Business Development Manager

London • UK

Embark on Our New Journey as a Business Development Manager.

Exciting times lie ahead at Pink Squid! As we're gearing up to venture into new business territories, we're looking for a dynamic Business Development Manager to lead the way. 

If you know employer branding, it’s likely that you’ve heard of Pink Squid. Our mission is to help companies stand out in the talent landscape with beautifully intelligent communications. And if you're someone who’s passionate about the same mission, and eager to dive into fresh challenges, this opportunity could be just what you're looking for. 

As our Business Development Manager, you'll be the driving force behind our expansion plans, crafting killer strategies, building strong connections, and who knows, maybe even picking up the odd award here and there. 

As part of the team, you'll lead new business enquiries, develop outreach strategies targeting key markets like the US and the Middle East, attend industry events, and promote our services. Additionally, you'll monitor sales targets, maintain CRM records, and ensure accurate reporting to stakeholders.


With your knack for employer branding and your adventurous streak, you'll be the one who takes us to the next level. You will

  • Have a relevant qualification or degree 
  • Extensive employer brand/recruitment marketing experience
  • A solid understanding of pitch processes and requirements, with significant experience leading pitches independently
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Numeracy skills with a detailed oriented mindset
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and high pressure environment 


  • Monday to Friday, 9 am to 6 pm, with an early Friday finish at 3.58 pm.
  • Agency-wide bonus scheme.
  • 26 days annual leave, including a guaranteed birthday day off and Christmas closed down.
  • Hybrid working with an allowance to kit out your own space.
  • Season ticket loans.
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption leave.
  • Socials: occasional get-togethers, studio lunches, social events, and a two-day annual Xmas trip.

Join us at Pink Squid, where our values—Clarity, Courage, and Community—drive us to continuously learn, grow, and better ourselves. In return, we offer not only the benefits mentioned above but also a fantastic workplace, a charming office, and a vibrant culture. Apply now and be part of our dynamic team!


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