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Graduate Sales Associate

Salary £31,500
Location London, Liverpool Street
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 250-500
Job overview
In this Graduate Associate job in London, you will be joining a global insight network that helps to drive intelligent investment decisions. This entry-level role is focused on targeting, sourcing and screening relevant industry specialists, and scheduling consultations on behalf of the client associates!

Looking for Sales Associate jobs, Graduate Consultant jobs and Client Relations positions in London? A global financial and information services company is now looking for a network-oriented individual to join their London team as a Sales Associate - apply today!

Company profile

In this Graduate Associate job in London, you will be joining a global insight network that helps to drive intelligent investment decisions. They match their clients to industry experts, who deliver key insights and consult them on how to make smarter investments. Their network of experts has grown to become one of the largest and most varied sources of first-hand expertise. A fast-growing, performance-driven company, with offices across the world and multiple awards for "Best Place to Work" under its belt, its client list boasts some of the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and management consulting firms.

Job description - Sales Associate

As part of the Junior Associate team, you will be responsible for sourcing experts for client projects to participate in 1:1 telephone consultations, private meetings and other short-term, ad-hoc consulting projects. Junior Associates help to drive the business model and add value to its client base through close coordination with senior members of the team to fulfil clients’ needs for expert insight. This entry-level role is focused on targeting, sourcing and screening relevant industry specialists, and scheduling consultations on behalf of the client associates. Typically, driven and hard-working graduates will progress to become a client-facing role within their first 9 months, where you will take the lead on project execution and client relationship management.

Key responsibilities - Sales Associate

In this Graduate Consultant opportunity in London, your tasks will involve:

  • Contacting and pitching to potential new experts, using effective persuasion and negotiation skills in a fast-paced and competitive environment
  • Setting up consultations - scheduling appointments, organising contracts and compliance requirements
  • Developing and strengthening relationships within the industry professionals network
  • Exhibit strong business communication and recruiting skills
  • Learn to leverage the platform and network to identify and recruit world-class experts from across hundreds of sectors & industries
  • Collaborating with others locally and internationally when executing projects, across time zones
  • Work closely with sector-specialised Managers to deepen existing client relationships through the provision of highly specialised expert insight

Job requirements - Sales Associate

  • Strong academic credentials
  • Motivation to exceed personal commercial targets
  • Individuals who will thrive in a hands-on, high performing role with a focus on results

  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail, even under pressure

  • Open to feedback and continuous professional development

  • Confidence in making outbound calls when needed and various other outreach methods
  • Polished and persuasive verbal and written communication
  • Successful track record managing multiple, simultaneous complex tasks and working in team environments
  • Full business proficiency in English, any additional languages are beneficial but not essential

Benefits of the job - Sales Associate

  • An excellent starting salary of £31,500
  • Flexible career and development path, with opportunities to gain a wide range of transferable skills
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Study support
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increases with tenure)
  • 2 days off per year for community/corporate responsibility activity

Looking for Graduate Sales jobs, Business Development roles or and Client-facing opportunities in London? Want to kickstart a career in Relationship Management at one of the world’s top firms? Apply for this Graduate Associate 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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Megan Pease
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