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New role: Business Development Manager


We’re an ambitious, brave and successful creative marketing and innovation agency based in Brighton.

We are one of the leading UK agencies specialising in creating and taking to market innovative fundraising campaigns for the UK’s most ambitious charities.

We’ve worked with some of the sharpest minds in the business, such as WaterAid, Samaritans, NSPCC, Age UK, British Red Cross, UNICEF and NHS Charities Together, to name a few. We’ve created some of the most successful and exciting UK fundraising campaigns around and are exceptionally proud of what we have achieved.



We’re seeking a dynamic, proven new business winner with a brilliant attitude or track record to join our creative team to help expand Killer’s excellent portfolio.

You must be an ambitious, charismatic and enthusiastic self-starter, willing to take the initiative while playing a key role as part of the team.

You’ll also need to be social media savvy, have excellent presentation skills and a silver tongue, as well as have the desire and willingness to learn.



Salary: £25 – 32k per annum depending on experience + excellent monthly commission

Hours: 39 hours per week, Monday – Friday, flexible start and finish times, 3 days per week office-based,
2 days’ work from home

Location: based at Killer’s Brighton office, working remotely during Covid-19 mandate.

Contract: temporary maternity cover contract from December 2021 – June 2022, but a possibility of longer.




Evidence of generating income, meeting or exceeding targets regularly and consistently

New business pipeline generation

Project cost estimates and quotes

Pitching and presenting

Ambitious and innovative new business strategies

Experience with creative projects


Agency experience

Organic social media management


Content marketing



1.Generate a commercial income stream

Generate new leads

Have confidence in being the first point of contact for inbound leads and enquiries

Excellent ‘people skills’ with the ability to work productively and professionally with a
range of clients and colleagues

Professionalism with warmth and friendliness

Confident communicator and presenter, both in person and virtually

2. Client relations

Co-ordinating all new business enquiries

Defining and validating all leads

Outbound lead sourcing

Creating and building relationships with prospects

Working with Killer Creative colleagues to identify opportunities for growing existing clients

Seeking insight and feedback from prospects to drive our offering and new business approach

Leading on preparing and presenting pitches and proposals – briefing and collaborating with senior colleagues as required

Seeking opportunities to showcase Killer Creative’s work among current and prospective clients

Remaining abreast of creative and marketing fundraising specific trends

3. Strategy, planning and reporting

Planning business development activity, including (but not limited to) activities such as
organic social media, newsletters, email campaigns, webinars, and events

Delivering against the business development strategy

Preparing reports for the fortnightly internal Business Development strategy meeting

Managing leads on internal system and keeping client details up to date

Writing new business reports and pipeline summaries as required by management

Monitoring sold work and pipeline against quarterly targets

Analysing work won and lost to identify reasons for both and areas for improvement

Identifying changes in the market that might change our Business Development strategy

Analysing social media, website and newsletter performance, producing a monthly report
for senior colleagues

4. Financial acumen & commercial focus

Demonstrating a sharp commercial focus – working with Managing Director and Operations Director
to ensure the company is winning profitable work

Liaising with Account Director to understand company resource and identify when new work could commence

Demonstrating good business sense and the ability to work within budgets

Showing accuracy and attention to detail in preparing proposals/information for clients


Sound like you? Send your CV to
No recruitment agencies please.