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Business Development Executive

Salary £25,000 - £30,000
Location London, Islington
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing SaaS Startup in London! As a Business Development Executive, you will be the first point of contact for new business conducting outreach and booking product demos for the Business Development Managers to close. Consequently, you will need to be determined, motivated, resilient and a problem solver!

On the hunt for Business Development Executive jobs, Sales Executive roles or Account Executive positions in London? A fast-growing London-based SaaS startup is looking for a driven and personable Business Development Executive to join their team - if you're looking for Business Development jobs in London, apply today!

Company profile - SaaS Startup

In this Graduate Sales Executive in London, you will be joining an early-stage SaaS start-up, provide psychometric hiring assessments to allow the business to save time and hire the right people using objective scientific data helping you make an informed decision that goes beyond any CV or hiring manages ‘gut feeling…’ Through their partner Aon Insurance their technology is already utilised and trusted by international powerhouses such as O2, Volkswagen, Burger King, Vodafone, Sunglasses Hut, KPMG and Deloitte, but they’re looking to bring this tech to SMEs and start-ups to reduce the risk of businesses making bad hires in a cost-effective subscription-based model (SaaS).

Key responsibilities - Business Development Executive

In this Graduate Sales Executive job in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out research into the hiring market and building up your own list of outbound relevant leads
  • Managing the lead pipeline/lead generation to ensure consistent prospective leads
  • Conducting outbound prospecting, qualifying and being the first point of contact via email, LinkedIn and phone
  • Developing your pitch structure - being able to uncover prospective clients needs and introduce an innovative assessment solution that adds tangible value to their hiring process
  • Building and maintaining new relationships with prospective SME clients
  • Deliver marketing material via email and LinkedIn to promote their SaaS psychometric hiring assessments and product insight to prospects while establishing a trusting relationship with key stakeholders

Job requirements - Business Development Executive

  • You will actively be seeking a career within sales, whether you’ve had experiences in outbound sales or you’re a competitive and driven individual looking to make a mark in an early-stage start-up
  • Experience within the recruitment sector or HR Tech is desirable
  • Not afraid of picking up the phone and calling someone, discussing partnerships via video or phone
  • Excellent communication skills, confident, charismatic, and personable
  • The ability to work autonomously and willing to learn fast
  • A self-motivated person who thrives in a start-up environment
  • Someone who is highly target-driven and possess a results-orientated work ethic
  • A creative mindset and keen to explore innovative ways to bring on new business

Benefits of the job - Business Development Executive

  • A highly competitive graduate salary of £25,000 - £30,000 (DOE) + Commission
  • Based on their assessment process you’ll be walking into a role you’re set to succeed within, they’ll be providing you with consultative sales training and continuous growth and development so you can build a career within sales
  • Huge potential for growth within a fluid and dynamic company which strives on the evolution of its product range
  • Company shares
  • Hybrid working

Looking for the next step in your Sales career and for Graduate Sales Executive opportunities? Interested in joining one of the UK’s fastest-growing SaaS startups? If you’re an ambitious graduate looking for a client-facing sales role, apply for this Business Development Executive job in London today.

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Alan Hector
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