Business Developer




As we continue to expand our business, we have identified an opportunity for a business developer to complement our design team in seeking new clients and opportunities. Our disruptive approach to design, research and innovation has led to many awards and attention from international media; your role will be to capitalise on this and cement new partnerships with clients who value our unique approach.


What we can offer


• The chance to work in a fun and bright office space in central Cambridge with a roof terrace overlooking Cambridge skyline

• A role is either full-time or part-time. It can be flexible to fit around kids pick up or to work 3 days a week – whatever suits you

• Entrepreneurial environment and a small, collaborative team

• The opportunity to be part of very high profile events

• Responsibility and the chance to make the job your own

• The chance to work with and help grow one of the most innovative creative agencies in Cambridge

• Working with equally smart, driven and passionate people

• Free breakfast, weekly team lunches, BBQs on the terrace and cool gadgets


What we expect


* Winning new business to drive company growth in specific sectors

* Identifying new sectors and markets for Dovetailed to target, and contributing to our business strategy going forwards

* Harnessing our design team’s expertise and being able to sell this passionately and credibly

* Nurturing existing relationships with clients, and building long-term rapport

* Raising the profile of Dovetailed through marketing, professional speaking opportunities and PRs




* Good honours degree (2:1 or above) in a design or services related field

* Established track-record of winning new business and building lasting relationships with new clients

* Experience in converting leads into successful sales

* Interest in new and emerging technologies and their relevance to the design of products and services

* Enjoys working closely with our team to write proposals and grant applications

* Ability to tell a convincing story around the benefits of user-led, disruptive innovation with multidisciplinary teams

* Able to manage own time and workload

* Great communication skills and confident negotiator




* Existing network of contacts in relevant fields

* Experience of contract negotiation




If you would like to apply for this role, please email with your CV, covering letter and salary expectations.