David Alexander

Head of Partnerships

I have over 20 years experience as key account person within the creative / digital industry as well as holding several positons as a sales and New Business Director.

I have worked in almost very creative sector from internal communications to product design, digital, mobile, specialist print, PR and advertising. At firms such as College Hill, Redhouse Lane, E3Di, Drive, Sponge Group, Euro RSCG 4D, HAVAS, (where I organised and coordinated the HAVAS – 2012 bid for the Olympics marketing services contract). I worked at Sponge Group as a digital evangelist and salesman for this most exciting and expanding of arenas. During my time in New Business roles I have won various clients including Nike, The Cabinet Office, Nokia, The Electoral Commission, The British Council and Coca Cola. I also worked as part of the founding team of One Young World with Founders Kate Robertson & David Jones as the Global Director, where I ran the global sales team and was responsible for all commercial partnerships and expanding the organization to become the premier forum for young leaders. In 2015 I founded Archetype Partners a purpose- driven ideas brokerage working with a range of brands and key influencers to create a business network. I am now also running www.salesbureau.co.uk, a company focused on representing best in class agencies from every sector, training sales teams, and providing strategic sales and new business consultancy and expanding revenues. I also sit on the board of the Creative Conscience Awards as a strategic business advisor.

Specialties:

  • Business Development
  • Project Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Pitches
  • Presentations
  • Public Speaking
  • Design for Print
  • Advertising
  • Market trend analysis
  • Online communications
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Interactive communications
  • 3D design and build
  • The Agency landscape
  • Sales Training
  • Ideas and supplier brokerage
David Alexander