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Business Development Executive - Graduate Scheme

Salary £22,000 (OTE £34k)
Location London, Hammersmith
Industry FinTech
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 100-250
Job overview
Our client is a vibrant alternative finance provider, they are striving to support an estimated 100,000 jobs by 2020 and are offering a fantastic Graduate Scheme opportunity.

Looking for Sales Graduate Schemes in London and want the chance to earn OTE of up to £34k in your first year? This leading FinTech business are on the lookout for a Business Development Executive to join their team and on a 12-month Graduate Scheme.

Company profile

In this Business Development Graduate Scheme, you will be joining a leading alternative finance provider offering simple, flexible funding to help growing businesses achieve their ambitions. As a young, vibrant, technology-driven company, they are on a mission to re-invent the way small businesses access funding and they always keep their customers in the laser focus of everything they do. To date, the firm has helped over 12,000 businesses and advanced over £360m in funding. They are striving to support an estimated 100,000 jobs by 2020, and each and every role at the company plays a huge part in supporting this.

Job description

In this Business Development Graduate Scheme, you will be responsible for building and maintaining excellent relationships with customers during their initial contact with the organisation. This role is focused on inbound sales leads and enquiries; however, you will be responsible for managing your own sales pipeline and reaching out to customers on a regular basis to ensure completion. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your commercial experience within an exciting FinTech company - so you will need to be a self-starter who is motivated to learn, take on feedback proactively, and show resilience to navigate challenges.

Key responsibilities

In this Business Development Graduate Scheme, your responsibilities will include:

  • Following up from with inbound enquiries and reaching out to new leads in a professional and timely manner
  • Converting leads from multiple sources into new business clients
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent client relations throughout the sales process
  • Delivering an exceptionally accurate and high standard of customer care and satisfaction
  • Ensuring a customer-focused approach to sales, and following a best practice sales process
  • Updating the internal database and CRM system with a high level of accuracy
  • Managing your pipeline efficiently and confidently in a proactive manner to meet KPIs
  • Working collaboratively with other departments to ensure that each customer’s journey is efficient

Job requirements

  • A 2.1 degree from university
  • Previous experience in a customer-facing or sales role would be desirable but isn’t essential
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • An interest in the FinTech industry
  • A proactive work ethic with the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • A natural rapport builder, with excellent communication skills and a passion for helping others
  • A self-starter who is also self-motivated to succeed and to meet targets
  • Resilience and the ability to face challenges or problems head on
  • Excellent organisational skills and self-management abilities

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting salary of £22,000, with OTE of £34,000
  • Medical and life insurance
  • 22 days annual holiday, with an extra 3 days holiday to cover the Christmas period
  • Holiday purchase scheme and pension scheme
  • Various salary sacrifice schemes, including cycle to work
  • Company wellness programmes
  • Team away days and regular company socials
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Free refreshments and breakfast

If you've graduated with a 2.1 from university and now searching for Business Development Graduate Schemes in London, apply for this FinTech Graduate Sales Job today!

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Nicholas Roe
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