Simon Donovan

Business Development Manager

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • Musical Theatre
  • Presenting
  • Account Management
  • Business Development
  • Client Services
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Relationship Management
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint

Work history


Business Development Manager

London Calling Arts

Feb 2016
  • London Calling is London's leading print display and marketing agency for Theatre, Arts and Culture. We help organisations reach new audiences by maximising the visibility and accessibility of their promotional marketing material. We also run one of the most successful consumer recommendation sites in the UK With over 50,000 UV's and an email subscriber list of 38,000+ we leverage the power of digital marketing and host a prime spot for client editorial and promotions. London Calling: Your Cultural Edit


Head of Business Development

Igeolise Ltd

Dec 2014 - Jan 2016
  • iGeolise are the creators of TravelTime - the ability to search location by time and transport mode (instead of distance). Clients live include: Zoopla, OpenTable, Jobsite, Countrywide and VisitBritain. 1. Sales strategy and targeting 2. Company cash flow and invoicing 3. Lead sourcing and networking 4. Account management 5. Negotiation of terms and contracts 6. Presenting and pitching 7. Cold calling 8. CRM management 9. Creation of sales proposals Client Quotes: "Thank you again, I found your presentation excellent and the meeting was really informative." "Hi Simon. Thank you very much for the excellent service … as usual! Looking forward to our meeting." "Hi Simon, Thanks for your time today. Great presentation (very confident)." "Thank you for sending this information. It's very thorough and super helpful. I'll work with our team and get back to you regarding next steps. Again, thank you very much for all this work." "Just to say Simon did a terrific job yesterday presenting iGeolise, think you may have some competition there on the presentation front." "Many thanks for your email, setting out the key points from our discussion. I certainly found our meeting most informative and constructive."



BA(Hons) Professional Performance

University of East Anglia

Apr 2007 - Apr 2010
  • Professional Performance (Musical Theatre)