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Business Development Officer – sponsorship, exhibitions, advertising  |  Business Development Manager  


Business Development Officer – sponsorship, exhibitions, advertising 

Salary £20k + sales related commission OTE £50k, plus benefits 

Working to agreed sales targets and reporting to the Business Development Manager, the Business Development Officer will identify event sponsorship, exhibition, magazine and online advertising sales leads by using EI’s extensive contacts and generating new ones as well as by responding to enquiries. The role will involve drafting sales proposals, pitching to clients and closing sales agreements. 

Educated to a degree level, the ideal candidate will be a self-starter and team-player, with good networking and interpersonal skills, and a strong track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets. Some knowledge of the energy industry would be an advantage. 

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post addressed to Helen Sullivan at by 31 August 2016

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Business Development Manager (Middle East)

Salary: Good basic plus bonus scheme, negotiable based on relevant experience, for an initial 2-year contract

The Energy Institute is the largest worldwide professional membership and scientific and technical organisation concerned with energy. It has over 23,000 individual members working in all aspects of the energy industry and operates in the UK under Royal Charter providing a range of services to its members including registration as Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist and Chartered Environmentalist.

The Business Development Manager will be concerned with all aspects of recruiting and supporting members in UAE and surrounding countries. This is the third appointment in Dubai and the role will require someone with exceptional ability to plan and carry out a wide portfolio of established activities as well as high level communication skills.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter capable of taking responsibility for development and growth of EI Middle East. The role will require someone with business development experience who is task-orientated to achieve defined KPIs.

You will be based in Dubai and be required to travel to other locations for the role. You will report to the Skills and Capability Director in the UK, and will also work closely with the existing branch committee in Dubai and other customers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in order to support the activities of members and volunteers, as well as developing the EI’s reach into other Gulf countries.

The ideal candidate will have around 5 years’ business development experience and knowledge of the energy and/or engineering sector.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter specifically outlining your suitability for the post to by 14 August 2016.  Interviews will take place by Skype during w/c 15 August.

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