Job Listing

Business Development Executive

Salary £25,000 (OTE £32,000)
Location London, Shoreditch
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 20-50
Job overview
Give A Grad A Go are the UK's leading specialist graduate recruitment agency. Working with clients across a range of sectors, from Finance to Design, we're widely recognised as one of the best recruitment agencies in London. As our team (and our candidate database) continue to grow, we're looking for an experienced Business Development Executive to join us.

Give A Grad A Go is hiring - if you're looking for Sales Graduate Jobs in London and you want to join an award-winning graduate recruitment agency whose clients range from Verizon to PepsiCo, apply today.

Company profile

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be joining the hard-working, dynamic sales team at Give A Grad A Go. The business works with clients ranging from fast-growing tech startups to huge multinationals; across a broad array of different sectors including Technology & Digital, Marketing & Advertising, Banking & Finance, FinTech and Property. Following a record-breaking year, we’re growing quickly – and we are now seeking a Business Development Executive to come on board our team.

Job description

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be joining the Client Services Manager, working to identify, contact and convert potential clients into new business. Day to day, your role will involve managing the entire sales cycle, from lead to close – so you’ll be contacting businesses via phone and email, negotiating terms and fees, and playing a role in ongoing relationship management, ensuring that new clients receive the very best level of service. You will need to be an exceptional negotiator with first-class people skills; as this varied role will see you liaising with a range of potential new clients, then supporting them throughout their journey.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Identifying new businesses leads and researching industry sectors for new potential clients
  • Calling, emailing and converting outbound and inbound leads into new clients
  • Negotiating terms and fees over the phone and email
  • Contributing to marketing ideas and strategies
  • Attending conferences and exhibitions to help promote the brand
  • Ongoing relationship management - ensuring new clients are receiving a high level of service
  • Ultimately helping to increase the number of businesses that are using the Give A Grad A Go service

Job requirements

  • A 2.1 from a top university
  • A tenacious work ethic with a determination to succeed
  • The ability to instantly build a great rapport either over the phone or in person
  • Excellent written communication
  • A positive mind set & self-motivation
  • Excellent time management skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • This is a sales role, so you'll need to be competitive, money driven and target motivated

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting salary of £25,000 (OTE £32,000)
  • Lucrative financial rewards – you can start earning bonuses from day one and bonuses are paid out on a quarterly basis
  • A healthy team is a happy team – you’ll get access to our private medical insurance scheme after 6 months, and we have lots of fresh fruit delivered to the office each week
  • We finish early on Fridays – which makes your weekend feel that bit longer
  • We go on plenty of team nights out
  • You won’t have to stash your holidays here – we close between Christmas and New Year, and those days don't come out of your holiday allowance
  • We take your personal and professional development seriously – thanks to monthly and quarterly reviews we help you to put together your own plan for how you would like to progress within the business
  • You’ll have access to some great in-house and external training

Looking for Recruitment Jobs or Sales Job in London? If you’re a target orientated individual and good at sales, then join our growing team and apply for this Business Development Executive job in London today!

Discover more Graduate Sales & Business Development Jobs in London and around the UK


William Spilsbury
Key Account Manager