Business Development Executive - Global Research & Insights Business

Job Sector
Subscriptions / SaaS / Research
Contract Type
Working from Home + St Albans (1 day a week)
£25k basic plus uncapped commission (£35k OTE realistically year 1, growing significantly in year 2)
Job Reference
Media IQ-BDE-SA1

Do you have professional b2b sales experience?

Are you able to work from a St Albans office 1 day per week? (they are based next to the station)

Like the idea of working for a global leader who provides market insight and research solutions for the EdTech, media, entertainment and consumer electronics sectors? 

If yes, please read on...

The Company

A global research and insights organisation based in St Albans (near the station) which provides leading market-insight, bespoke research and market-trackers for companies within the consumer electronics, media, entertainment and Edtech sectors (primarily). Existing clients include the likes of Apple, Microsoft, Google, Sky, ITV and many others. They have continued to significantly  grow year on year revenues in spite of the pandemic, as the quality of their research and insight is unparalled in their markets. 

The Role of Business Development Executive

As Business Development Executive you will start by learning the key sales skills to flourish in the role, as well as having extensive training to understand the benefits and value of the research solutions you would be selling. You will be focusing on the EdTech and professional displays sector and the research solutions you sell can give invaluable insight to clients.

Once you are up and running, you will start off by spending around 80% of your time selling to new clients globally (with 20% account management), although every new client you win, you will keep, so the balance will shift more towards account management as the year progresses.

They have an extremely impressive client list which their sales people use in order to gain interest from potential new clients.  

You would taught to be in control of the full sales process from initial lead through to closing the deal and managing the client.

You will also get to attend international client meetings.

Requirements for this Business Development Executive role

  • Professional b2b sales experience
  • Confident, articulate and polished
  • Well spoken with a strong education
  • Hard working
  • Determined to build a successful sales career
  • Client facing
  • Professional and mature demeanour
  • Degree educated

If you think that you could be the Business Development Executive our client is looking for, please apply.

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