Business Development Trainee

Absolutely Recruitment
Twickenham, Greater London
£18000 - £20000/annum + Commission
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As Business Development Trainee you will report to the Client Services Manager, you will have the responsibility of managing several client accounts, starting in the UK but eventually growing to our global network. The person will oversee growing their client’s business through direct marketing campaigns. Therefore, becoming a primary contact for these clients to build long term fruitful relationships with them.

Through consultative selling you will act as an extension of their marketing & sales team by approaching their target prospects via a multi-channel marketing approach. The prospects that you will be talking to daily will be marketing, brand and product managers at multi-national organisations including pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned).

Meet or exceed all business development goals for our clients through proactive contact with new prospects. This compiles of one meeting per day and/or 40+ calls.

Maintain accurate information for reporting back to our clients and the Client Services Manager.

Identify and develop key contacts (prospects) to be targeted thus advancing our clients’ reach.

Must have a positive attitude, be assertive and aspire to exceed expectations.

Proficient MS office (excel, word, outlook).

Have excellent communication, presentation and listening skills.

Ability to take direction and manage tasks as well as to direct and delegate tasks.


Minimum of 6 months business to business sales experience.

A Bachelor’s degree in a business/ life science is desirable.

Experience within a branding agency is desirable.

Professional telephone manner.

Multilingual (not essential).

Self-starter with strong organisational skills