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Business Development Executive

East Belfast & Holywood Area

The Business

Platform Media is a creative design agency with offices in Belfast, Ballymena and Carrickfergus.

Working in the main with clients across Northern Ireland, Platform Media is an ideal size for a Business Development Executive at the beginning to middle of their career to gain first-hand exposure to clients and build knowledge of businesses aspirations in the NI business marketplace.

The Opportunity

When it comes to generating leads, day-to-day duties typically include:

  • Researching organisations and individuals online and in person, to identify new leads and potential new markets.
  • Researching the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions about purchasing.
  • Contacting potential clients in person, via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings.
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
  • Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events.

To be an effective Business Development Executive, an individual must be:

  • Socially adept.
  • Good with numbers.
  • Able to provide quality leadership.

The skills you need to excel in this position include:

  • Strong communication and IT fluency.
  • Creative talents and the ability to solve tough problems.
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry and its current events.
  • The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Skill in prioritising and triaging obligations.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and organisation.



Platform Media Expansion with an imminent move into our 3rd office and new premises at 33 Castlereagh Road, Belfast, we are recruiting for the following position:

Position: Business Development Executive
Salary: £18,000 per annum
OTE: £25,000 – £30,000
Based: In any of our 3 offices
Area Covered: Primarily East Belfast and Holywood
Apply Via: Email your CV to
Application Closing Date: Friday 6th March 2020


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