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Business Development Executive

Salary £28,000 - £32,000 (OTE £65,000)
Location London, Blackfriars
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size Over 500
Job overview
Our client is a global leader in IT and Data consulting, working with clients around the world. They're looking for their latest Business Development Executive.

On the hunt for Business Development graduate jobs and interested in Life Sciences and Tech? A fantastic opportunity has just opened at Global Data and Consultancy giant who are looking for a motivated graduate to join their Life Sciences sales team- if you’re interested in joining, apply now!

Company Profile

In this Business Development graduate job, you will be joining a global IT Data and Consultancy giant who work with clients in a vast array of industries. You will be part of their EU Healthcare BD team who have experienced extensive growth over the last few years and currently work with 16 out of the top 20 Pharmaceutical companies. This company have 17 offices around the world including San Francisco, New York, and Boston.

Job Description

In this Business Development graduate job, your mission will be to research, investigate and chase new leads to book meetings with your Business Development Manager. You will be contacting international executives across Europe and the Middle East working on deals which are up to $1 million in value. There is a strong emphasis progression in this company so through hard work there is huge capacity for growth and development.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Research to understand the relevant issues for your market and communicate those issues effectively to senior level executives.
  • Presenting and networking our solution to C-level executives in person and over the telephone
  • Develop and grow a strong comprehension of the sales skills required in this role, including an understanding of the value proposition and value based selling.
  • Negotiate deals up to $1m.
  • Continuously train and develop your sales and negotiation skills both over the phone and face to face.

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 from university, ideally in the sciences
  • 6-12 months experience in a sales role
  • A real interest in science and technology, ideally with previous experience selling to businesses
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Intelligence, drive and resilience
  • The ability to handle a fast-paced environment
  • A real entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to articulate effectively in an engaging manner

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary of £28,000 to £32,000 (OTE £65,000)
  • Clearly mapped path into Account Management/Sales Management
  • Opportunity to travel - Europe, Middle East & US
  • Quarterly Awards, Monthly dinners & Recognition incentives
  • Bi-Annual CEO Club Trip (Miami, St Tropez & Dubai)
  • Full Product, Industry & Sales Training
  • Paid Vacation

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Nicholas Roe
Recruitment Consultant