Business Development Executive – Information Sales
26-35k Base, 50-70k OTE + Executive Benefits
Our client is a premium business information company specialising in industry analysis and is arguably one of the fastest growing business intelligence companies in the world. Their leading business intelligence provides advanced analytics to help clients make better, more informed decisions on a global scale. With solutions covering a broad range of professional industries, including alternative energy, clean technology, retail, food and many more, they are well placed to deliver in-depth primary and secondary research, proprietary databases and high-quality analysis. Due to continued and sustainable growth, they now have an exciting opening for an experienced, new business sales-focused, Business Development Executive.
As an information Sales Executive, you will:
Join a fast-growing team based in London, where the focus is on selling intelligence and information throughout vertical sectors
Perform consistent research to understand the relevant issues in the market and communicate those issues effectively to senior-level executives
Present and network solutions to executives in person and over the telephone
Develop and grow a strong comprehension of the sales skills required in this role
Ultimately, achieve and exceed quarterly sales revenue targets, negotiate subscriptions with new clients and contribute to the larger initiatives of the company
The ideal sales candidate will:
Be educated to degree level
Be intelligent, inquisitive and possess a minimum of 1-3 years’ previous consultative, new business sales experience gained in any B2B sales sector
Possess business acumen, motivation and a dynamic yet professional approach to new business sales
Have first-class communication and presentation skills and the ability to liaise with customers at all levels across a large geographical territory
The successful sales candidate can expect a negotiable base salary of 26-35k dependent upon prior sales experience, with a first-year achievable OTE of 50-70k plus additional benefits and genuine opportunities for career progression.
The Certus Recruitment Group is an established and experienced specialist consultancy providing sales, marketing and IT recruitment services to the business community throughout the UK, Europe and Australia.