Business Development Executive

Title: Business Development Executive | International Events | Bermondsey | London

Industry: Other

Role/Sector: Business development   |   Events   |   Sales Account management

Location: South London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £21,500 (per annum)

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Information on the company

This exciting forum and events company creates global platforms at which core business systems, processes & values are challenged. Their forums focus on bringing together leading minds, creating events that generate unrivalled learning experiences, passionate discussion and actual transformation. With the organisations values seeded in disruption and innovation, their events aim to encapsulate such principles.


This is a permanent position, based in Bermondsey, Central London -paying £21.5k per annum (£29k OTE)

This is an opportunity to join a young and hungry events startup on track for 100% annual growth. Over the last two years, we've had significant growth, developing our event portfolio from 12 to 25 events per calendar year.

There is an opportunity for a Business Development Executive to join our passionate team as we head into our fourth year!

Our events create global platforms at which core business systems, processes, and values are challenged. This is an opportunity to develop your sales skills in a fast-paced, startup environment where you will have real responsibility from day one

Day to day responsibilities of the role:

  • Research
  • Lead generation
  • Outbound outreach to potential event sponsors
  • Inbound lead management
  • Pitching prospecting event sponsors
  • Closing event sponsors
  • Client relationship management

What we're looking for:

  • Educated to graduate level
  • Results focused individual who does not shy away from accountability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation skills 
  • The confidence to work with high-level executives
  • Keen interest in business
  • Integral and trustworthy

What can you expect from working with us:

  • Real responsibility from day one, managing your own workload
  • Input into high-level strategy - your ideas brought to reality
  • A young start-up, with a small passionate team
  • Get experience dealing with multinational corporations
  • Get experience in the entire sales cycle: lead generation, pitching, negotiating and closing deals
  • International travel
  • Company Laptop
  • Fun, young start up atmosphere with a flexible working environment
  • Uncapped commision 

* No cover letters, please just submit your CV to be considered*

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