Graduate Business Development Executive

£23000 - £38000/annum
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Graduate Business Development Executive
Location: London
Salary: £23,000 (£38K OTE)
Sector: Media/Arts

Our client is a leading resource for education – specifically in the arts sphere. They cater to millions of students in innumerable education facilities around the world. After doubling their customer base in the last year, they now require ambitious graduates to help enhance the company`s presence further!

Benefits/What you get:

- A competitive basic salary of £23,000
- Y1 OTE of up to £38K!
- Full, bespoke training
- An autonomous role that you can shape yourself
- Excellent scope for progression
- Modern, fun offices in a highly sought after London location
- An inclusive and social culture

The successful Graduate Business Development Executive will, once they`ve obtained a thorough knowledge of the marketplace, strategically generate new business leads. You`ll meet and exceed revenue targets by calling through to prospects, managing the entire business cycle from inquiry through to deal close. As you learn to engage and negotiate with clients face to face, you`ll pick up more responsibilities – account managing your own portfolio of clients in order to secure repeat business.

The organisation offers a unique benefits package to the successful graduate! Excellent career and earning potential within a social, inclusive culture are just some of the perks made available to the Graduate Business Development Executive!

The Role:

- Attain a thorough understanding of the industry in order to best meet the needs of prospective customers
- Identify and contact potential customers, strategically generating leads
- Negotiate and engage with clients in order to close deals
- After 3 to 6 months in the role account manage your own client portfolio
- Accurately report on the sales pipeline, meeting your KPIs along the way


- Educated to degree level
- Possess exceptional communication skills
- Self-motivated, with a strong desire to succeed
- An interest in the arts/the theatre is desirable 

Next Steps:

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(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven`t heard from us within 28 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.)