Trainee Business Development Associate - Central London

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£22000 to £25000 per annum + OTE
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1st February 2019
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Trainee Business Development Associate - Business Intelligence

Role: Business Development Associate

Location: Central London

Salary: £22,000 (OTE £35,000+)

Start date: January 2019


Competitive salary teamed with uncapped commission

Ongoing training programme tailored to you

Huge exposure to high-end businesses

Huge opportunities for personal and career progression

Great incentives e.g. Team holidays, lunches out!


As a Trainee Business Development Associate, you will be trained to excel as part of an experienced sales team in an exciting and fast-growing business.

You will be tasked with creating new business whilst maintaining valuable current client relationships. A lot of your time will be spent on the phone to senior procurement and shared services executives gaining their consensus and ultimately generating new and critical business revenue to support our exponential growth! You will also be carrying out project work - for example, supporting marketing initiatives through campaigns and researching new business areas.

This role as Business Development Associate is a challenging one, yet incredibly rewarding! You will be responsible for various roles, including:

Identifying and qualifying potential clients through telephone screening and face-to-face interviews

Developing professional relationships with new and continuing business partners

Maintain client and candidate information through our internal database and job boards

Develop expert knowledge in your field


A successful Trainee Business Development Associate will have the following:

Exceptional levels of drive and motivation

Goal driven (sporting background is highly valued)

Strong work ethic

Excellent interpersonal skills and presentation

Degree level educated in any subject

Previous sales or commercial experience would be a bonus!

If you think you'd be well suited to sales or recruitment and you have the relevant skills then don't hesitate to send over your CV to Millie Hodgkinson 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.