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Business Development Executive - E-commerce

Salary £25,000 (OTE £30,000)
Location London, Farringdon
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 50-100
Job overview
High growth SaaS start up specialising in data-driven loyalty and engagement platform utilised by e-commerce brands world wide.

Looking for graduate sales jobs and Business Development jobs in London? A high growth SaaS startup with an engagement platform utilised by e-commerce brands worldwide are now looking for a Business Development Executive to join them!

Company profile

In this Business Development Executive job for graduates, you will be joining a rapidly expanding data-driven loyalty and engagement platform utilised by e-commerce brands worldwide. By connecting and accelerating marketing efforts, they're able to provide their clients with an ROI spend of x15 their platform and have enabled 7000 e-commerce retailers to engage retain and expand their customer base. Over the past three years they’ve quadrupled in size to 70+ employees, and have an ambitious plan to double in size again to over 150 employees by the end of 2021. As E-commerce dominates the shopping experience globally, our client have found themselves in the centre of a booming and developing industry.

Job description

In this graduate Sales job in London, you will be joining one of the core teams who’ve helped achieve their astonishing growth over the last two years. Our client operate a SaaS sales model with a split/specialist sales function, you’ll be joining the sales development team who specialise in new business and lead generation. However, unlike many outbound sales roles, they have the most success from targeted research driven email marketing campaigns as opposed to cold calling alone.

On a daily basis you’ll introduce their loyalty and engagement platform as a solution to e-commerce retailers by conducting extensive research, from target acquisition, business email campaigns and building relationship via multiple channels such as LinkedIn and Twitter. With structured training and career progression opportunities, their sales frame work has resulted in 100% of their SDRs receiving progression within the first 9-12 months of joining. They haven’t had a Sales exec leave the business in 2 years!

Key responsibilities

In this Business Development job for graduates, your responsibilities will include:

  • Bringing on new business and signing up new clients to their platform
  • Qualifying leads and being the first point of contact
  • Using their innovative software to engage with prospective clients through email marketing campaigns, networking, LinkedIn, Twitter or calls
  • Developing your pitch structure - being able to host discovery calls with e-commerce businesses to uncover prospective clients needs and introduce an innovative solution that adds tangible value
  • Deliver marketing material and product insight to prospects while establishing a trusting relationship with key stakeholders

Job requirements

  • A highly driven graduate, ideally with a minimum degree result of a 2.1
  • Experience in Business Development, Recruitment or a Sales-based role is ideal
  • A clear desire to work in a sale based role and a passion for tech or SaaS platforms
  • Experiences with Ecommerce is a huge bonus!
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Entrepreneurial drive and a Growth mindset; not afraid to try new approaches, turning mistakes or failures into a learning opportunity
  • Someone who is teachable with a real desire to learn this role, business and industry
  • It’s important that you’re highly target-driven and possesses a results-orientated work ethic
  • Always looking for additional responsibility and autonomy
  • A creative mindset - someone who is keen to explore innovative ways to bring on new business

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting salary of £25,000, plus OTE of £35,000
  • Be part of the first 75 employees that drive the future growth
  • The chance to grow and develop in a fast-moving, collaborative organisation with rapid and structured career progression
  • The chance to work within a team that is both collaborative and sociable
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + carry 13 days holiday over into the next holiday year
  • Company days out and events (virtual for now)
  • Home office budget
  • Throughout COVID they have been working remotely for the time being, although their physical office is located in Farringdon.

Want to kickstart a career in sales at an exciting SaaS startup? If you're a driven and personable graduate with previous sales experience, apply to this graduate Business Development Executive job in London today!

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William Spilsbury
Team Lead & Key Account Manager