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Business Development Manager

London - Hybrid


Placement Type:



£48.56 p/h PAYE

Start Date:

01 Jul, 2024

Job title: Business Development Manager

Location: London, hybrid (3 days per week onsite)

Duration: 12 months

Pay rate: £48.56 p/h PAYE


Our client is seeking a talented Business Development Manager to contribute to their rapidly growing revenue engine. In this role, you will identify new partnership opportunities and drive strategic deals that scale the value proposition of innovative products. Your efforts will guide partnership strategies, establish the right rules of engagement, and help amplify products’ reach through the right partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Examine the current partnerships landscape to identify opportunities for incremental revenue growth through deals and incentive programs.
  • Prioritize and evaluate global opportunities, build robust business cases, structure, negotiate, and close key deals within partner ecosystems, including Commerce, Data Signals, Core Ads, and Video.
  • Navigate complex legal and business issues in contracts, developing creative, win-win solutions for our partners.
  • Lead internal alignment to drive decision-making in the deal process, collaborating proactively with various internal teams.
  • Define and drive tailored go-to-market strategies, securing sign-off from internal leadership.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Significant business experience in an internet or technology environment.
  • Proven track record in partnerships, business development, or business strategy.
  • Experience in closing strategic software, services, data, licensing, or measurement deals, with a solid understanding of the legal aspects of negotiations.
  • Demonstrated project management skills to test, learn, and scale pilots in a data-driven manner.
  • Ability to analyse data and derive actionable business insights.
  • Quick learner of new technologies, capable of distilling information into actionable insights for stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with advertising or e-commerce platforms and online business models preferred.


** This role is available until Friday 24th May ** 

Client Description

Our Client is the largest social media company in the world. They have substantial B2B and B2C advertising and media platforms, as well as a nonprofit initiative. With the mission of bringing people together, they now boast over 2 billion users, and are rapidly developing as they influence the world around us.


Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.