London

Business Director - UK

Job Overview

As Business Director you will be the face of UNIT9 across agencies and clients, responsible for representing some of the most awesome, cutting edge and creative work in the world. You will drive swift business growth through long-lasting and lucrative relationships, with a keen eye for identifying opportunities to help achieve UNIT9’s ambitious growth targets. You will be plugged into the world of emerging technology and will be incredibly knowledgeable about the advertising landscape and able to identity opportunities where brands, technology and people intersect.

You will genuinely love what you do.

Reports to: Managing Director

Profile:

  • You will be entrepreneurial commercially driven and will relish the opportunity to represent UNIT9 in the UK

  • You will be driven by innovation and creativity in advertising. You will be passionate and knowledgeable across all of the latest technology platforms and innovations.

  • You will be an excellent communicator, capable of presenting creative ideas in a compelling and engaging manner.

  • You will have a proven track record of commercial delivery in a creative environment

  • You will have an extensive network of contacts across agencies and brands in the UK

  • You will relish working in a high-paced and collaborative environment

Business  Director Tasks:

  • Responsible for lead generation, new business and sales across agencies with an occasional eye on brand-direct

  • Building a strong new business pipeline to meet and exceed pre-arranged revenue targets.

  • To implement a client contact strategy to strategically and proactively target clients via various channels with a view to open up a conversation to showcase our offering as a business.

  • Responsible for maintaining and growing new and existing client relationships by negotiating and closing deals across Unit9’s diverse offering

  • Presenting creative proposals to clients and key decision makers with creative leads and production team

  • Client management across the whole project lifecycle, working closely with the production team and acting as an escalation point when needed

  • Attend regular status meetings and work with our clients to find solutions to business problems by keeping abreast of industry updates

  • Interface with Executive Producers and Lead Producers who are responsible for the day-to-day communication with clients and the production of client business.

  • Acting as point-person with key influence across cross-functional teams whilst meeting deadlines and ensuring high quality creative

  • Working within the marketing function to input on thought leadership, outreach strategy and events

 

TO APPLY: Please send your CV and salary expectations to rosh@unit9.com