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Business Development Executive

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 31-33 Castlereagh Road, Belfast, we are recruiting for the following position:

Position: Business Development Executive
Salary: £18,000 per annum + Bonuses
Based: In any of our 3 offices
Area Covered: Primarily Newtownabbey
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