February 07th, 2024

Business Development Assistant – London

About Us

We stand as a thriving integrated Creative Content agency, collaborating with clients ranging
from innovative start-ups to globally renowned brands in the realms of fashion, retail, and
lifestyle. We build relationships, create content, and deliver results that matter.
Our team of almost 100 based across Manchester, London & Mumbai have the capability,
creativity, and commercialism to provide creative solutions for our clients that deliver results and
increase their sales.
In Manchester our services include branding, web design, digital marketing, creative,
photography, production, and video all of which are wrapped with end-to-end account
management and logistics production – put simply we plan, create, deliver, and
optimise content for our clients.

Here at seventy7 we are seeking a proactive Business Development Assistant to join us in our
London’s Flagship Visual Content Agency.
This position is critical to seventy7’s business development efforts and the markets that we serve -
Retail, Consumer Electronics, FMCG, Hotel & Leisure, Fashion, Interior Design, Fine Jewellery, Luxury,
Beauty, and Sustainability. At seventy7 you’ll find a team of creative, inspired and results-focused
people who are passionate about helping our clients succeed in their industry. If you are analytical,
self-motivated, driven and want to grow and learn in a creative and commercial environment, we
would like to hear from you.

The Role
  • Achieve growth and hit sales targets building on our company’s strong reputation across the
    creative industry.
  • Successfully maintain growth in sales activity month over month.
  • Manage a streamlined sales process, KPI’s and associated metrics to support lead
    generation, pipeline management, appointment setting, meetings and closing of new
    business.
  • Manage all inbound inquiries and be the first point of contact in the pipeline.
  • Produce proposals, quotations and estimates that ensure commercial goals are delivered.
  • Grow our regional client base on our CRM database, drive new business, and build close and
    trusted relationships with brands.
  • Establish and build business relationships, effectively communicating Seventy7’s value
    proposition to brands.
  • Understand the customer’s brief requirements and represent Seventy7 as a leading strategic
    partner to them.
  • Proactively maintain account plans, systems, and tools with pipeline activity.
  • Occasionally attend industry events and networking sessions to generate leads and develop
    relationships.
  • Working cross-functionally with Marketing to develop seventy7’s social selling and creating
    thought leadership content to educate new prospects.
  • Commit to a 3-days hybrid working week (Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm).

Location: SW6

Key Responsibilities
  • Achieve growth and hit sales targets building on our company’s strong reputation in creative
    content services.
  • Assist in producing proposals, quotations and estimates that ensure commercial goals are
    delivered.
  • Build and promote strong, long-lasting client relationships by partnering with them and
    understanding their brief.
  • Gather business intelligence on companies, leads and qualified prospects – conduct detailed
    account research based on target account profiles and sectors.
  • Manage a streamlined sales process, KPI’s and associated metrics to support lead
    generation, pipeline management, appointment setting, meetings and closing of new
    business.
  • Identify key stakeholders within organisations and update the leads pipeline accordingly.
  • Create, manage, and report prospect information within our CRM.
  • Close collaboration with our Marketing function to ensure campaigns are effective and KPI driven.
Key Skills
  • Possess extensive expertise in driving new outbound and inbound business acquisition, lead
    generating, with a proven track record of successfully selling to enterprise brands, preferably
    in a dynamic and creative agency environment.
  • Excellent communication and social skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish
    relationships with clients and internal teams.
  • Effective negotiation and deal closing skills; with proven record of meeting or exceeding
    sales targets.
  • Ability to deliver compelling and engaging sales deck to prospective clients.
  • Self-motivated to succeed, with a proactive approach to business development.
  • Organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise and handle multiple
    tasks effectively.
  • Strong understanding of successful sales techniques and strategies
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A passion for, and knowledge of, the retail, technology, beauty, interior design, and fashion
    industries.
  • Results-oriented approach with a drive to achieve and exceed targets.
  • Familiarity with CRM software and sales tools for pipeline management and reporting
Benefits
  • 22 days of holiday per year + bank/public holidays and your birthday too!
  • Employee assistance programme, season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme.
  • Great learning and development opportunities.
  • BUPA EAP Membership.
  • Attractive OTE commission package.
  • Pension plan.
  • High spec MacBook.
  • Hybrid work schedule and remote work options.

Does this sound like you? Apply below.

Open positions

The people are what make our big ideas come to life. If you've got a spark, a talent or an expertise, we want you to be part of Seventy7. Find out where you fit into our team here.
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The people are what make our big ideas come to life. If you've got a spark, a talent or an expertise, we want you to be part of Seventy7. Find out where you fit into our team here.
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Location/ London
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Manchester

The Old School House,
Thirsk St.
Ardwick Green, Manchester
M12 6PN
+44 (0) 161 273 7551

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London

The Piper Building
Peterborough Road,
London,
SW6 3EF
+44 (0) 20 7751 8600

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Mumbai

03, Siddhi CHS Ltd,
Mhada Malad East
near Wageshwari Temple,
Khadakpada,
(W) Mumbai
400097

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