Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager
Home based

Agriconnect is the largest multi-platform agricultural information business in the UK. Our brands - Farmers Guardian, Arable Farming, Dairy Farmer, LAMMA and CropTec shows - reach deeply into all the major agricultural sectors including arable, dairy, livestock, agricultural machinery, finance and equipment.

We take a farmer-centric approach to media. Our job is to help farmers run their farms more efficiently and make better purchasing decisions. There are many ways in which we can do this – magazines, websites, webinars, podcasts, conferences, events, and marketplaces.

So, if you’re looking to join an energetic, supportive, and enthusiastic team and want to work in a positive and dynamic culture we’d love to hear from you.

Business Development Manager

We are now looking for a motivated and driven salesperson to join the LAMMA event team. Reporting into the Head of Sales, the successful candidate will assist in growing/evolving the event through extensive phone-based exhibition sales and face to face meetings.

The main function of the role is to develop the business through growth in revenue, yield, and increase customer/exhibitor/sponsor numbers.

This role’s objective is to identify new opportunities and influence companies’ events habits whilst understanding their objectives and need for ROI from attending the LAMMA event. Due to the ever-changing nature of the industry, this person must spot new avenues and exploit market trends to exceed revenue targets.

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous events or media sales experience
  • An interest in agriculture
  • Experience of developing and implementing successful sales leads
  • Highly motivated & driven, with an ability to meet ambitious performance goals
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated to continually explore new opportunities, whilst possessing a natural inquisitive nature
  • Excellent communication written and interpersonal skills
  • Representing the business at relevant industry events and trade shows
  • Strong sales ability to establish a deep understanding of the company need to provide the relevant solution
  • Ability to accurately forecast future sales
  • Keep abreast of all current trends, activities and relevant news within agriculture and specific sector
  • Effective time manager who possesses highly effective organisational skills

We offer an excellent package including a competitive basic salary, 25 days holiday increasing to 27 after two years, an extra day off on your birthday, free life assurance, contributory pension scheme, employee assistance programme and a 35-hour working week.

We believe that creating a culture of diversity will help to maximise everybody’s potential and achieve superior business results. We aim to harness differences to create a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are being fully utilised and in which organisational goals are met.

If you’re interested in the role please send your CV and covering letter, including your salary expectations, via the apply button now. 

Closing date is 16th July 2022.


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