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Business Development Executive

£25,000 - £35,000 (OTE £40k - £60k)
London, Southwark

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Jack Harry

I work as a Recruitment Consultant on the Corporate desk, focusing primarily on graduate jobs within the Banking & Finance sector. This often includes roles in Broking, Trading and Accounting.

My area of expertise

I sit on the Corporate desk, working mainly on Banking & Finance graduate jobs. Because of the diversity of roles and sectors we work on at Give A Grad A Go, though, I've also had the chance to dabble in FinTech and slightly more creative graduate jobs - which I also really enjoy.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I’d applied for a few roles through Give A Grad A Go, but wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to do. I came in to visit the team to discuss what kinds of graduate jobs my skills would be best suited to, and I really liked the atmosphere in the office. Although I’d never really considered a career in graduate recruitment before, when I spoke to the team about the possibility of a job here I thought that it sounded like something I’d be good at – and here I am!

The worst job I've had

I held a job doing door-to-door sales for a number of different charities. Hopefully I learnt something from the late evenings cold calling in the rain!

Looking for B2B sales jobs in London and want to earn OTE of up to 60k in your first year?

Company profile

In this Business Development Executive job, you will be joining a dynamic and ambitious team, who have established themselves as the market leaders in marcomms conferences. Now in their 10th year, they are going from strength to strength - providing an excellent and personalised services, and focusing on attention to detail. Working across several sectors, including marketing, social media, food & drink, charity and more, they are one of the best-known events & conference businesses in the UK.

Job description

In this Business Development Executive job, you will be responsible for selling both new and established conferences within a wide variety of industries. Working across sectors, and liaising with senior stakeholders and CEO’s, is a fantastic role for someone wishing to take the next step in their sales career, and make a huge impact in a growing company. You will need to be bright, tenacious, and comfortable dealing with senior decision makers on the telephone and face-to-face, as you will be working to achieve challenging revenue targets as set by the business.

Key responsibilities

In this Business Development Executive job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding new topics, industries, market audiences and potential suppliers quickly
  • Identifying the key sectors to sell into and building and maintaining a healthy pipeline of qualified leads
  • Exceeding agreed revenue targets for each conference and maximising revenue from each brand new deal as well as previous sponsors
  • Account management of current clients including forward selling and creating strong relationships with senior level decision makers
  • Making between 80-120 calls a day
  • Writing bespoke sponsorship packages as well as some marketing and copywriting
  • Arranging and conducting face-to-face client meetings
  • Working closely with the marketing, production and operations team
  • Running the conference and exceeding clients’ expectations on the actual day of the conference

So, what are we looking for?

  • A 2.1 from university
  • 1-2 years of experience in B2B sales across sponsorship or delegate sales
  • A professional, calm, courteous and friendly manner
  • Strong intellect, with the ability to switch between analytical and creative thinking
  • Impactful communication, with the ability to influence and persuade senior decision makers, plus close high-ticket sales with ease
  • Insightful problem solving, and the ability to handle objections with confidence and ease
  • Resilience- you'll need to be someone who thrives in a high-pressure, deadline driven, target focused environment
  • Positive mental attitude; a glass-half-full attitude, enjoys rising to challenges and stays focused on solutions

What else is on offer?

  • A great starting salary of between 25,000 - 35,000 with uncapped commission (up to 60k)
  • Internal and external training from day one that will help you to develop your career
  • A fun and team based working environment, with regular team nights out

Looking for sales jobs in London and want to work for a top events & conference company? If you are a real go-getter with a great entrepreneurial spirit, apply for this Business Development Executive job in London today.

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