New Business Lead

We have an exciting new role at LEAP Create. We’re looking for a confident and proactive New Business Lead with excellent communication skills to source and qualify leads for our growing Employer Brand Creative and Digital Agency.

As an established, award-winning creative agency based in Chichester with a London HQ, your responsibility will be to create opportunities and onboard new clients. Reporting to our Group Managing Director, you will play a pivotal role in developing the new sales pipeline. Collaborating with our Marketing Team, you will identify and engage target clients and grow our database.

In this role, you will be expected to establish and nurture key relationships, raise brand awareness, and identify opportunities with potential strategic partners. You will actively seek new contacts, keep up with industry trends and events, and ensure leads are qualified before working with the team to respond to briefs. This hybrid role will also require you to operate in and around London to attend various events.


  • Create and maintain opportunities to onboard new clients
  • Establish and nurture key relationships with prospective clients
  • Create and maintain opportunities to onboard new clients
  • Raise brand awareness and identify opportunities with potential strategic partners
  • Actively network and meet target contacts
  • Manage HubSpot CRM and manage a sales reporting dashboard
  • Identify and attend key industry events
  • Arrange and attend meetings with potential clients
  • Effectively qualify leads, identifying promising opportunities
  • Receive and qualify project briefs
  • Be able to write project proposals
  • Advise and consult with prospects using up‐to‐date industry knowledge
  • Communicate LEAP Create’s proposition and brand effectively
  • Participate in client and prospect events
  • Work collaboratively with the Marketing Team

The right person will:

  • Have experience working in a Communications, Creative and Digital Agency with a proven track record of Business Development
  • Have experience in, and understand Employer Branding, Recruitment Marketing, and Internal Communications
  • Have experience in onboarding new clients and creating pipeline opportunities
  • Identify and engage with key decision-makers in target companies
  • Have very good attention to detail
  • Manage multiple proposals and quotes simultaneously

The role might not be for you if:

  • You need constant supervision and struggle with autonomy, as this role requires a proactive and independent approach
  • You need constant supervision and struggle with autonomy, as this role requires a proactive and independent approach
  • High-pressure situations and tight deadlines make you uncomfortable, as we have high expectations with clients
  • You prefer a relaxed, unscheduled work environment; we are very process-driven and thrive on structured workflows
  • Attention to detail isn’t your strong suit, as we expect meticulousness in our work
  • You struggle with meeting deadlines. Timeliness and reliability are crucial in our fast-paced, client-focused environment


  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • Hybrid working from our office in Chichester, West Sussex.
  • 25 days annual leave
  • A personal development plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Inclusion in LEAP People wellness and lifestyle benefits (Benenden Health and Perkbox)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Social events
  • Very competitive salary based on experience
  • Targeted bonus
  • Group profit sharing scheme

At LEAP Create, we’re all about our people. We believe in a work culture that’s as supportive as it is inclusive, where everyone gets to be themselves. With a wide range of benefits for both professional and personal well-being. Join our team and experience a workplace where you’re genuinely cared for.

Next steps

If you’re ready to make the leap, then please apply to with your current CV. Suitable applicants will be invited to an initial video call, with shortlisted candidates being invited to a face-to-face meeting in our London or Chichester office. As part of our recruitment process, you will be asked to complete an online assessment that explores your attitude, engagement, and personality traits related to this role to determine if there is a match. We’re looking to hire immediately, so get in touch today.

LEAP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.