do you Want to join the DIB team?

We are always looking for exceptionally talented individuals to join the UK’s fastest growing and leading business networking organisation.

Even if your ideal position isn’t listed here, don’t let that put you off. Get in touch and send your CV to sarah.wilcox@downtowninbusiness.com

Vacancies

If you would like any further information about any of opportunites please contact sarah.wilcox@downtowninbusiness.com

*Please note to apply please send a CV and covering letter to the email address outlined for each role.

Reports to: CEO of Downtown in Business

Salary: £35k-£40k PER ANNUM plus commission OTE £50k

WHAT IS THE ROLE

Downtown in Business are looking for a brilliant, ambitious salesperson to join our team to work across different sectors recruiting businesses across the Northern Powerhouse to join the fastest growing business organisation in the country. We work hard, have fun and reward accordingly. We are the business club with influence and have earned a reputation as one of the most influential, effective business groupS in the North of England and the West Midlands.

The ideal candidate will have previous sales experience, hardworking, driven, and hungry for success.

THE MAIN OBJECTIVES

  • Manage the generation of new business, to maximise sales and profit and meet/exceed assigned sales targets and objectives
  • Identify new opportunities to increase sales to existing members
  • Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships with members
  • Record all contact notes in company CRM and manage members and prospects pipeline in the CRM
  • Work with colleagues to deliver joined-up member/prospect service levels
  • Attend networking events
  • Monthly reporting to Directors

 

ABOUT YOU

  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to quickly build lasting relationships
  • Confident with a sense of humour
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Professional approach and appearance
  • Self-motivated, focussed, and proactive
  • Team player
  • Able to work off own initiative and hit the ground running.
  • Full Clean UK Drivers Licence, own transport

It is important to note that this is a guide to the work you will be required to undertake.  It may be changed from time to time to meet employment requirements.

 

Job Type:
Permanent

Salary:
£35,000.00-£40,000.00 per year

Additional pay:
Commission

OTE:
£50k

Schedule:
Monday to Friday
No weekends

Experience:
Sales: 2 years (ESSENTIAL)

Location:
Manchester

Work remotely:
No

Email your CV to sarah.wilcox@downtowninbusiness.com

Reports to: CEO of Downtown in Business

Salary: £40k-£45k OTE £50k-£60k

Based: Newcastle

It is important to note that this job description is a guide to the work you will be required to undertake. 

Main Purpose of the Post

Membership/sponsorship sales and the account management of existing Downtown members will form the core part of this exciting role, whilst you will also be involved in maintaining up-to-date records and CRM systems relating to Downtown sponsors, partners, members and supporters.  To work with the events and communication teams to market the work of Downtown and the events in Newcastle.

Main Responsibilities

  • Achieve individual sales targets and help the company to achieve its revenue and non-revenue-based targets.
  • Achieve all other metric targets such as meetings, calls and tender responses.
  • To be proactive with locating and developing new business in line with the revenue and sales.
  • To ensure all opportunities are taken to promote and sell a range of products across the region including membership, sponsorship online services and business support packages.
  • Maximise customer penetration through use of prospecting, presentation, selling, closing, follow up and account development skills.
  • Generate a substantive sales opportunity pipeline.
  • Prepare reports and sales forecasts, as required.
  • Help build a team of three people to support the Newcastle membership.


Person Specification

  • Able to manage existing customer relationships, and proactively develop new customer relationships
  • Able to identify and anticipate customer needs and exceed expectations
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and under own initiative
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Able to manage a small team
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Flexible and proactive approach to workload
  • Proven track record in a proactive sales role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


In addition to the above all staff are required to:

  • Adhere to all Downtown in Business’ policies and procedures, including Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety.
  • Respect confidentiality: all confidential information should be kept in confidence and not released to unauthorised persons.
  • Undertake appropriate training and development as required.
  • Participate in Downtown in Business’ Performance Review and Development Scheme.

For more information and to apply contact frank.mckenna@downtowninbusiness.com

Reports to: CEO of Downtown in Business

Salary: £40k-£45k OTE £50k-£60k

Based: Manchester

It is important to note that this job description is a guide to the work you will be required to undertake. 

Main Purpose of the Post

Membership/sponsorship sales and the account management of existing Downtown members will form the core part of this exciting role, whilst you will also be involved in maintaining up-to-date records and CRM systems relating to Downtown sponsors, partners, members and supporters.  To work with the events and communication teams to market the work of Downtown and the events in Manchester.

Main Responsibilities

  • Achieve individual sales targets and help the company to achieve its revenue and non-revenue-based targets.
    Achieve all other metric targets such as meetings, calls and tender responses.
    To be proactive with locating and developing new business in line with the revenue and sales.
    To ensure all opportunities are taken to promote and sell a range of products across the region including membership, sponsorship online services and business support packages.
    Maximise customer penetration through use of prospecting, presentation, selling, closing, follow up and account development skills.
    Generate a substantive sales opportunity pipeline.
    Prepare reports and sales forecasts, as required.

Person Specification

  • Able to manage existing customer relationships, and proactively develop new customer relationships
    Able to identify and anticipate customer needs and exceed expectations
    Ability to work both as part of a team and under own initiative
    Enthusiastic and self-motivated
    Able to manage a small team
    Strong organisational and planning skills
    Flexible and proactive approach to workload
    Proven track record in a proactive sales role
    Excellent interpersonal skills

In addition to the above all staff are required to:

  • Adhere to all Downtown in Business’ policies and procedures, including Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety.
  • Respect confidentiality: all confidential information should be kept in confidence and not released to unauthorised persons.
  • Undertake appropriate training and development as required.
  • Participate in Downtown in Business’ Performance Review and Development Scheme.

For more information and to apply contact frank.mckenna@downtowninbusiness.com

Reports to:  CEO of Downtown in Business

Salary: £40K-45K OTE £50K-60K

Based: Birmingham

It is important to note that this job description is a guide to the work you will be required to undertake. 

Main Purpose of the Post

Membership/sponsorship sales and the account management of existing Downtown members will form the core part of this exciting role, whilst you will also be involved in maintaining up-to-date records and CRM systems relating to Downtown sponsors, partners, members and supporters.  To work with the events and communication teams to market the work of Downtown and the events in Birmingham.

Main Responsibilities

  • Achieve individual sales targets and help the company to achieve its revenue and non-revenue-based targets.
  • Achieve all other metric targets such as meetings, calls and tender responses.
  • To be proactive with locating and developing new business in line with the revenue and sales.
  • To ensure all opportunities are taken to promote and sell a range of products across the region including membership, sponsorship online services and business support packages.
  • Maximise customer penetration through use of prospecting, presentation, selling, closing, follow up and account development skills.
  • Generate a substantive sales opportunity pipeline.
  • Prepare reports and sales forecasts, as required.

Person Specification

  • Able to manage existing customer relationships, and proactively develop new customer relationships
  • Able to identify and anticipate customer needs and exceed expectations
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and under own initiative
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Able to manage a small team
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Flexible and proactive approach to workload
  • Proven track record in a proactive sales role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

In addition to the above all staff are required to:

  • Adhere to all Downtown in Business’ policies and procedures, including Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety.
  • Respect confidentiality: all confidential information should be kept in confidence and not released to unauthorised persons.
  • Undertake appropriate training and development as required.
  • Participate in Downtown in Business’ Performance Review and Development Scheme.

For more information and to apply contact chris.mckenna@downtowninbusiness.com

Reports to: Head of Communications

Salary – £20-22K

Based – Liverpool

It is important to note that this job description is a guide to the work you will be required to undertake. 

Main Purpose of the Post

You will be responsible for assisting with the marketing content for both Downtown in Business and its members. You will help to develop digital media for awards dinners, events and more.

You will also support the rest of the marketing team with a variety of projects.

This is an ideal role for a young and ambitious creative thinker who wishes to develop a wide variety of skills in a varied role.

Main Responsibilities

Develop and create digital marketing collateral.
Organise and assist with Social Media publishing schedule.
Assist with Downtown in Business video content.
Update Downtown in Business website.
Assist with digital newsletter creation.
Create artwork and marketing materials for future DIB awards dinners and conferences.
Manage and maintain DIBs CRM system.

Person Specification

Familiar with the Adobe Suite of products, in particular InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop.
good knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular PowerPoint.
Be creative and enjoy design.
Good organisational and planning skills.
Some experience with CRM systems.
Ability to work both as part of a team and under own initiative.
Enthusiastic and self-motivated.
Flexible and proactive approach to workload.
Excellent interpersonal skills

In addition to the above all staff are required to:

Adhere to all Downtown in Business’ policies and procedures, including Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety.
Respect confidentiality: all confidential information should be kept in confidence and not released to unauthorised persons.
Undertake appropriate training and development as required.

Participate in Downtown in Business’ Performance Review and Development Scheme.

For more information and to apply contact chris.wilcox@downtowninbusiness.com

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