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Our client is going through a massive transformation and needs an ambitious Managing Director to be the leader and face for new business.


Communications Agency




Competitive + extremely generous bonus scheme


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Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Managing Director - Agency - Manchester - Competitive + Bonus

Lead, motivate and boost.

Our client is going through a massive transformation and needs an ambitious Managing Director to be the leader and face for new business. Our client is an award-winning, worldwide, global communication giant and have got there from delivering a top class service to their massive portfolio of clients.

Having received a recent healthy injection of investment they are now looking for a Managing Director to immediately make the business their own and take the reins of driving new business. They will be relentless in the task of acquiring new business and go to the next level to make it theirs. They will sit side by side with their team, coaching and building their capabilities to ensure that no opportunities are missed or overlooked. They will be an integral part of the leadership of the whole of the UK and will work seamlessly with their peers

Roles and Responsibilities of the Managing Director

  • Committed to making new business happen through complete autonomy and accountability
  • Roll their sleeves up and bring in new business
  • Lead and develop a strong team ensuring that they are given the training, support and tools to perform and progress within the business
  • Responsible for their own line on the P&L and persistent in delivery
  • Create, pitch and source new business in the region and support UK teams with new business acquisition as and when required
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with the UK leadership team

Skills and Attributes

  • Have examples and evidence of relevant leadership
  • Have strong knowledge and investment in the Manchester marketing, media and advertising community
  • A resilient pitcher with a high success rate
  • A sturdy black book of CMOs
  • A strong creative relationship with data, content and digital
  • Hold an entrepreneurial disposition with the drive and determination to succeed. Previous experience of running a company would be highly advantageous
  • Naturally fun and charismatic in order to fit into the companies culture and vibe
  • Motivated and prepared to be a contributor to positive change

If you are interested in this role apply today. Alternatively to hear more or get some advice contact our Executive Search team on 0161 833 1044 or email [email protected]

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