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Business Development Executive

Salary £26,000 - £30,000 (OTE £40K)
Location London, Holborn
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 1-20
Job overview
Looking for Business Development or Sales roles in London? Are you a confident communicator and a self-motivated graduate? This Ed-Tech start-up is looking for its next Business Development Executive - apply now!

Looking for Business Development jobs and Graduate Sales jobs in London? A rapidly growing Ed-Tech SaaS start-up is seeking a Business Development Executive to join their London based team - apply today!

Company Profile - EdTech

In this Business Development Executive job in London, you will be joining a revolutionary EdTech start-up that is passionate about ensuring the future generation receives the best education experience. Their vision is to help 10 million students enter formal education by 2025. The brilliant minds behind this tech start-up have created a unique, first-of-its-kind SaaS product that is transforming the typically long and extensive admissions process for higher education institutions. The software harnesses the power of AI and uses a human-assisted chatbot that connects to students via WhatsApp, drastically reducing student drop-outs during the admissions process, in turn allowing further education colleges to increase their revenue and students to access higher education more easily.

Having secured impressive funding with investors such as BibliU and EdTech unicorn 2U.com, they are on their journey to become a global brand. They are now looking for a Business Development Executive to join the team and support this growth.

Job Description - Business Development Executive

In this graduate Business Development Executive job in London, you will focus on growing revenue through lead generation and booking meetings. You will be skilled in identifying market opportunities, prospecting new clients and booking in qualified product demos for your Business Development Manager. You will play a key role in the business, as you will be identifying new and potential customers and will represent the brand as the first point of contact. You will need to enjoy working to targets and conducting outbound prospecting. You will have access to industry-leading sales training and support, and progression is determined by you. Their most recently hired SDR has progressed to a closing role in 7 months!

Key Responsibilities - Business Development Executive

In this Business Development job in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Generate new business opportunities using a variety of social selling techniques such as cold calls, emails, social outreach, networking and independent research
  • Book meetings between Account Executives and potential Clients
  • Engage in meaningful discussion with senior leadership and management at Colleges, Universities, and Independent Schools, handling objections as needed
  • Consistently engage with prospects and articulate the product in an effective manner
  • Conduct discovery and introduction calls with prospects to evaluate pain points
  • Generate and manage sales pipeline; maintain impeccable admin and update all activity
  • Driving new initiatives to prospect outbound leads, focusing on high value or high converting segments.
  • Work in conjunction with Business Development manager to convert opportunities created into sales qualified leads
  • Identifying opportunities to continue growing the current customer base
  • Maintaining and keeping an updated record of all customer activities in a CRM on a daily basis, this is critical to giving their auditors and investors an idea of how well the business is doing

Job Requirements - Business Development Executive

  • Previous sales experience is highly beneficial
  • Are naturally curious, love learning, and wish to build a career in tech sales
  • Are driven, self-motivated, results-oriented, and have a fantastic work ethic
  • Have excellent communication skills, on Zoom, phone and via email
  • You’ll naturally be driven, persistent, resilient, humble, but love the hustle of sales
  • You’re a genuine team player and will go above and beyond to support your colleagues
  • You have an innate sense of responsibility and are happy to work independently and structure your own day
  • A genuine interest in tech and start-ups, you’ll love the pace and challenge of being in a dynamic and ambitious start-up

Benefits of the Job - Business Development Executive

  • A competitive base of £26,0000 - £30,000 + commission (OTE £40k)
  • The chance to make a real impact in a high growth start-up
  • Rapid career progression based on individual performance - their most recent SDR hire was promoted in 7 months! Progression is determined by your own performance
  • Great office location in Holborn with hybrid working
  • Working for an exciting EdTech start-up improving student wellbeing and student retention rates
  • Hands-on training and mentoring from the founder

Looking for Graduate Sales jobs or Business Development roles in London? If you're an ambitious and driven graduate with previous sales experience apply to this Business Development Executive role in London today!

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Rachel Forrest
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