Graduate Business Development Executive | Technology Event Space & Services |Central London | £22k

Salary: £22,000 (per annum)
Location: London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Customer Service, Human Resources, Computing & IT, Marketing, Sales, Secretarial & Business Admin

Every year, thousands of community meetups, training courses, conferences, and hackathons are organised, bringing London's most innovative tech companies together to discover new technologies, gain new skills, and attract new talent.


Our client is a well-known, global brand that stands for top quality and their training courses don't just provide the skills people need, but also inspire software craftsmanship and engineering excellence. Their amazing space is the UK's largest venue for Technology Events, designed as a specialised venue complete with 7 fantastic lecture spaces, a funky 5,000 square foot break-out area and licensed bar.


With more than 100,000 engineers regularly coming together, they are now Europe's largest community of software engineers and ever growing. Over the next 3 years, their vision is to expand this community to 1 million and open spaces internationally in New York and Singapore!


This is a permanent graduate job with a basic salary of £20-23k and OTE of £40-45k.


Day-to-day activities will include:


Our client's space is the UK's largest venue for Technology Events and this is going to be the easiest product you've ever sold.


The space was designed as a specialised venue for Tech events, complete with 7 fantastic lecture spaces, a 5,000 square foot break-out area and licensed bar, an experienced and passionate Events team, fast and reliable WIFI, the latest AV technology, and a funky look and feel.


The company's clients include some of the world's most innovative businesses, household names you are sure to have heard of, including Google, Morgan Stanley, IBM, and Ocado Technology. These are the things your clients LOVE to hear when they are planning and organising their events and you'll be responsible for selling the company's Event Spaces and Services that help your clients create a successful and memorable experience for their attendees. Your clients will include some of the most innovative businesses in Finance, Retail, Media, and Technology.


They're looking for ambitious self-starters to develop business with new companies and grow revenues with existing clients through lead generation, prospecting, sales, networking, venue tours, and account development activities.


Your achievements will be rewarded through an excellent compensation structure with uncapped commission. In addition, they offer great opportunities to develop and grow your skills and career as they grow the company.


Key candidate requirements for the role:


Degree-educated.


Naturally curious, flexible, and able to talk to anyone.


Passionate about technology and keen to start a career in the tech-sector.


Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.


Enjoys making customers happy and delivering real value.


Gets a real kick out of making stuff happen, clarifying requirements and translating these into solutions that work.


Can explain something complicated with a piece of string and a packet of blu-tack (they've got plenty of that laying around!).


Any experience working in sales and/or customer service would be an advantage, but


Any experience working in social media marketing, sales, and/or customer service would be an advantage, but full training will be provided by senior team members and you'll spend time with the company's experienced sales coach.


What are the perks of working for this company?


You will be joining a young and passionate team with an open and inclusive community environment. You will receive comprehensive training, an annual performance-related bonus, and the following upon the successful completion of the probationary period.


A pension contribution, of up to 2.5% of gross salary, matching your own contribution.


A £35 per month allowance to operate their own smart phone.


Childcare vouchers if desired.


The opportunity to participate in the company's private health scheme with subsidised gym membership at Virgin Active.



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