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Business Development Executive

£21,000 - £23,000 (OTE £30,000)
London, Victoria

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Camilla Clarke

As a Key Account Manager, I work with some of Give A Grad A Go's bigger clients, managing relationships to make sure that we are meeting their requirements. Regular client interaction and liaising with our team internally ensures that the right graduates are being introduced to these companies at the right time.

My area of expertise

My focus sits within the Technology & Digital and Creative & Design industries. My client portfolio spans an array of exciting companies - from fast-growing tech startups, to fashion brands, digital agencies and FinTech companies.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I came to Give A Grad A Go as a graduate 4 years ago in the hope of finding a role within Marketing & Advertising or PR & Communications in London. It quickly became clear that what I was really looking for was a chance to communicate with these industries rather than work within them. I was really sold by the Give A Grad A Go culture and opportunity to develop quickly and build up an exciting portfolio of clients I could manage. There's nothing more rewarding than helping graduates find their dream job and helping a company build their teams with hard-working graduates.

The worst job I've had

I found myself working in the energy industry before I worked at Give A Grad A Go. It was really interesting to learn more about energy, but setting margins for huge corporate energy tenders felt a little bit out of my comfort zone!

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In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be supporting the Business Development Manager, and arranging crucial new business meetings for the senior directors across various property sectors. You will be responsible for bringing on new potential clients from a prequalified database of key contacts. You will need to be confident, personable and business-savvy; as you will be playing a central role in the development and growth of the company.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Making the first point of contact, primarily via phone to potential clients at a director level across a variety of sectors
  • Arranging meetings for the team’s Senior Directors from a prequalified database of contacts
  • Developing a deep understanding of the industry and using that knowledge to explain the benefits of what the company has to offer
  • Maintaining the client database accurately
  • Organising regional trips for the senior team across the UK
  • Creating a pipeline of important contacts for your continued career path in business development

Job requirements

  • A university degree, ideally a 2.1
  • A confident personality with heaps of personality and passion for their work
  • Some sales or customer service experience with proven fantastic client facing skills
  • An excellent professional telephone manner
  • The ability to listen to potential clients’ needs and target their requirements - this isn’t a ‘hard sell’ and their method of business development is consultative
  • An ambitious person who is results-driven and enjoys a target-based environment
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Fantastic command of English

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting salary of between 21,000 - 23,000 (OTE 30,000+)
  • Uncapped commission
  • Excellent hands on training from day one
  • The chance to join a sociable and friendly team
  • You will be assigned a mentor in the wider business to discuss your ideal future in the company and career aspirations
  • A tight-knit friendly team of experts in their sector
  • Central London located offices

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