We are hiring a business development executive

We are hiring a Business Development Executive

21 November

Posted by
Sorcha Fitzgerald

Full-time Business Development Role at Piquant

Due to our continued growth, we now have an opportunity for an experienced Business Development Executive to join our team. If you are interested in working with a full-service creative agency based in Limerick city, we would love to hear from you!

About Piquant

Piquant is a vibrant, full-service creative agency based in Limerick, Ireland, dedicated to delivering imaginative solutions that captivate audiences and drive growth. We specialise in transforming brands into unforgettable experiences. Our creative journey is defined by innovation, collaboration, and a burning desire to create the extraordinary.

Job Description

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and be a part of something extraordinary? Piquant is seeking a Business Development Executive to lead the charge in expanding our creative horizons both nationally and internationally. As a dynamic self-starter with a passion for innovation and a knack for creating opportunities, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our agency’s future.

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively identify and cultivate new business opportunities both locally and on the global stage.
  • Qualify and evaluate leads from marketing campaigns, conferences and other sources
  • Create and execute strategic plans to drive business expansion, collaborating closely with our creative team.
  • Foster long-term relationships with clients, demonstrating our commitment to their success.
  • Leverage your creative mindset to tailor solutions that resonate with clients’ needs and objectives.
  • Stay on the cutting edge of industry trends and emerging markets to keep Piquant at the forefront of innovation.
  • Prepare quotes and tender submissions.
  • Stay up-to-date with new services and new pricing plans. Gather feedback from customers or prospects and share with internal teams
  • Update and maintain the sales CRM.
  • Attend conferences and events.

Key Benefits

  • An inspiring, creative environment that encourages innovation.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Performance-based bonuses and incentives.
  • Professional development opportunities and a chance to grow within the organization.
  • Health insurance after the first year of employment.
  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your work-life balance.
  • Hybrid remote and on-location work options, giving you flexibility.
  • Income protection insurance after the first year.
  • A supportive and collaborative team that values your contribution.


  • Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in business development, sales, or a related field.
  • Degree in business or sales management
  • A strategic thinker with a talent for identifying and pursuing growth opportunities.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
  • A creative and innovative mindset that aligns with Piquant’s values.
  • A self-driven, goal-oriented approach to work.



  • Experience using CRM software.
  • Experience in international sales.
  • Experience using Adobe InDesign.
  • Experience with managing tenders.

How to Apply

If you’re excited to be part of our dynamic team and contribute to our journey of transforming brands, please send your resume and a compelling cover letter here outlining your experience and passion for business.