Business Development Executive
Our client is a fast-growing and close knit company of sales and research professionals based in within the heart of central London. Their product is subscription-based software that allows businesses to research market trends in order to gain credible and well-researched opportunities for their sales teams.
No other provider comes close to the quality, depth and size of their product, so this a brilliant chance to work for an incredible company within the UK’s booming technology sector, who take pride in employee fairness and satisfaction.
They need somebody to join their close-knit sales team and you’ll be expected to get hands-on from the start and develop your own profile among marketing agencies and leading brands stretching across various markets.
Specific activities will include:
·Proactively finding new opportunities to enter into your target market
·Generating leads, and building and managing your sales pipeline
·Keeping up to date with trade press sources to help identify new opportunities
·Building and maintaining relationships with prospective clients
·Managing the sales process end-to-end - from pitching to demoes to closing·Negotiating with prospects, and ultimately securing the businessExperience and skills:1.Degree-level education; numerate with strong written skills2.Commercially minded with an analytical, solutions-driven approach3.Motivated, driven and a relentless relationship builder4.Smart, inquisitive and willing to get stuck in5.Personable with excellent communication skills6.Knowledge of the marketing and sport industries is desirable7.Experience of selling a subscription service would be a plus
8.An outstanding phone manner
9.Examples of exceeding targets set
10.Outstanding relationship and interpersonal skills.
11.Excellent written and spoken communications; can develop and deliver impactful presentations.
12.This position will be based in Central London.