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Business Development Executive

Salary £26,000 - £30,000
Location London, Old Street
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 1-20
Job overview
Looking for Graduate Sales roles and Business Development jobs in London? Want to work for a leading E-commerce SaaS business? This Retail Tech business is on the lookout for a Business Development Executive with great communication skills to join their growing team - apply now!

Looking for Graduate Sales roles and Business Development jobs in London? Want to work for a leading E-commerce SaaS business? This Retail Tech business is on the lookout for a Business Development Executive with great communication skills to join their growing team - apply now!

Company profile - E-commerce SaaS

In this Business Development job in London, you will be joining one of the leading retail technology and E-commerce businesses in the market today. Their mission is to make digital dialogue infinitely close to the experience you have in real life. Their tech allows remote retail teams to give real-time advice on what products to buy as they would in-store. It is the easy way to convert more sales and grow customer loyalty with truly personalised online shopping experiences. Retail teams can engage live with customers, upsell, cross-sell and even add promotions to customer baskets during live video shopping experiences.

Due to continued commercial success, and a successful VC funding round, they are looking to grow their team further!

Job Description - Business Development Executive

In this varied Business Development Executive role, you will be using a multichannel approach to connect with exciting E-commerce businesses across the UK. You will be qualifying inbound leads as well as generating new ones and booking meetings for the business development manager to close. You will use a varied approach including calls, emails and attending industry events. If you are an excellent communicator looking to use your sales skills within tech, apply to this Business Development Executive graduate job.

Key responsibilities - Business Development Executive

In this Business Development Executive, you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain a high level of outbound activity using phone, email, video, and socials combined with prospecting software
  • Qualify prospects and book meetings for Business Development Managers
  • Identify key contacts in target accounts and develop relevant ideas to how they would benefit the most from their offering
  • Align the value of the business to the pain points our prospects experience within their omnichannel strategy
  • Develop relevance that is unique to the individual or company that you are prospecting
  • Gain a deep understanding of stakeholder personas and their priorities and challenges
  • Use multiple outreach channels (phone, email, video, etc..) to attract the attention of prospects
  • Qualify inbound prospects to ensure they fit their ideal customer profile
  • Collaborate with a Business Development Manager on target accounts

Job requirements - Business Development Executive

  • A university degree or equivalent experience
  • You are coachable - you actively seek feedback and quickly apply it
  • You communicate concisely - you are persuasive and compelling, especially on the phone
  • You can figure out what the person you are speaking to really cares about and articulate value in a relevant way
  • You are resilient and can overcome consistent rejection
  • You actively listen and can collaborate with colleagues
  • You can prioritise effectively and do the most important tasks first

Benefits of the job - Business Development Executive

  • A competitive starting salary of between £26,000 - £30,000 + Commission
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Health insurance
  • Share option scheme
  • Ongoing mentorship focussed on progressing your career faster
  • Regular social events

Looking for Sales Executive jobs or Business Development roles in London? Looking to kickstart your career in sales? If you are a motivated graduate and have great interpersonal skills, apply to this Business Development 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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Luke Owen Edmunds
Team Lead & Key Account Manager