New Business Lead


As we look to grow our business further, we’re looking for a New Business Lead with the energy and know-how to expand our client base and create a phenomenal client experience from the first interaction.

Working directly with the leadership at &us, you would play a critical role in how we open up new business opportunities and nurture win-win Partnerships from the very first interaction.

Everyone at &us contributes to growth, so you’ll be leading the charge of a big team effort. There’ll be lots of big thinking but also a fair amount of getting into the nitty gritty. We need someone with passion: a quick-thinker, excellent lead generator and powerful storyteller.

This is a permanent role, based in London, UK , with the flexibility to work from home on a regular basis, and opportunities to travel in the course of work.

What we need you to do

At a high level, these are the areas we’d expect you to take ownership of: 

Lead Generation

  • Direct outreach using a mix of channels including social, email and telephone
  • Responsible for ensuring leads are generated each quarter
  • Creation and nurturing of propsect list
  • Arrange and set-up new business meetings 
  • Develop and tailor collateral that communicates the value of &us

New Business meetings

  • Working with Directors and Leads to prepare and produce high impact new business meetings and proposals
  • Open up attractive opportunities that deliver on our purpose 
  • Successfully convert target accounts and build the foundations for  long term, high impact partnerships with &us
  • Ensure we have the right expertise and capacity for new business efforts across the company

Pipeline management

  • Maintain our new business pipeline 
  • Qualify new opportunities and report priorities on a weekly basis

Proposal writing

  • Lead and collaborate with the team at &us to produce compelling proposals
  • Oversee and manage the proposal writing process
  • Build and maintain our internal library of proposal content

Your experience

  • 5+ years experience in business development 
  • Has experience in a consultancy or agency
  • Passionate about the world of transformation and innovation
  • Proven track record in developing new leads and connections within the industry
  • Experience in spinning plates! You’ll manage lots of exciting projects at the same time with numerous stakeholders
  • An exquisite attention to detail and take an admirable amount of pride in everything you produce 
  • Strong communication and storytelling skills, both written and verbal.

About &us

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy which partners with our clients to build new products, services and strategies, whilst helping them build the capabilities to work in a brave, smart and independent way.

We have a strong client portfolio, across Technology, Pharma, Financial Services and Retail. Using a range of design thinking and agile methodologies, our best work sees us working hand-in-hand with our clients to make things, coaching them as we go in the skills, tools, and mindset they need to make sustainable changes for the better.

Today our 50+ community is made up of designers, strategists, consultants and a network of trusted, expert associates who’ve helped organisations like The Post Office, Macmillan, Novartis, River Island, HP and The Economist.

What’s in it for you

Growth and opportunity

Be a part of a successful innovation and transformation consultancy which is challenging the way that management consulting is traditionally done – a place that offers that rare balance between play, freedom, shaping a business and security. 

Generous benefits

There are many reasons why you’d want to join &us, but here are a few of the benefits we’d like to call out: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Flexible working – work from home, remotely or in our office
  • 26 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Office closure between xmas and new year
  • Paid sabbatical (after 4 years) 
  • Discretionary ‘Profit Fair Share’ bonus
  • Health and life insurance
  • Employee assistance loans
  • Well-being support
  • Annual retreat, parties and regular socials

Want to join &us?

Simply drop our People and Talent Manager, Alex ( an email with:

  1. A few lines on why you’d be great for this role + &us?
  2. Your CV

We value great writers and communicators. Please keep your email succinct. We aim to reply to you within a week and look forward to reading your application.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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