Business Development Manager

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our team based out of London. Your focus will be on either Place & Space or Financial Services & Tech.

Job Title: Business Development Managers

Agency: alan. & Sectorlight

Business unit: Business Development

Location: London

Reports to: Sales & Marketing Director


alan. and Sectorlight are the B2B and B2C agencies in the independent and privately-owned Raconteur Group. Two brands, one goal: to break the mould and redefine marketing. 

We are an international team of marketing experts, brand aficionados, inspirational creatives, digital-doers and storytellers, passionate about bringing brands to life.

alan. agency provides digital-first, insight-led strategic creative marketing solutions for B2B clients including AWS, Mastercard, SAP, Google, Grant Thornton and KPMG. 

Our services include; research & insights, strategy & planning, digital, branding & design, content & creative and activation & performance. Our unrivalled access to C-suite data makes us the most truth-driven agency in B2B. This, with our provocative ethos, attitude and practice is what sets us apart.

Sectorlight specialises in brand strategy, 360 degree marketing solutions and integrated design. Placemaking, destination marketing, commercial, residential and luxury spaces are our domain. 

We are passionate about creating emotional connections between people and places. 

 With offices in London and the UAE, Sectorlight blends the best of London design innovation with regional and international expertise, we deliver award-winning, innovative solutions for outstanding brands and destinations around the world such as The Royal Atlantis, WeWork, Berkeley Homes, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, CIT, Taylor Wimpey, EcoWorld, W Hotel and CO-RE.

This is a fantastic time to join our agency as we are going through significant growth and are extremely ambitious and entrepreneurial. You have the opportunity to really make your mark. We look for talented, hard working and smart individuals who are able to have a sense of responsibility and want to be part of a winning team. And, above all else, are driven to break the mould.


Due to continued growth we are looking for experienced Business Development Managers to join our team based out of London. Your focus will be on either Place & Space or Financial Services & Tech

You will have experience working agency side with a focus on either financial services, tech or place and space clients. You will identify and nurture key prospects, building and maintaining relationships with key client stakeholders at all levels. 

As the Business Development Manager you will be responsible for bringing appropriate new projects into the business across B2B and B2C. You will ensure we are meeting our commercial targets and help to keep our clients happy.

You will spearhead pitches in response to client briefs and understand the client’s business and objectives. You will understand how ideas can travel across media and work with teams to help translate ideas across executions. You will manage and support the junior members of the sales team.


  • Experience working in a business development role within a marketing/creative agency environment, B2B or B2C. 

  • Experience working with Financial/Professional services, Tech or Place & Space clients.

  • Proven experience overachieving targets and comfortable maintaining GP margins.

  • Proven experience bringing in accounts of £350k+.

  • Good understanding of the management of integrated campaigns; creative, branding, content, digital, and social.

  • Experience managing and motivating junior members of the team.

  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbally.


  • Competitive base salary plus commission

  • Vitality - Private health care and dental insurance

  • 25 days holiday per annum, +1 additional day holiday for each year worked at the company (capped at a max of 3)

  • Flexible hybrid working policy

  • Discounted gym membership and a range of wellness deals through Vitality

  • Perks at Work subscription

  • Wellbeing - full service Employee Assistance Programme, access to meditation apps

  • Early finish on Fridays

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave.

If this sounds like the job for you we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV to our Head of Talent at:

At alan. & Sectorlight we recognise that diversity is critical to our continued success, growth and enjoyment at work. We seek to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and therefore encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their age, race, sex, disability, religion/belief or sexual orientation.

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