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New Business Manager

£30,000 – £40,000
Midweight, Senior
Full Time, Freelance, Fixed Term
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Job Description

New Business Manager 30-40k

We are Accept & Proceed. Actually, we are Accept & Proceed and you. We partner with visionaries. People who hunger for radical ideas. People who like radical action. People who don’t flinch at the world we’ve been given to solve. We design with both the analytic and the aesthetic in mind and strive to collaborate with innovative and pioneering brands - those that are aiming to be a force for good.

We are B Corp certified and a 1% for the Planet business, using our profits and growth as a means to a greater end. Our business exists to support the lives of those involved and to bring about positive change through our work.

About the Role

Accept & Proceed are seeking a talented New Business Manager who supports the drive to build relationships with fast growing, game-changing brands across sectors. From capturing sector trends and delivering outreach campaigns, to being a key face of the business at industry events - this is a versatile role that offers the opportunity to exercise and grow your strategy, research and communication skills.

Along with working with the New Business Director, you will also be working closely with our creative & project management teams, facilitating the development of striking and emotive RFPs, managing our CRM and making on-going reporting efficient and fully comprehensive.

Your role will also include providing new business support for Today, A&P’s sister company, that delivers strategy for outliers; pioneering brands that want to maintain that status in a purposeful and visionary way.

Your strong writing capabilities will make new business messaging compelling across channels. Your strong self initiative and research capabilities will identify strategic new business opportunities and uncover important tonalities across thriving industries on a global scale.

About you

You are self-motivated and self-disciplined with an entrepreneurial spirit. You have a background in design, creative agencies, art, or creative technology with a strong interest in brands, future trends, the agency world and enjoy working in a creative environment.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Organised and efficient with good attention to detail. Fluency across various social media platforms including analytics and reporting tools.

Typical to-do’s you will have on your list

Exploring some of the world's most interesting brands, their place within culture and translating that into research and insights.

Undertaking market research, Capturing new business trends, target sector building and commercial performance, identifying new strategic commercial leads and sourcing contact data for new business targets.

Crafting messaging, executing strategic outreach, tracking outreach across the business and supporting mass campaigns.

Maintenance of our new business CRM.

Weekly, monthly and quarterly insight & outreach reporting.

Copy development for proposals.

Networking & events facilitation.

Inclusion & Diversity

We strongly believe diversity helps us create better design and we welcome people of all ages, stories and backgrounds


9-Day Fortnight (every other Friday off, for nurture or to explore), our usual hours are 9.30-6pm, trialing hybrid working with everyone in the office Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday.

23 days holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing with service (pro rata), plus time off at Christmas and on your birthday, also 3 paid volunteer days per year

Healthcare & Dental package with access to wellness activities.