Business Development Executive

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£23000 to £25000 per annum plus OTE
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25th June 2018
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Job type:
Graduate job

Business Development Representative

Location: Bank, London

Salary: £23000-£25000 + uncapped commission

Start date: ASAP

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate who is looking to establish themselves as a successful junior sales professional in a vibrant, high energy sales environment. Our client is growing - and fast! To keep up with their rapid growth they are looking to build on their biggest strength - their incredible sales team.

With offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Melbourne, Sydney and Beijing - our client truly is a global powerhouse. They are the world's largest leading publisher of business research and their recent successes mean the best and brightest graduates required to continue expanding their operations.

Their mission is to be the premier provider of high value-added information to the largest and most influential enterprises in the nations that they operate. With a London based office full of like-minded, passionate and intelligent achievers it is now your mission to work out how you can be a part of their future!

The Role:

We are seeking enthusiastic and passionate professionals to join the growing sales team in the booming business intelligence sector. As a Sales Development Representative you will be the first point of contact for our client and responsible for lead generation activities - with most of your outgoing calls to C-level executives. The main daily duties and responsibilities will be:

Engage prospects and scope requirements to understand their business problems, objectives and growth plans to ensure suitability of a solution

Identify prospect's issues and match our client's research to their needs

Make outbound calls and emails on a daily basis to engage new and existing accounts

Manage your own sales "pipeline" and help move prospects through the sales cycle

Proactive and out of the box thinking for ideas and strategies to build the client base

Develop and maintain knowledge of products, trends and competitors in the markets

Proactive and thorough research on target industries and companies

Work autonomously and take charge of your own activity and performance

We are looking for recent graduates who have a genuine desire to begin a career for a global organisation and who is ready to work hard not only for the company; but for themselves as well. We require individuals who have the following qualities:

A degree from a reputable university is desired but not essential

Ability to work well and collaborate with others

Flexibility to effectively deal with unexpected assignments or events

Autonomous - this is a meritocratic role therefore you need to be self-driven and motivated

Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Solid business acumen with the ability to understand and gage a client's needs

As a Sales Development Representative you will have the potential to earn unlimited commission, genuinely progress through the company ladder and learn some valuable sales experience at the same time. In addition to this, our client also offers an extremely competitive benefits package which includes:

Excellent pension scheme

Competitive basic salary with unlimited earning potential

28 days annual leave per annum

Your birthday off

Weekly incentives such as cash prizes and lunch clubs for top performers

Quarterly incentives abroad to places such as Budapest and Prague

Free gym memberships

If you think you'd be well suited to sales/recruitment and you have the relevant skills then don't hesitate to send over your CV to Jack Pollard at Graduate Fasttrack.

Graduate Fasttrack are market leaders at placing graduates into sales and recruitment roles. We pride ourselves on offering a bespoke service, and really identifying the wants and needs of our candidates. We do recruitment differently; we understand for graduates choosing a career can be a huge step and fully take that in to account. If sales or recruitment seems like the career for you or if you know of anyone else who is currently looking then get in touch and speak to one of our experienced consultants for more information.

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