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Business Development Executive

Salary £21,000 - £24,000 DOE (+ £2,500 - £4,000 OTE)
Location London, Shoreditch
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 50-100
Job overview
In this Business Development job, you will be joining an influencer marketing agency that works with the likes of Nike and Charlotte Tilbury. In this role, you will be working directly with the Head of Sales, focusing on expanding our client’s valuable network!

Looking for Graduate Business jobs, Sales Executive roles or Business Development opportunities in London? An innovative influencer marketing startup is on the hunt for a Business Development Executive to join their London team - apply today!

Company profile - Marketing Agency

In this Business Development Executive role, you will be joining a London-based influencer marketing agency that works with brands like Nike, Ubisoft, Charlotte Tilbury and the UK government to run campaigns that win the heart of Generation Z.

Their recently developed TikTok talent agency and platform has turned many heads and gained tons of coverage in the media - and come together to create a Gen Z media group, which combines services, talent, and owned and operated IP. This company is now scaling up and looking for a commercially minded Business Development Executive to join the team!

Job description - Business Development Executive

In this Graduate Sales job in London, you’ll be working directly with the Head of Sales, focusing on expanding our client’s valuable network. You will be tasked with managing inbound leads, converting enquiries and setting up meetings. This role will require someone with excellent communications skills and a drive to maximise their earnings. You will ideally be experienced in managing a sales pipeline and obsessed with youth and pop culture!

Key responsibilities - Business Development Executive

In this Business Development job in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying key brands and initiating first contact
  • Skilfully engage and qualify prospective clients, reaching out to influencers.
  • Engage with prospects to ultimately book meetings to grow sales pipeline
  • Follow-up on mainly inbound leads
  • Maintain CRM, documentation and admin to the highest quality
  • Upselling and cross-selling existing brands on new products and ad formats
  • Providing demos to brands of the self-service platform and acting as the first point of contact for them
  • Creating proposals and other commercial content
  • Researching and keeping up to date with trending memes and hashtags for client purposes

Job requirements - Business Development Executive

  • A 2.1 from a top university
  • At least 6 months of commercial experience in sales (ideally within media or advertising)
  • Creative copywriting skills
  • Excellent communication skills - you know how to build rapport with anyone and everyone
  • You are resilient and enjoy the challenges that entrepreneurial environments present
  • Highly organised, efficient and capable of managing and prioritising a diverse workload
  • Obsessed with youth and pop culture!

Benefits of the job - Business Development Executive

  • A competitive starting base salary of £21,000 - £24,000 DOE (+ £2,500 - £4,000 OTE)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Monday breakfasts and Friday socials.
  • Company away days (park picnics, go ape, paintballing etc).
  • Wellbeing Programme, that provides mental health, legal and financial support
  • Large potential for progression
  • Upskilling fund for personal development
  • A real millennial vibe!

On the hunt for Entry-level Business jobs, Junior Sales roles or Business Development positions in London? Keen to take the next step in your Business Development career? If you’re a personable graduate who wants to be part of a company's growth, apply for this Business Development job in London now!

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Nicholas Roe
Account Manager