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£25000 to £30000 + Benefits
6th December 2021
Start date:
November 2021
Job type:
Graduate job


Company profile:
In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be joining a leading global financial consultancy firm who have over 20 years' experience under their belts. Renowned for their variety of high-end professional services, they specialise in the optimisation of Research & Development, Tax Relief, R&D Grants and HR Advice and Employment Services, and provide their clients with award-winning, tailor-made solutions to help them optimise their internal budget. As their sales division continues to grow, they are now looking for a personable and tenacious graduate to join their team.

Job description:

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be responsible for reaching out to potential leads and introducing clients' services to businesses within your assigned remit. You will need to be confident and highly personable, as you will be the face of the business, attending various events and pursuing new business leads. This is a hugely exciting opportunity to carve a career in a well-renowned consultancy and learn about the workings of the business, with a realistic OTE of 35k in your first year.

Key responsibilities:

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Completing research to identify new markets and opportunities
  • Liaising with new and existing clients to educate, qualifying and developing key accounts on behalf of the company
  • Managing a portfolio of 600-800 businesses
  • Actively pursuing leads through calls, emails and professional networking sites
  • Attending various networking events and representing the business
  • Learning and updating your knowledge of employment law throughout

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 from a top university
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills
  • Brilliant interpersonal skills - you can build a rapport with anyone
  • The interest in learning about legal challenges businesses face
  • A tenacious can-do attitude

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary with a realistic OTE of 35k in your first year
  • Unparalleled opportunities for progression - promotions are well within reach in your first 3-6 months!
  • A brilliant training programme - you will be directly supported by your manager from day one
  • Brilliant incentives - teams are regularly rewarded with iPads, weekends away, spa breaks, and so on
  • A private healthcare plan

Looking for graduate sales jobs in London and want to kick-start your career in Financial sales? If you're a tenacious graduate with fantastic interpersonal skills, waste no time and apply for this Business Development Executive graduate job in London today!

Successful applicants after the CV vetting stage will receive an unscheduled call from relevant account managers and consultants.

Buchanan Search:

Buchanan Search, through rapid organic growth, is now a market leading recruitment firm and a top supplier to a number of clients including FTSE listed firms.

Buchanan Search's team of consultants come from a variety of backgrounds, but all subscribe to the company ethos of Understanding, Advising and Delivering for our clients & candidates.

Buchanan Search has Graduate and Executive Practices which operate tailored recruitment methodologies. They focus across the Sales, Recruitment, Executive Search, Business Intelligence, Consultancy, Engineering


Buchanan Search Limited

Buchanan Search's team of Consultants come from a variety of backgrounds but all subscribe to the company ethos of Understanding, Advising and Delivering for our clients.

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