£23k (1st year OTE £35k+)
about 1 month ago
Flexible Start Dates Available
Business Development Executive
We’re looking for a Business Development Executive to open discussions and build relationships with exciting prospects across the retail industry. The role has been created in response to growing demand from high-profile, multi-market retailers who have complex and varied requirements. They are organisations with established buying processes and high expectations when it comes to vendors.
Who are we?
We were created with the mission to help retailers create marketing experiences their customers will love. Our core technology is a customer marketing platform that enables retailers to send personalised marketing messages throughout the customer journey, increasing customer loyalty and lifetime value. We were just named 9th fastest growing UK tech company by Deloitte and are approaching our Series B fundraising round, so it's a really exciting time to join the business.
On this journey to providing a product that really stands out we have grown a team of driven, self-reflective and dedicated employees. We’re committed to finding candidates who can grow and flourish here, adding to the team culture.
What will you be doing?
As a Business Development Executive you will be working as part of our Mid-Market Revenue team of 14 people (wider Revenue team of 25) to source new opportunities through outbound cold calls, emails, inbound lead follow-up, marketing campaign follow-up, networking, conferences, breakfasts & face to face meetings.
You will qualify opportunities, ensuring that they are the correct fit for us, before working with the Business Development Manager to build effective closing plans.
What kind of people do well in this role?
You are either a graduate with a desire to work in sales or you have experience working in an outbound B2B sales development role, opening doors and qualifying opportunities
- People person
You pride yourself on your people skills, including the ability to build trust with strangers over the phone, over email, and face to face
- Obsessive about learning
You love learning new information and take proactive steps to educate yourself on what’s happening in the industry and how you can perform better in your role.
You have boundless positive energy and motivation, and the desire to work hard and do what it takes to win and make sales.
You’re organised and able to prioritise in a busy environment. You actively seek feedback on what is and isn’t working, and proactively suggest initiatives to increase productivity, and promote happiness across the team.
Why join us?
One of our values is “It's awesome to be here”, here are some of the reasons we love working here:
- Team of amazing people
We are committed to hiring the right people and maintaining our culture as we grow
- Making sure you’ll have an impact
We’re solving interesting challenges and you’ll have a say in how we solve them
- Supporting learning and development
We’re in this together and want you to become the best and feel supported as you do so. We want all employees to be able to continually learn and grow in their roles, with our development fund we make sure the team has the tools they need to excel.
- Going above and beyond to help each other
We’re all part of the bigger picture. We love helping each other to thrive and celebrate success together.