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Business Development Executive

£20,000 - £22,000

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Penelope Newson

I'm an Account Manager, specialising in graduate jobs within IT, Software & Engineering, and Technology & Digital.

My area of expertise

I work on a wide variety of graduate jobs, ranging from Front-End Development to Marketing - all of which are nestled within the world of IT, Software & Engineering / Technology & Digital. I really like the diversity that this provides my day-to-day role, and I also love being able to match graduates to their ideal position!

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

When I was looking for graduate jobs, I was really unsure about what to expect, and was pleasantly surprised when I came into the Give A Grad A Go offce to find such a wonderful atmosphere. I quickly realised this was the perfect working environment for me!

The worst job I've had

I once worked in a milkshake shop, and it definitely did not bring all the boys to the yard. The mixture of summer, teenagers and milkshakes resulted in hours and hours of washing up - I was only trusted to make an actual milkshake after two months of being there! 

If you’re looking for sales graduate jobs in London and you want the chance to earn uncapped commission at one of the UK’s leading media agencies, check out this new Business Development Executive job! With an impressive client portfolio that includes Uber, Nestle, Sony and Levi’s, they are one of the fastest-growing lead generation businesses in the digital sector – could you be their newest team member?

Company profile

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be joining an award-winning media agency who specialise in lead generation across email, editorial, social, mobile and display. Over the last 5 years, they have become one of the biggest names in the industry, providing growth marketing to some of the world’s best-known businesses. Based in London, they work with a huge number of global corporations and brands across a range of sectors - including food & drink, fashion, finance, travel and motoring.

Job description

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be working closely with the Head of UK Sales to build and develop new advertiser relationships, and manage existing relationships within the agency. On a day to day basis, you will be identifying new opportunities and engaging with potential clients, as well as managing a portfolio of prestigious accounts. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skillset within an award-winning agency which will develop your new business and client-facing skills.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Managing a portfolio of accounts within both agency and direct advertisers
  • Identifying new opportunities and engaging with clients
  • Delivering pitches and presentations in regular meetings with clients
  • Maintaining a strong pipeline of new prospects
  • Attending conferences, networking events and meetings to broaden your network
  • Attending weekly meetings with the Head of Sales
  • Meeting regularly with the Publisher and Client Services teams to pitch new ideas internally and identify new opportunities

So, what are we looking for?

  • A graduate with a strong academic background
  • Some experience or interest within the Marketing and Advertising industry
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong prioritisation and time management skills
  • Excellent social and networking skills with an enjoyment in presenting
  • Confidence, tact and a persuasive manner with people
  • An enthusiastic individual who is motivated and energetic
  • Someone who is money-motivated

What else is on offer?

  • A competitive starting salary of 20,000, increasing to 22,000 after 3 months
  • Generous uncapped commission
  • A fun and vibrant working environment with plenty of socials
  • The chance to work for a reputable, award-winning agency
  • Fantastic company culture with high earning potential
  • Yearly team holidays abroad!

Looking for sales graduate jobs in London, and want to join a leading media agency with a huge client portfolio? If you’re a proactive graduate with an interest in media, apply for this Business Development Executive graduate job in London today!

 
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Are you looking for sales jobs in London and interested in working for a fast-growing tech startup? This impressive lead generation business are growing quickly, and are also looking to expand their team – could you be the New Business Development Executive they’re looking for?

Company profile

In this New Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be joining an exciting young startup based in the heart of East London. They focus on saving small businesses in the hospitality sector valuable time by qualifying leads. Their pioneering tech platform has already made its mark on the startup scene – and as they enter a period of unprecedented growth, they are now on the lookout for an enthusiastic graduate to join their team.

Job description

In this New Business Development Executive graduate job, you will make an important addition to the acquisition team. It’s a truly exciting time to be joining this fast-growing tech startup, and your new business activities will directly impact the future of the business. You will need to be ambitious and independent, as you will be qualifying inbound leads, developing your pitching and sales techniques through internal and external training, and taking charge of your own lead generation campaigns.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Bringing on new business and signing up new clients to their platform
  • Handling inbound queries, qualifying and making the first point of contact via email and phone
  • Carrying out research into relevant markets and building up your own list of outbound relevant leads
  • Owning email campaigns and LinkedIn research for new business
  • Developing your pitch structure – they handle their sales in a consultative way and there will be support to ensure you are carrying out new business in this style

So what are we looking for?

  • A highly driven graduate, ideally with a minimum degree result of a 2.1
  • Minimum 6 months’ commercial experience in a phone-based role would be a bonus
  • A fantastic communicator, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated person who thrives in a startup environment
  • Someone who is highly target-driven
  • A creative mindset and keen to explore innovative ways to bring on new business

What else is on offer?

  • A great starting salary of 21,000, plus generous commission
  • The opportunity to join a young startup and make a real impact on their growth as a company
  • Awesome open-plan and trendy shared office space just off Brick Lane
  • Office dogs
  • Internal and external training

Looking for sales graduate jobs in London, and interested in joining a fast-growing lead qualification platform? If you’re ambitious and proactive, with a flair for sales, apply for this New Business Development Executive job in London today!

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If you’re looking for operations graduate jobs in London and you’re interested in breaking into the technology sector, this Logistics & Operations Administrator graduate job in London could be the perfect role for you! You’d be joining one of the UK’s most exciting startups, whose indestructible, ergonomic phone cases have become a huge international success.

Company profile

In this Logistics & Operations Administrator graduate job, you will be joining a fast-growing phone accessories company whose recent blockbuster crowdfunding campaign raised over $2.5 million in pre-orders. With offices in London and China, they are looking to increase their retail exposure by targeting major department stores and e-commerce sites around the world. With a unique product that has received plenty of media attention, this early-stage startup are in the midst of rapid global expansion.

Job description

In this Logistics & Operations Administrator graduate job, you will be working closely with the COO and the Head of Logistics & Operations to ensure the smooth running of the logistics and operations functions. Your role will involve finding and negotiating new strategic partners, sourcing new delivery products and implementing new systems and processes to ensure that customers have a fantastic end-to-end experience. As an integral part of an early-stage startup, you will be able to see the impact of your work on the success and growth of the company.

Key responsibilities

In this Logistics & Operations Administrator job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Updating retail reports daily using Excel to ensure information is accurate
  • Working with warehouses to ensure that orders are fulfilled in a timely manner, and all systems are up to date with correct inventory
  • Understanding and being able to interpret stock availability to the Business Development team
  • Sourcing, tracking and shipping information for dispatched orders
  • Requesting and comparing shipping quotes for international and domestic orders
  • Effectively communicating requests of the Business Development team to warehouse logistics experts
  • Providing order status updates to clients
  • Assisting team in investigating issues related to dispatched orders
  • Collating documentation and information to arrange shipments (booking forms, dimensions, certificates and invoices)
  • Ensuring effective communication between the UK and China teams
  • Managing all daily processing of manual orders and invoicing, ensuring payments are scheduled in a timely manner

So, what are we looking for?

  • A 2.1 degree from a top university, ideally in a STEM subject
  • An Excel whizz with experience compiling reports and models from various sources - VBA experience would be a huge plus!
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Previous experience in startup environments is preferable – a burning desire to learn all you can about building a brand in an exciting industry is essential!
  • Experience in managing external stakeholders is desirable
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What else is on offer?

  • A great starting salary of between 20,000 – 25,000
  • Your own personal work laptop
  • A sociable and collaborative co-working space in an ideal location
  • Huge opportunities for progression
  • The chance to join a high-growth startup in the midst of global expansion
  • A sociable team with free beer on tap, happy hour Thursdays and regular team outings!
  • The chance to join an exciting tech startup with an innovative product under their belt

Looking for logistics graduate jobs in London, and want to join a leading mobile accessory business? If you’re an ambitious graduate with an interest in working for a tech startup, apply for this Logistics & Operations Administrator job in London today!

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Company profile

In this Graduate IT Consultant job, you will be joining a well-known software provider which works to improve the performance of their clients by providing market-leading software, consultancy and training. With offices in London and Birmingham, they pride themselves on tailoring their approach to each one of their financial clients, which include major wealth management companies and stockbrokers. With over 30 years’ experience in finance, they are a well-established name in the wealth management industry.

Job description

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Key responsibilities

In this Graduate IT Consultant job, your responsibilities will include:

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So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 from a top university
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