Business Development Executive - Entry Level

The Grad Society
Central London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Executive - Entry Level

£21,000 - £23,000/annum + Commission

Financial Consultancy

Westminster, London

About the Company

Trainee Business Development Executive required for a growing financial consultancy based just off of Victoria in Central London. They have been growing steadily over the past 3 years and are now looking to invest in their sales team to help drive the business forward and boost expansion. They have big plans in place with goals to open several European offices over the next 5 years.

You will be working under the Sales Director where you will be responsible for generating leads to drive new business and help grow their customer base.

They are looking for energetic, charismatic graduates with a real desire to build a successful career but to also get along with the team. This is an out and out sales role so they are looking for someone with a natural ability to work in a fast based, high pressured environment.

About the Role

As the Business Development Executive you will:

  • Researching target customers to generate leads
  • Liaising with potential customers to highlight their needs to management
  • Book in and partake in meetings with potential clients
  • Helping management tailor pitches to each individual client’s needs
  • Maintain existing client relationships and act as the main contact between client and management

About You

  • Recent graduate OR school leaver with Sales experience
  • Have a natural sales ability and not be afraid of phone and face to face communication
  • A desire to build a successful career
  • Driven graduate who will go the extra mile


  • £21,000 - £23,000 per annum as a basic
  • Commission paid out quarterly boosting your salary by £10-15k in your 1st year!
  • Excellent development programme with clearly defined goals
  • 23 days’ holidays + bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Paid gym membership
  • Free breakfast every morning including toast, croissants and cereal.

IF you are looking for a career that offers you the possibility of earning commission from day one, rising up the ranks quickly with full training, meritocratic environment, with a fun and social team…please send your CV to us to talk about our opportunities!

About Us

At the Grad Society we are a leading specialist graduate recruitment agency with over 15 years of sales and recruitment experience.

When you join The Grad Society we make sure your aspirations are met by placing you with only the highest calibre of leading sales and recruitment firms across the UK.

At The Grad Society we open doors for ambitious graduates who are looking to start a challenging and financially rewarding career. We are passionate about what we do and pride ourselves on enhancing the recruitment experience by providing support and guidance throughout the process.

Our success is our dedicated team of specialist consultants who have all started in the industry as new graduates and therefore understand the importance of being placed in the right company with a culture that conforms to your values.

The Grad Society operates in multiple markets including but not limited to: Finance recruitment, IT Recruitment, Technology Recruitment, Accounting Recruitment, Sports Recruitment, HR Recruitment, Digital Recruitment, Marketing Recruitment, Media Recruitment, Teaching Recruitment, Nursing Recruitment, Life Sciences Recruitment, Medical Device Recruitment, Pharmaceutical Recruitment, PR Recruitment, Insurance Recruitment, Executive Recruitment, Banking Recruitment, Law Recruitment, Construction Recruitment, Built Recruitment, Rail Recruitment, Automotive Recruitment, E-Commerce Recruitment, Education Recruitment, Energy Recruitment, Oil & Gas Recruitment, Engineering Recruitment, Healthcare Recruitment, Legal Recruitment, Hospitality Recruitment, Office Recruitment, Admin Recruitment, Property Recruitment, Sales Recruitment, Retail Recruitment

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