Business Development Executive

/Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

Sarah Webster
    June 12, 2018
    City of London, London
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    **REALISTIC £40k OTE**


    We are currently working alongside a household name within the media industry who are looking to expand their sales team to increase revenue and push growth. Working within their business sales team, this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to start their sales career and establish themselves within a market-leading business.

    As a Graduate Sales Executive, you will create, nurture and close sales opportunities with a mix of existing and new business customers. A self-motivated approach and fantastic rapport building skills are essential for this role as they are looking for a candidate to develop quickly and push sales figures! Although you will be targeted, the company promotes a consultative sales style, meaning autonomous individuals with great people-skills and a focus on quality work will really excel in this role.

    If you're a graduate with at least two years of experience in a similar role, we want to hear from you. On offer is a competitive package of £30,000 basic salary, with realistic earnings of £40k in year one, plus additional perks and benefits.


    • Creating sales opportunities through proactive prospecting and pitching to both warm and cold leads
    • Building relationships through sales calls and regular customer contact
    • Learn and understand the target audience to better source suitable advertisers
    • Following up on previous conversations to gain feedback and overcome objections
    • Closing sales to meet and exceed set sales targets
    • Help to build brand awareness through proactive marketing and networking
    • Regularly maintain CRM and provide necessary sales reports


    This role is ideally suited to a confident, results-driven Graduate with at least two years of experience in B2B sales. The following attributes are also highly desirable:

    • A strong knowledge of media (particularly television, online and print media)
    • Excellent record of working under pressure
    • Fantastic relationship building skills
    • A self-motivated approach and desire to work within media sales

    APPLY NOW: This role will be progressing to interview stage shortly, so please send your CV for immediate consideration. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality.

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