New Business Manager NEW

Due to growth, an established creative agency in the heart of Cardiff city centre is recruiting for an experienced New Business Manager.

This is a crucial appointment and will be instrumental in achieving the growth for the agency. The focus is on management and delivery of new business that comes in. With experience in either the media or marketing sector, you will lead pitches, coordinate teams and assess the suitability of new projects.



New Business Manager duties


  • Management of incoming new business. Assessing and making recommendations if the opportunity is suitable.
  • When a project is identified as worthwhile, having the enthusiasm and drive to lead the response which includes creating and delivering pitches, completing bids and tenders etc.
  • Working across multiple teams to pull together pertinent information for potential clients.
  • Maintaining and adding to the document library.
  • Actively pursue external opportunities that are known in the market.
  • Working with internal marketing teams to raise the profile of the agency and generate leads.


New Business Manager Person Specification


  • Previous experience needs to be in the marketing or media sector.
  • New business experience is essential, with a track record of winning new business.
  • A genuine passion for all aspects of new business.
  • Excellent understanding of the marketing mix –paid, earned, shared and owned channels.
  • A flair for bringing teams together.
  • Ability to working to deadlines.
  • Strong writing abilities.
  • Excellent attention to detail.




Based in Cardiff city centre and easily accessible from south Wales and Bristol region. The office is slowly reopening and after taking an internal staff poll, a blended approach to work will be taken. A minimum of two days a week will be in Cardiff.

As well as the salary there is a comprehensive benefits package to include a discretionary annual bonus, 26 days holiday, flexible working arrangements and a ‘hybrid’ work model.


If this role is not quite right for you but know someone who might be suitable, be sure to make use of our £250 Candidate Referral Scheme.


Bowen Eldridge Recruitment is acting as a Marketing Recruitment Agency on behalf of client.

Tagged as: Bid Manager, Client Pitches, Commercial Awareness, marketing agency, Media agency, New Business Manager


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