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JOB #R2000332

Lead Generation Manager

Job Title                      Lead Generation Manager

Location                      Leeds / London

About the team

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our award-winning marketing engagement and experience group. You will work on challenging projects and build strong relationships with some of the world’s best-known brands and there is potential to develop further within the business.

About the role

The key to this role is securing new contract relationships with blue chip clients, encompassing lead generation, initial contact and taking of briefs and tender opportunities. Your main responsibilities include:

  • Working with the senior team on the overall business development plan to help execute our growth strategy
  • Proactively sourcing new client opportunities and making the initial contact with these leads
  • Embrace the businesses focus verticals and services and adapt our message to maximise the appeal of ICF Next to target prospects
  • Mapping and developing existing and new accounts
  • Using techniques such as telephone sales and social media to skilfully secure new business appointments
  • Lead first contact, present credentials to new stakeholders over the telephone and attend a percentage of first face-to-face meetings
  • Success will be measured on conversion from outreach to first diarised meetings, to qualified briefs and securing marketing rosters
  • Managing and motivating a team of Business Development Executives
  • Being a trusted advisor to your clients and colleagues at all times
  • Maintaining the Company’s CRM system
  • Providing management information relating to business development activity
  • The role will be predominantly office based but may require attendance at meetings, industry and networking events
  • Drive a smart commercial sales culture in the ICF Next office through your team and also the wider business

Required skills and experience

  • You have great commercial acumen and a track record of successfully developing leads
  • You have exceptional interpersonal skills which have allowed you to build relationships quickly and effectively
  • You are self-assured yet diplomatic, and you can influence and negotiate with tact
  • You are highly organised, with a razor-sharp attention to detail and your superb problem-solving and time management skills allow you to effectively multi-task and manage your workload
  • You are a dynamic, confident individual who enjoys leading by example
  • You are ambitious, committed and willing to develop your career
  • Being a self-motivated team player, you are extremely results-focused and always go the extra mile. You are responsive and flexible when it comes to change and demonstrate flexibility and resilience in any situation
  • A background within a communications/creative services would be advantageous but not essential

Ready to apply?

Interested candidates are invited to follow the link and submit a cover letter and a CV.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

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Who is ICF Next?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants
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