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Business Development Executive

Salary £28,000 - £32,000 (£71,000 OTE)
Location London, Fitzrovia
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 250-500
Job overview
Want to kickstart your career in Sales at an industry-leading FinTech Firm? There's an opening to join a dynamic, fast-growing scale-up, offering you the chance to grow alongside experts. Apply for this Business Development Executive job in London today!

Looking for Sales Development roles, Graduate Finance jobs, or Account Management jobs in London? Want to kickstart your career in Sales at an industry-leading FinTech Firm? Apply for this Business Development Executive job in London today!

Company profile - FinTech Firm

In this Business Development role, you will be joining a Unicorn valued scale-up looking to continue its rapid growth curve. They’re a Series D funded fintech focused on helping small businesses by offering faster and fairer access to finance. Since 2012, They’ve lent over £1 billion to help over 45,000 businesses across Europe and last year raised more than £150 million in equity and debt from leading venture equity investors and banks. They're currently 300 people strong, and fast-growing!

To give you an idea, the quickest they’ve funded a small business has been just over three minutes which is from the business inputting their details into the app, and the funds being approved and then immediately available to the customer. Their customer base covers a wide range of businesses and they have a 4.8 out of 5 rating on Trustpilot from our customers.

Job description – Business Development Executive

As a Business Development Executive, you’ll join our direct Sales team to qualify leads in a fast-paced and highly demanding working environment. In this role you will be required to focus on generating revenue, and unlocking industry-leading commission potential. You’ll take a multi-channel approach to outreach and never be shy to pick up the phone and learn how you can help businesses of any shape and size.

Given the business' recent success, this business is looking to double the headcount on the Sales team. They’re an employee-first organisation with a track record of training and retaining talent.

Key responsibilities - Business Development Executive

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

  • Make outbound calls and occasionally deal with inbound queries by representing the company in a highly professional manner at all times
  • Identify and qualify Sales and marketing qualified leads that might have a need for finance
  • Go above and beyond to hit and exceed your KPIs to enable us to exceed growth targets
  • Follow up on lead generation campaigns and provide feedback on these campaigns to improve their effectiveness
  • Use Social Selling tools & techniques
  • Demonstrate high-level knowledge to communicate the value proposition in a precise and compelling way

Job requirements - Business Development Executive

  • Previous experience in a Sales and a competitive spirit, experience in financial Sales is a bonus
  • Confidence to thrive in a robust and ambitious team environment
  • Motivated and results-oriented and get excited about achieving targets
  • You are excited about working in the finance industry and with small business customers
  • You appreciate feedback and regularly look for ways to outdo yourself and your performance
  • Solid time management and multitasking skills
  • You shine in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • You can simplify and explain complex products in a way that customers with little experience in commercial financing can easily understand

Benefits of the job - Business Development Executive

  • A great graduate salary of £28,000 - £32,000 (£71,000 year one OTE - determined by the current team’s achievements)
  • Pension, private health care and gym discounts
  • All the tech you need for your home office
  • Bright, modern office spaces in London (Fitzrovia) & Leeds, and support remote compatible working
  • A calendar of both in-office and remote events week including Bingo, Comedy Nights, Escape Room challenges….
  • Two company retreats a year (in places like the French Alps or Spanish seaside)
  • Pool, ping pong, foosball tables and tournaments
  • Virtual and in-office yoga classes every Tuesday and Thursday morning
  • An ever-growing number of clubs including climbing, chess, football, and boxing
  • Plenty of drinks and snacks in the office kitchen

Looking for Sales Executive roles or Business Development jobs in London? Interested in joining a Unicorn business? If you're a graduate with excellent communication and commercial experience, apply to this Business Development Executive role today!

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Alan Hector
Key Account Manager