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Business Development & Client Account Manager

The School of Life is an international organisation, headquartered in London, dedicated to teaching people in the area of emotional life, with a particular focus on work and relationships.  We are increasingly working with corporate clients to provide creative, content-led brand solutions that engage customers at a deeper emotional level.  Our offer is to use our wide and diverse faculty of expert thinkers to help inject more meaning into brands’ products, services and marketing communications.  

Key aspects of the job will include:

  • Identifying target clients and helping to shape our go to market strategy
  • Working with our in-house marketing team to coordinate the marketing of our offering to potential clients
  • Developing ideas for new prospective clients and pitches, working closely with the in-house Content development team
  • Attending face to face client meetings to consultatively sell in our offering
  • Project managing brand development projects – working with 3rd party suppliers to ensure excellent final deliverables
  • Managing existing and new client relationships


  • Strong experience of consultative B2B brand sales and client management within an agency (brand/PR/marketing) environment
  • Good experience and knowledge of content marketing
  • Proven success in securing new business and/or growing existing accounts
  • Commercially minded and strategic thinker
  • Flexible and willing to work in small team, ‘start up’ environment
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong visual/design awareness
  • A good degree from a top university


  • A demonstrable interest in ideas and culture, especially the humanities
  • Experience in managing the development of a new business area or new product line
  • Experience of working within a cultural or educational environment
To apply please send us a Cover Letter and CV to ewen@theschooloflife.com 

Contact us

The School of Life
70 Marchmont Street
T: +44 (0) 20 7833 1010

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