Senior Business Growth Executive

Eddison Knight Recruitment
£45000 - £55000/annum Double OTE, Future Stock Options
12 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The role

There is an immediate opportunity for an exceptional and highly ambitious sales / business growth professional to join this very exciting high-growth tech disruptor at its early stage of global expansion, and benefit from an amazing earnings plan, uncapped commissions, and a whole host of career and personal development benefits.

This organisation is an exciting technology start-up that focusses disrupting the global intelligence industry using data-science, AI and machine learning technologies. The business model is built to capitalise on $30bn addressable market opportunity, and founded and backed by pioneers in the tech industry.Their offerings are designed to instantly address big business challenges faced by C s-suite executives in Global 500, FTSE and Fortune companies.

The company is fast becoming known as the a true disruptor to global brands like Bloomberg, Gartner and LinkedIn, by extracting the best of these brands into a single platform.The company operates in three continents, backed by investors and guided by a diverse group of Advisory Board members who have held C suite roles at global brands such as Morgan Stanley, Gartner, Citibank. DHL, KPMG, Tyco, Skype.

The leadership team have built a magnetic culture, and flat structure, underpinned by a deep mission that drawn mass media attention and attracted leading executives from multi-billion dollar global brands to join this company on an exciting growth journey. The company is expected to conservatively quadruple its valuation and team by year end.


The UK team has been recently established and already revenue positive. There is a huge and untapped market opportunity to quickly scale in the UK and for the new a sales / business growth hire seizes this opportunity. You will be expected to secure 8-10 face to face client meetings each week, once you have successfully established a pipeline. Your prospecting efforts will be supported by a Global team of Marketers, Tech Domain Specialists, and Business Growth Execs, along with a Global Advisory board.

You will be expected to generate new business from both new and existing clients, primarily FTSE brands and Venture Capital groups. You will be required to win new and renew existing revenue as part of your portfolio. You will also be given the freedom to run, grow and scale your business by creating maverick marketing campaigns and contribute to new product and pricing strategies to accelerate market share.

Most of your clients operate across the FTSE 100 and will expect to rely on you as a Trusted Advisor and expert in key areas of Business, Technology and Innovation. You will be expected to have past experience in these domains, and will be given intense training and real-life business exposure to enhance your core capabilities and skills.

New business sales cycles range from two to six months from initial contact and you can expect to be managing a high number of opportunities at any time. Strong pipeline management and the ability to prioritise on the right deals is crucial.

Skills and experience

We are looking for an experienced sales and business growth professional who understands importance of technology innovation and new business models in transforming the future of business. You should have sold SaaS / Intelligence / Platform driven products and services with success.
Ideally, you will be able to utilise your contacts in brands or agencies to good effect in building a high-quality pipeline.
You will be a disciplined new business hunter and skilled closer of business who can demonstrate outstanding results.

We are looking for a hungry individual who understands the necessity to earn business in a start-up environment.

How would you like to be mentored by an ex-FTSE100 executive as part of your next role?

All applications are acknowledged within 48 hours

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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Upto £55,000.00 /year
Required education: Bachelor's
Required experience:Sales: 3 years