Business Development Executive

£25000 - £33000 per annum + commission
08 Jan 2014
05 Feb 2014
Laura Joseph
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company:

The number 1 site for London Business news. Launched in September 2011 the business has seen unrivalled growth in its sector. The website is supplemented by a range of spin-off products including high-profile events and publications

The Role:
  • To achieve your personal revenue targets by canvassing business from cold and warm leads to build a client base
  • To develop and maintain relationships with all relevant decision makers within your client base, both over the phone and face to face where relevant
  • To be informed of your clients' activity with our competitors and to follow up on all relevant leads
  • To ensure all new initiatives and products are communicated to your relevant clients
  • Provide excellent customer service to your clients
  • To attend the necessary social functions and events as required

Key Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum of 18 months sales experience preferably face to face selling as well as over the phone
  • Experience in working to deadlines/ in pressurised environment
  • Ability to communicate with clients across a variety of different sectors
  • Proven ability to achieve sales targets
  • Proven ability to sell digital products
  • Negotiation and objection handling skills