Business Development Executive - Recruitment

22000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + with commission
24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Executive

City of London

Various recruitment sectors

Salary: GBP22,000-27,000 plus uncapped commission

Business development forms a key part of recruitment while providing you with rapid progression and an uncapped OTE earning potential not seen elsewhere in sales. In this role, you will be working for a client at Holborn, where you will be responsible for generating new business.

If you have work experience in sales, professional services or any other office environment, the role of Business Development Executive is the perfect role for you to really progress into a rewarding and meritocratic career in the city.

As a Business Development Executive you will:

* Be responsible for generating new business, including cold-calling potential clients and initiating relationships.
* Find and source candidates through LinkedIn and job boards, and cold-calling them, often at their desk, to find out if they are suitable for a role you are working on.
* Meet with clients and candidates at your offices and across the city.
* Arrange interviews and manage your candidates through this process, in addition to meditating between clients and candidates and negotiating contracts.

The rewards for being a Business Development Executive:

* Recruitment consultancy is hard work but pays great rewards. With a starting salary of GBP22-27k and an uncapped OTE, you could be earning over GBP65k in your first year.
* Fantastic team-based and individual rewards - from lunch groups for the highest performing Business Development Executives, to trips abroad and the latest gadgets.
* Flexible working hours when you reach your targets, allowing you to establish a strong work-life balance.
* Rapid career progression - within the space of just a few years you can be at the top of the company, responsible for your own team or Business Development Executives with the earnings to match.
* Other benefits may include private healthcare, gym membership and more within a vibrant and social atmosphere where you truly get to see the impact you have.

To be a successful Business Development Executive, you need to be:

* Hard-working: your attitude is vital to success, and if you are willing to work for it you will get the returns.
* Competitive: a competitive nature will ensure you have the drive to do better than those you are working with - and make sure you succeed as Business Development Executive!
* Ambitious: to succeed in recruitment you need to be ambitious and driven, allowing you to rapidly progress through your career, from Trainee Business Development Executive to Senior Business Development Executive!

And preferably have:

* (B2B) Sales experience: Perhaps you have been working as an account manager in media sales or maybe you have worked in a target-driven sales environment while in full-time education.

Apply today and start laying the foundation for a fantastic career in recruitment as Business Development Executive.

Co-venture is a recruitment company based in central London, specialising in finding the highest performing talent for the highest-performing recruitment companies in the City. We run the successful SuperGrad programme, finding, placing and training Business Development Executives. Our candidates go on to become extremely successful Business Development Executives and often become the top consultants in their firm