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Business Development Executive - Oil & Gas

£30,000 (OTE £45,000)

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Gillian Vevers

I work as a Candidate Co-ordinator within a team that specialises in Technology & Digital and FinTech jobs. I profile graduates and gather information about their job search & career objectives, in order to ensure that the right graduates are sent to our Recruitment Consultants.

My area of expertise

Being a Candidate Co-ordinator means that I work on a variety of graduate jobs, for a huge range of different companies. Breaking the mould within the corporate realm, we focus on anything from sales jobs at tech companies to client services jobs at fast-growing FinTech startups.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

Throughout my education, I've always been drawn to pursuing new opportunities. I applied directly to Give A Grad A Go, and during my interview I met members from several different teams. It was the warm welcome and engaging personalities of the people at Give A Grad A Go that made me certain that this was an environment I wanted to be a part of!

The worst job I've had

I’ve always been very fortunate in the work I have undertaken - I really can’t say I’ve ever had a bad job!

Looking for sales jobs in London and interested in earning OTE of 45k in your first year? A global events and conference organiser are looking for a Business Development Executive to join their London team – so if you have 1 years' sales experience and an interest in the oil & gas industry, apply today!

Company profile

In this Business Development Executive job, you will be joining a FTSE 100 international conference and exhibition organiser, working within a team that operates within the oil & gas sector. Based in London, their events attract a range of private enterprises, government representatives, and investors, with 95 different countries represented at their latest one. With an unparalleled network of contacts in the oil & gas sector, their exceptional team are looking for a confident and experienced salesperson to join them.

Job description

In this Business Development Executive job, you will be joining a team who specialise in the oil & gas industry. Day to day, you will be managing the full sales cycle, as well as working with existing clients to manage their accounts, securing attendance for future events, upselling event space, and sourcing new opportunities & prospective clients to attend these events. As the events are often held overseas, you’ll need to be comfortable undertaking international travel in order to attend, network and build rapport!

Key responsibilities

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

  • Managing your own sales pipeline
  • Speaking with prospects over the phone and via email
  • Managing the accounts of existing clients and securing re-bookings
  • Identifying new prospects and showing initiative by proactively reaching out to new clients
  • Building relationships and demonstrating a highly professional standard of communication
  • Demonstrating a detailed knowledge of clients’ business needs and industry knowledge throughout all stages of the process
  • Meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Assisting with on-site event preparation and execution of the event by working with the event team
  • Supporting the sales team with any ad-hoc duties

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience working within a sales-based role
  • A 2.1 from a top university
  • An interest in education!
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills, you will be working with some of the world leaders in the oil & gas industry
  • Confidence in liaising with stakeholders of various levels of seniority and across multiple industries
  • A proactive and organized work ethic
  • A motivated individual who enjoys working to targets and is motivated by success
  • The ability to demonstrate resilience and adaptability with tricky clients
  • Evidence of nurturing relationships, closing deals, and achieving targets
  • A confident, independent self-starter who finds new ways of engaging clients
  • Excellent organisational skills - you must be able to efficiently work across multiple projects

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary of 30,000 with an OTE of 45,000!
  • 25 days holiday (in addition to bank holidays)
  • Private medical insurance from day one
  • Life cover
  • Pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme

Looking for sales jobs in London and want to work for a leading conference and exhibition organiser? If you’re interested in earning an excellent commission package and working with some of the world-leaders within the oil & gas industry, apply for this Business Development Executive job in London today!

 
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