Festicket is hiring a

Business Development Manager - UK Live Music Events πŸ“žπŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

Leeds, United Kingdom

Festicket empowers music fans with a seamless service to discover and book tickets and travel packages for music festivals worldwide. Our platform offers an end-to-end experience for music travellers, an efficient two-sided marketplace for 1,500+ music festivals across 40 different countries, and a network of 5,000 suppliers for accommodation & travel packages. In six short years, we have become Europe's largest music festival platform. πŸ™Œ

The Festicket Family is currently at 140, and we're passionate about changing the face of live music experiences. Our head office is in Camden, London with smaller offices in Berlin, Amsterdam, Porto, Nantes and San Francisco. 🌍

We're now post Series-D funded, and backed by some of the UK's largest VC funds.πŸŽ‰

We've been announced as #6 in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, a Tech City UK's Future Fifty company & #80 in the Financial Times Fastest Growing 1000 EU Companies. πŸ’ͺ

Join us on our mission in transforming the way music fans discover, book tickets and travel packages for festivals around the world. πŸš€πŸš€πŸš€

YOUR ROLE

Festicket is looking for a Business Development Manager to join our commercial / business development team. You will be responsible for growing and maintaining our event / music festivals client base within the UK. Whilst working with those currently covering this region. It's an exciting region with lots of growth! Your mission will be to build on existing partnerships ensuring that there is an increase in sales and profitability year on year. This roles location can be flexible.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 12 months experience in sales or new business development
  • Experience within the travel, festival or music industry preferrable
  • Have a confident telephone manner
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage projects, focus on achieving objectives, adjust priorities, manage time and follow up on actions
  • Show an ability to work autonomously and be able to take responsibility beyond scope of role
  • Actively look for new solutions and create new ideas regarding the on-going commercial development.
  • Be aware of and take responsibility for implications of decisions
  • Have the ability to cope in a high-pressure environment

Benefits

We’re a team of 150 located in an amazing the heart of Camden. By joining us you will be part of one of the fastest growing music / travel start-up companies in Europe, where you will have ample opportunity for career progression as we continue to grow. πŸ“ˆ

We have a company culture which is very idea orientated and driven but also very social. It's entirely normal at 5pm on a Friday for half the company to be drinking together in the office & then planning to head out for a night out. 🍻

Benefits & Perks also include:

  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • 15 sick days per annum
  • Discretionary flexible working from home
  • Eyecare – Discounted eye tests and glasses
  • Festicket United- 7 a-side football matches
  • Regular fortnightly in office yoga classes
  • Opportunities to go to selected & partnered music festivals for free & all year round staff discount
  • Extra day holiday for your birthday
  • Management training programme
  • Free breakfast
  • Weekly delivery of beers, food, snacks, fruits and drinks
  • Weekly Friday drinks at 4pm on Friday
  • Regular team lunches
  • Fun monthly company events
  • Perks - free Festicket T-shirts, Jumpers and more
  • Value driven start-up culture.

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