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Business Development Executive

Salary £20,000 (OTE £22,500)
Location London, Old Street
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 50-100
Job overview
An influencer marketing agency that works with brands like Nike and Charlotte Tilbury to win the hearts of Gen Z.

An innovative influencer marketing start-up are on the hunt for a Business Development Executive - if you’re interested in Graduate Sales jobs and Business Development jobs in London, apply today!

Company profile

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be joining a London-based influencer marketing agency that works with brands like Nike, Ubisoft, Charlotte Tilbury and the UK government to run campaigns that win the heart of Generation Z.

Their recently developed TikTok talent agency and platform has turned many heads and gained tons of coverage in the media - and come together to create a Gen Z media group, which combines services, talent, and owned and operated IP. This company is now scaling up and looking for a commercially minded Business Development Executive to join the team!

Job description

In this Graduate Sales job in London, you’ll be working directly with the Head of Sales and entirely focused on expanding our client’s valuable network. You will be tasked with managing inbound leads, converting enquiries and setting up meetings. This role will require someone with excellent communications skills and a drive to maximise their earnings. You will ideally be experienced in managing a sales pipeline and obsessed with youth and pop culture!

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Identifying key brands and initiating first contact
  • Skilfully engage and qualify prospective clients, reaching out to influencers.
  • Engage with prospects to ultimately book meetings to grow sales pipeline
  • Follow-up on mainly inbound leads
  • Maintain CRM, documentation and admin to the highest quality
  • Upselling and cross-selling existing brands on new products and ad formats
  • Providing demos to brands of the self-service platform and acting as first point of contact for them
  • Creating proposals and other commercial content
  • Researching and keeping up to date with trending memes and hashtags for client purposes

Job Requirements

  • A 2.1 from a top university
  • At least 6 months of commercial experience in sales (ideally within media or advertising)
  • Creative copywriting skills
  • Excellent communication skills - you know how to build rapport with anyone and everyone
  • You are resilient and enjoy the challenges that entrepreneurial environments present
  • Highly organised, efficient and capable of managing and prioritising a diverse workload
  • Obsessed with youth and pop culture!

Benefits of the job

  • A competitive starting base salary of £20,000 + £2,500 OTE
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Monday breakfasts and Friday socials (when in office).
  • Away days (covid restrictions permitting). Think park picnics, go ape, paintballing etc.
  • Wellbeing Programme, that provides mental health, legal and financial support
  • Large progressions for growth
  • Upskilling fund for personal development
  • A real millennial vibe!

Looking for Business Development Executive jobs in London and want to take the next step in your Sales career? If you’re an experienced sales-person who wants to be part of company growth, apply for this Business Development job in London today!

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Nicholas Roe
Senior Consultant