketing and promotion
  • Ability to recognise high quality content, design and user experience
  • Ability to multitask and manage a large number of projects at any one time
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Confident and diplomatic manner
  • Ability to work under pressure and change direction when required
  • Ability to identify business opportunities, build client relationships and seek new business
  • Ability to understand and translate client requirements into tasks and deliverables for the design and development team
  • Ability to work on own initiative and learn ‘on the job’, both independently and as part of a team  
  • Experience in an account/project management role
  • Experience of working in a digital/creative agency

Get in touch!

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