Job Vacancy - Oxford Economics - Business Development Manager (London/Frankfurt)

Oxford Economics, a leading global economic research and consultancy firm, is looking to hire a Business Development Manager (BDM) based in either London or Frankfurt. This person will be responsible for sales lead generation, setting-up of initial meetings and assisting the business development team in overall activities to grow the consulting business across EMEA.  

A successful candidate will be able to uncover qualified sales leads by utilizing lead sourcing tools, internet searches and by tracking industry events, media publications, and industry associations. This role will also require someone with the ability to comprehend and navigate through different company organizational structures and roles, to find key decision makers and qualified buyers. In this role, the BDM will develop a solid understanding of the sales process and sales prospect management and success in this role can lead to a more senior sales role within the company. 

This position is an integral part of Oxford’s growth plans for EMEA and is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing company at the forefront of the industry. The key responsibilities within this role are as follows: 


  • Research companies and individuals to identify new prospects through the use of internet sites, industry publications and cold calls 
  • Identify key companies and prospects across the territory; key individuals and teams within each company; and support the Business Development team in establishing relationships with these prospects 
  • Develop strategic approaches to network with new prospects using all available sources of information, including in-depth company research on internal structures 
  • Organise face-to-face and Teams meetings for the Business Development team 
  • Assist the team with various marketing campaigns 


Skills and Experience: Required 

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree, ideally within a relevant field (economics, business, finance, marketing) 
  • Previous experience in sales and business development, preferably in the research or consulting industry 
  • An interest in economics and current affairs 
  • Comfortable making cold calls to multiple sectors 
  • Must be highly organized and able to manage multiple projects at once 
  • Strong oral and writing skills 
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Must be a team player 
  • Experience with CRM systems is a plus 
  • German languages is highly desirable, Fluent written and spoken English is a must 


How to apply

Please click Apply Now to send your CV (resumé) and cover letter and complete the online application form. Your cover letter should explain how you meet our requirements. The deadline for applications will close on 19th August 2021.

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by local government laws.

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact. 

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 400 full-time staff, including more than 250 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics. 

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