Business Development Executive



Company: Kantar Worldpanel
Job title: Business Development Executive
Location: London
Salary: £25,000 (+ performance related bonus)

Sector: Market Research

Offering market research services to a wide range of industries, Kantar Worldpanel are global experts in shopping behaviour. Having recently brought a number of new innovations to market and with a strong pipeline of product development, Kantar is looking for bright, motivated, inquisitive individuals to join its team and help with the next stage of its development.

Successful candidates will be charged with engaging new prospects and developing long-term relationships - as such, Kantar are looking for proactive, personable and determined individuals.

The package:

  • £25,000 basic salary
  • Performance related bonus, incentive scheme
  • £1,000 signing on bonus
  • Mobile phone & laptop
  • Health cash plan, life assurance
  • Birthday off plus 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Comprehensive, award winning flexible benefits scheme
  • Fantastic working culture and environment
  • Pension & Healthcare
  • Nights out and regular social events
  • Friday breakfast and early finish!

Progression and opportunity are key reasons people build long term careers at Kantar and as such your initial career path is clearly laid out for you. Well-structured, formal training combined with informal, on the job teaching allow you to develop the skills required to hit and exceed your targets.

Kantar repeatedly places amongst the best places to work, ranked highly both as a Great Place to Work® and a Great Place to Work for Women® - making it an ideal place to launch a successful graduate career.


  • Spend your initial two months learning, training and shadowing client services
  • Taking ownership of 'own business', developing and maintaining own prospect pipeline
  • Attend trade fairs and complete store visits, sourcing new clients to prospect
  • Attend 2 meetings with prospective clients per week
  • Recognising customer business needs and devise solutions
  • Developing a strong network of prospects
  • Managing the commercial process from initial enquiry through to project delivery

Candidate requirements:

  • Essential: Educated to degree level
  • Excellent communication skills; written, verbal and IT literate
  • Tenacious, curious and driven
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable in a target driven environment with a can do attitude
  • Ability to immerse yourself in the sector, to persuasively apply solutions to client issues

Pareto Law values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

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