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Business Development Executive

Salary £26,000 (OTE £30k)
Location London, Holborn
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
If you are looking to kickstart a career in sales and you are interested in working for a leading online publishing platform, apply today!

Looking for Junior Business Development jobs or Entry-level Sales opportunities in London? Interested in working for a rapidly growing mobile media publishing platform? Apply for this new Business Development Executive job in London today!

Company Profile - Mobile Software

In this Business Development Executive role, you will be joining an award-winning publishing platform, responsible for powering the digital editions, websites and mobile apps of some of the world’s leading media brands. Our client’s cutting-edge platform and approach have won them an array of high-profile clients, including the biggest names in publishing, retail, and media – The Economist, Conde Nast and Gannett, to News Corporation, Hearst and Tortoise and many more! Set for an exciting new phase of growth, they are searching for a Business Development Executive to join their team!

Job description - Business Development Executive

In this entry-level Sales job in London, you will work closely with the Head of Sales to act as the first point of contact for prospective clients, as well as creating and qualifying new sales opportunities throughout the UK, Europe, and the US. After the successful ramp-up and once confident in the training and development given, you will then be expected to implement a variety of outbound activities, such as lead refresh campaigns, email messaging, LinkedIn, and outbound calls.

Key responsibilities - Business Development Executive

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

  • Be the first point of contact for prospective customers
  • Create and qualify sales opportunities in the UK, Europe, and the US, using a number of outbound sales activities (cold-calling, lead refresh campaigns, LinkedIn, and email messaging)
  • Respond to inbound sales queries in a timely and effective manner
  • Work alongside the Head of Marketing to help create, target, and execute campaigns
  • Maintain accurate records within the CRM system
  • Assist in meetings and product demonstrations
  • Be a representative at industry events

  • Research contacts at target accounts and initiate conversations with them

Job requirements - Business Development Executive

  • A critical thinker, educated to degree level, OR someone with relevant and relatable experience
  • someone eager to get their career in sales off the ground!
  • An understanding of technology, with the ability to articulate simple principles
  • A competitive 'can-do' character with a drive to succeed
  • Some examples of juggling multiple deadlines and the desire to work within a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • An interest in media and publishing with the ability to understand buyers and end-users
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

Benefits of the job - Business Development Executive

  • A fantastic starting salary of £26,000 (30k OTE in your first year)
  • Access to an annual training and conference budget as well as internal learning sessions
  • The opportunity to work with leading industry experts in an established business, whilst also championing smaller, start-up team culture and mentality – best of both worlds!
  • The chance to work with some of the biggest media brands in the world!
  • You will be joining a very sociable company with regular activities and events
  • Early finishes on Fridays at 4pm (and 2pm on Summer Fridays)

Looking to begin a career in Sales or Business Development jobs, and want to work for a fantastic mobile publishing platform based in London? Apply for this Graduate Sales Executive job in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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Liam Samuel
Senior Consultant