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Account Executive

£25,000 (OTE £30,000)
London, Old Street

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Gillian Vevers

I work as a Recruitment Consultant, primarily on Banking & Finance graduate jobs, Executive Search & Recruitment jobs, and graduate jobs in the healthcare sector.

My area of expertise

As a Recruitment Consultant, I specialise in more corporate roles - including research, finance and project manager graduate jobs, across a few different sectors. Breaking the mould within the corporate realm, we focus on anything from sales jobs at tech companies to client services jobs at fast-growing FinTech startups.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

Throughout my education, I've always been drawn to pursuing new opportunities. I applied directly to Give A Grad A Go, and during my interview I met members from several different teams. It was the warm welcome and engaging personalities of the people at Give A Grad A Go that made me certain that this was an environment I wanted to be a part of!

The worst job I've had

I’ve always been very fortunate in the work I have undertaken - I really can’t say I’ve ever had a bad job!

Looking for account executive graduate jobs in London, and want the opportunity to work with a rapidly expanding startup? An exciting online florist platform is looking for a personable and bright Account Executive to join their team – if you’re interested, apply today.

Company profile

In this Account Executive graduate job, you will be joining an exciting London-based startup who are transforming the florist industry. Providing a fantastic network of florists, they are using technology to change traditional florist delivery services, and create a global community of those who have a passion for all things floral. Following an incredibly successful 2018 in the UK, they are now expanding into the US and are on the lookout for a new Account Executive to further these excellent partnerships.

Job description

In this Account Executive graduate job, you will be working closely with the Head of New Markets to support the growth of florists joining this network. You will be heading up important industry partnerships in the UK markets, and gaining insights into other developing international markets. In addition to reaching out to important business clients, once they are brought on board you will need excellent relationship management skills to continue valuable client contacts. You will need to have excellent communication and relationship building skills as you proactively source and connect with entrepreneurial florists. You will also be responsible for managing your own contacts, and ensuring that your network continues to grow. You will also have the opportunity to work with the operations team, to continuously improve the processes and strategies to further the development of this exciting startup.

Key responsibilities

In this Account Executive graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Sourcing new leads and proactively reaching out to establish key industry partnerships
  • Taking full responsibility for establishing and maintaining excellent corporate relationships
  • Undertaking research on new industries and clients
  • Speaking with clients across a range of channels, including over the phone, email and face to face
  • Attending industry events
  • Taking the lead in managing UK-based clients
  • Up-selling new and developing tech platforms
  • Supporting the Head of New Markets and the Member Success Manager to successfully achieve business outcomes
  • Providing an excellent commercial experience to new and existing contacts

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 from a top university
  • At least 18 months of experience working in a new business or partnerships role
  • An enthusiastic and driven work ethic
  • Experience working in a start-up would be highly beneficial
  • A strong relationship builder
  • Fantastic communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A desire to further a career within a client-facing partnerships role
  • A desire to build a career within a fast-paced and highly rewarding media sales environment

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary of 25,000 with OTE of up to 30,000
  • The opportunity to work with a VC backed startup
  • Rapid internal progression
  • Fantastic scope for career progression
  • The chance to develop your client-facing skills
  • Regular team socials
  • Company laptop
  • A tight-knit and supportive team environment

Looking for account executive graduate jobs in London, and want to join an exciting online platform that’s transforming the floral industry? If you’re a proactive graduate with an interest in the e-commerce sector, apply for this Account Executive job in London today.

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Interested in property graduate jobs in London and interested in working for an established chartered surveyors? Based in the heart of Central London, and with 40 experience in the industry, this leading firm is looking to expand their team in London – could you be the new Graduate Property Management Assistant they’re looking for?

Company profile

In this Graduate Property Management Assistant job, you will be joining one of the most active commercial property agents in Central London. They pride themselves on delivering top-notch advice for high-end residential and commercial property clients, and are experts in a range of property types including office, retail and industrial. Having now been in the business for 40 years, this impressive chartered surveyor offer a range of services to clients across the capital.

Job description

In this Graduate Property Management Assistant job, you will be joining the firm’s growing graduate team, and working within their professional services department. As well as undertaking in-depth training on property valuation, you will be negotiating and agreeing rent reviews, assisting the Company Directors in carrying out valuations, and occasionally working within the valuation department. You will need to be a confident communicator who is comfortable working outside of the office – as you will be expected to attend various meetings around London.

Key responsibilities

In this Graduate Property Management Assistant job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working within the professional services department, and occasionally assisting within the valuation department
  • Being trained on property valuation, as well as landlord and tenant work
  • Negotiating and agreeing rent reviews and lease renewals on behalf of landlords and tenants
  • Working towards becoming RICS qualified (if you have a property affiliated degree)
  • Working in Central London with regular meetings around various London locations
  • Assisting the Company Directors in carrying out valuations of high-end residential and commercial properties on-site across Central London
  • Writing accurate reports and completing administrative duties
  • Liaising on the phone with clients and other external companies

So, what are we looking for?

  • At least a 2.1 from a top university, ideally in property related degree but this is not essential
  • Good knowledge of London locations would be ideal
  • Bright and enthusiastic manner and can build rapport easily
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Hunger to learn, with a positive, 'can-do' attitude
  • Excellent organisational skills with proven experience of meeting deadlines
  • A keen interest in the property sector is essential

What else is on offer?

  • A great starting salary of 20,000, plus training (salary is flexible if the candidate has experience)
  • The opportunity to take the first step in your property career
  • Invaluable training on property valuation and landlord / tenant work
  • If you have a property affiliated degree, the company will assist with becoming RICS qualified
  • The chance to join one of London’s leading chartered surveyors

Looking for property jobs in London and interested in joining a well-known chartered surveyors in the heart of the city? If you have an interest in property and fantastic communication skills, apply for this Graduate Property Management Assistant job in London today.

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£25,000 (OTE £28k+)
London
Sales

Looking for sales graduate jobs in London and want to work for one of the fastest-growing companies in property technology? Interested in joining a newly formed business development team at an award-winning SaaS platform? Apply for this Business Development Executive job today!

Company profile

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be joining an award-winning, pioneering SaaS software designed exclusively for property professionals. Their unique platform helps hundreds of thousands of landlords resolve letting, repairs and maintenance issues. Having been selected as the best technological solution for letting agencies two out of the past three years, this young, dynamic and agile company are establishing themselves as a leading business in the property sector.

Job description

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be responsible for researching companies and individuals to identify potential new leads. You will need to establish rapport with clients and arrange remote demonstrations with one of the sales executives in your team. You will need to be proactive and personable, as you will be tasked with maintaining the entire sales process, and helping to build up the company’s client base.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Ensuring that the sales processes are followed and internal systems are updated accordingly
  • Delivering exceptional sales results and customer service, and providing assistance to other areas of the business where required
  • Maintaining the sales process
  • Connecting with potential clients to arrange demonstrations of the software
  • Allocating arranged demonstrations to Sales Executives according to lead allocation system
  • Updating and managing account information on the company’s internal systems including any CRM system(s)
  • Quickly responding to and dealing effectively with any issues

So what are we looking for?

  • A university degree
  • A driven, ambitious and confident individual
  • Strong communication skills on the telephone and in writing
  • Strong personality with the ability to inspire confidence and influence others
  • Someone who is passionate about ‘going the extra mile’
  • A team player who works and engages others to achieve results
  • Strong time management skills

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive salary of 25,000 + uncapped OTE
  • 25 days’ annual holiday
  • Mindfulness, boot camp, a spinning prize wheel and office basketball challenges!
  • A kitchen with fruit snacks provided

Looking for sales graduate jobs in London? If you’re a driven graduate interested in working for a dynamic startup, apply for this Business Development Executive job in London today.

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