Business Partnership Development Manager

We love our clients and want the best for them. Relationships are at the core of everything we do at Footprint Digital. We work hard to build exceptional relationships with our clients. This role is where it all starts.

The Partnership Development Manager is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with web development and PR agencies in London. You will arrange meetings, introduce Footprint Digital, deliver presentations and work to develop a cross-referral distribution relationships. You will work to encourage these partners to refer their clients to us. Your main objective will be to build and maintain relationships with partners in order to generate leads. These leads are then passed on to be closed by the sales team.
The holder of the role will be expected to come to the role with exceptional presentation delivery skills, emotional intelligence, rapport building skills and project management skills alongside the ability to spot opportunities and ultimately generate leads.
This is largely a field role with the majority of your time spent visiting agencies, on calls or in meetings. The role is very sociable and involves a high amount of day to day interaction with agencies, clients and our team. Although hard work, the role can be lots of fun.
There’s also great room for career development. Footprint is growing fast and you could progress quickly.
Whilst your working day will typically be standard office hours, Monday to Friday we expect you will spend 4 days per week in meetings and one in the office. For the initial few months we would ask the candidate to visit our Colchester once a week for ongoing education.


Successful applicants for the role must share our values, have a reasonable understanding of the principles of Digital Marketing and have experience in the industry.  It could suit someone that has previously worked for and understands how web design agencies work.

Job Title:
Business Partnership Development Manager
Start Date:
London (1 Day per Week in Colchester)
TBC + Commissions + Bonus


  • Opportunity to learn from the best digital marketers in the industry
  • Work with exciting clients
  • Be part of something special
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Regular Footprint Fun Days (Previous events include clay pigeon shooting, boating, wine tasting, Crystal Maze, cookery courses and firewalking)

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build New Distribution Relationships
  • Manage Existing Distribution Relationships
  • Organise sales events with distribution partners
  • Delivering Presentations
  • Occasional support with New Client Enquiries and Sales
  • Contribute to the strategic sales plan
  • Continued Professional Education

Skills, Ability, Knowledge

  • Innate desire to help businesses improve
  • Long-term relationship building skills
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Confident and authoritative speaker
  • Emotional intelligence & listening skills
  • A passion for selling
  • A foundation knowledge of Digital Marketing

Good luck!
We look forward to hearing from you.
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