Business Sales Executive. International Markets. Client-Facing

Buchanan Search
03 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our company is a global, market-leading events company with opportunities to work around the world. As a result of continued success, our company is looking to expand within its sales division, and thus are looking for several graduates to step into the sales space that has just become available.

The ideal candidate for our client will:

  • Be degree level educated (at least a 2:1 but will accept lower with prior sales experience)
  • Be more than comfortable handling new and existing clients on the phone.
  • Want to forge a long-lasting career within sales and develop within the firm.
  • Have both high levels of motivation and a proven work ethic.
  • Be passionate about wanting to excel and develop a specialist market knowledge as your career progresses.

The role (Business Sales Executive) requires you to:

  • Sell to existing and potential future clients in order to meet sales revenue targets.
  • Be responsible for sourcing relevant new business, developing and maintaining excellent relationships at all levels of business.
  • Take initiative in your efforts to identify new areas of growth for the company, and develop an expertise within our client's current sector.
  • Visit clients when necessary or appropriate and attend industry functions and relevant exhibitions when required

This exciting and fast-paced role comes with a base salary circa £23k with an uncapped commission scheme that incentivizes you to earn more both for our client and yourself. First year average earnings are £36k, with a clear track record of improving your earnings totals year on year. In addition to these immediate base financial benefits, extras include:

  • Frequent company social events
  • Company Holidays (prior destinations have included a variety of European cities and American destinations).
  • Company Iphone
  • Monthly Awards for top performers

The harder you work the bigger your earnings will be. With uncapped commissions being paid on every sale you make, you'll thrive in this job if you are ambitious with a strong desire to be successful in business.

This is your opportunity to join a London based, dynamic sales team where we'll train and develop you to be a professional sales person. You won't be restricted by company structures that determine the speed of your progression. You'll create your own goals and we'll give you the training and tools to be able to make you the best you can be.

About you:

  • You want to rewarded for your own hard work.
  • You'll thrive off the continuous coaching, training and career developmentwe'll offer you to ensure your on-going development
  • You aim to smash any target set and push yourself to deliver high levels of productivity
  • You'll strive to be the natural choice for more senior sales roles from day 1


  • 23K basic salary, £34K OTE, uncapped commission
  • Immediate increased salary to 26K (£38K OTE)after passing probation
  • Individual training budget
  • Excellent career opportunities as we continue to grow
  • Quarterly incentives for high achievers
  • Organised social nights out

We provide a great platform for both graduates and 2nd jobbers to accelerate a sales career in business. We see this as a two-way investment over the long term. Our employees commit to constantly learn and push themselves. We provide a long term learning environment that guides you through the career milestones from first tentative steps to being a well-rounded business professional capable of managing high value strategic sales and leading sales teams.

More about the role:

You'll be working in a dynamic phone based sales environment. You'll be responsible for raising awareness and selling delegate places on a range of our business services. You'll be contacting senior decision makers to discuss their current requirements and help them to evaluate how attending our events will help them and their organisation.

To apply please attach a copy of your CV. We look forward to hearing from you.