Business Development: Partnership Manager (London)

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.

Lead Generation: Not technical sales

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.

Shoreditch,  East London, Old Street, Silicon Roundabout & Colchester

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.

A fun and interactive role with high proportion of face to face interaction

You will introduce Footprint Digital and encourage these partners to refer their clients to us through:

  • arranging meetings
  • delivering presentations
  • working to develop cross-referral distribution relationships

What you need

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.

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.

Exceptional Training and Career Development Opportunities

We provide exceptional training on the details of Digital Marketing so you can conduct meetings with confidence. Check out the Digital Marketing Executive Course for an idea of the syllabus we take all employees through. There’s also great room for career development. Footprint is growing fast and you could progress quickly.

Based in London with 1 day per week in Colchester

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 Office in Colchester once a week for ongoing education.

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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