Wanted Business Development Manager, Houston

Fifth Ring is an award-winning marketing communications agency specializing in the B2B sector. The UK-based company was founded by a group of passionate marketers in 1991, and has offices in Scotland, America and Singapore, as well as strong partners around the world.

As part of our expansion plan in the Americas, we are looking for a Business Development Manager to work alongside our regional team based in Houston to identify and strengthen opportunities in the market. 

Are you a master networker? Would you make a great ambassador and trusted advisor? Do you thrive on building and developing lasting relationships with clients? We’re looking for a business development manager to help grow business for our global marcomms agency in Houston and beyond.

If you have experience finding, launching and developing client relationships and would like to work alongside an energetic, dynamic team, we want to hear from you!

Interested? Send us your resume and show us what you can do.

The Ideal Candidate

  • You will have strong commercial acumen and can uncover client opportunities with marketing and business challenges that can be addressed with marketing communications solutions
  • You are an excellent team player and can work effectively with internal and client teams to produce successful win-win outcomes
  • You have a strong sense of responsibility and take direct ownership of revenue performance and business results
  • You have a good track record of sales revenue generation and client satisfaction

Key Responsibilities

  • Work alongside Regional Director of the Americas team in identifying networking and new business opportunities locally and throughout North and South America
  • Attend networking sessions and events locally and regionally
  • Manage the full cycle of new business process from prospecting to close
  • Collaborate with internal resources across global teams and lead the development of strategic and creative proposals to sell in to client
  • Strong focus on selling to new/prospective clients
  • Nurture accounts to drive organic revenue growth through development planning
  • Scope and develop proposals that achieve client marketing and communications objectives
  • Keep abreast of latest news and trends in the marketing and communications space
  • Any other duties that may be assigned that are compatible with skills and experience

Skills and Experience

  • Highly motivated self-starter, thrive in performance-driven environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Confident and pro-active with a positive attitude
  • Good networking skills with the ability to establish positive first impressions
  • Quick thinking in identifying opportunities for client challenges
  • Ability to actively garner new business leads
  • Sound business acumen
  • Skilled in developing new business proposals
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Experience in account management
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in business development or sales
  • Passionate about marketing and communications
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields
  • B2B experience
  • Industry knowledge a plus
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • A well-developed network of industry professionals

How To Apply

Keen to join our team? Send your CV and covering letter to talent@fifthring.com. Please read our applicant policy for details on how we use the information you provide.