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Business Development Executive - SaaS Start Up

Salary £25,000 - £30,000 (OTE £50k)
Location London, Borough
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size Under 20
Job overview
We're working with a voice, text and WhatsApp based recruitment platform focussing on hiring talent for qualifying candidates at a huge scale. They're looking for their next Business Development Executive. If you're a self-motivated person who thrives in a start-up environment, apply today!

A London-based SaaS startup are recruiting graduates now - so if you're looking for sales graduate jobs in London and you think you're the personable graduate they're looking for, apply today!

Company profile

In this graduate Business Development Executive job, you will be joining an early-stage SaaS startup, who are using their unique AI tech platform to help their customers to engage, interact, and qualify candidates. Using an AI Assistant their platform allows direct engagement and candidate qualification over the phone, on live chat or via WhatsApp at the convenience of candidates and on behalf of recruitment agencies and enterprise businesses. Representing a 40% time saving compared to traditional approach while ensuring that all applications are given the opportunity to engage.

Job description

In this graduate sales job in London, you'll be joining the team as their first Business Development Executive working to build up the ever-expanding client base, and pitch their SaaS platform to recruitment businesses and enterprises. You’ll be working with a range of clients from agencies to in-house HR teams pitching the company's services to the client in a clear, concise and appropriate manner. Consequently, you will need to be determined, motivated, resilient, and have a real interest in pursuing a sales career. They are currently operating on a free model so you would be responsible for contacting businesses and encouraging them to sign up for a free trial while nurturing a long term relationship, ready for when they move to a premium model.

Key responsibilities

In this Business Development Executive opportunity for graduates in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Bringing on new business and signing up new clients to their platform
  • Conducting outbound prospecting, qualifying and being the first point of contact via email and phone
  • Carrying out research into the Recruitment and hiring market and building up your own list of outbound relevant leads
  • Managing the lead pipeline/lead generation to ensure consistent prospective leads
  • Owning email campaigns and LinkedIn research for new business
  • Developing your pitch structure – being able to uncover prospective clients needs and introduce an innovative solution that adds tangible value to property companies
  • Within 6 months they’ll be looking for you to manage the full 360 sales process from lead generation to product demos and closing

Job requirements

  • Experience within the recruitment sector is desirable
  • You will have outbound B2B sales experience, within a cold calling/prospecting capacity
  • 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

  • A highly competitive graduate salary of £25,000 - £30,000 plus fantastic commission structure (OTE of up to £50k!) – although this can be increased if you over perform
  • Flexible working, you only have to be in the office a minimum of 1 day per month
  • The opportunity to work for an early stage start up making waves in the industry
  • Huge potential for growth within a fluid and dynamic company which strives on the evolution of its product range

Looking for sales jobs in London, and interested in joining one of the UK’s fastest-growing SaaS start up? 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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