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Business Development Executive

  • Salary: Up to $55k plus excellent comms
  • Sector: Content
  • Sub-sector: Sales / Business Development
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA

job description

Are you a confident Business Development Executive with the ability to close sales, hit your targets, build a pipeline and develop within a motivated team? Can you take on board a new brand with a successful backstory and translate that into new business, hitting key sales milestones as you progress into the role? Can you step up and be a key figure in promoting our clients hedge fund product offerings to an industry that’s driven by results?

If that sounds a bit like you, then we should talk. We’re excited to be recruiting for a Business Development Executive to join our clients fast-paced sales team.

Our client started as an independent B2B media company, and are now a fully-fledged and operational digital brand. And while they are now fully flexing their digital muscles, it’s their unique heritage and expertise that gives them the skills needed to provide a fresh outlook on data for their clients across the asset management industry. They do this through a mix of intel, events and data products. With around 500 staff globally, they operate through offices in London, New York, Singapore, Cebu & Hong Kong.

What you’ll be selling. They now include a broad sweep of businesses under the principle brand. In the hedge fund space, they combine a portfolio of membership services under various brands and through a combination of summits, publications, data, insights, and networking events, they give the global hedge fund community access to world class information. Your role will be to sell it.

What you’ll be doing. We’re looking for people who how to close a sale. As a key figure in the sales team, you’ll be selling leading hedge fund asset raising platform to GPs, LPs and service providers.
You’ll be working from a database of warm leads, as well as generating your own pipeline – you will be selling to hedge fund industry clients globally over the phone and face-to-face.

Your other core responsibilities, will look something like the following:

  • Attending specific industry events for networking and brand development
  • Working with editorial & membership teams to identify new opportunities for sales
  • Staying on top of your admin to ensure follow up calls and to complete the sales process after you’ve closed
  • Proving your worth through your ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Taking the opportunity to build the team and develop additional responsibilities
  • Working towards a range of pre-discussed targets, to hit get your rewards.

The skills and experience you will need to thrive in this role.

  • A confident, positive and intelligent approach to sales
  • Proven sales experience, combined with a successful track record in business intelligence or hedge fund sales
  • Competitive spirit, passion and enthusiasm, both for the role and to achieve your goals
  • experience of and enthusiasm for working in a target-driven environment
  • Sound organisational skills to keep on top of your leads
  • This would suit someone with 6mths sales experience minimum

The benefits on offer If the above mix of skills and attitudes sounds like you, we will support you with an environment that rewards your efforts and achievements.

  • An excellent, uncapped bonus structure
  • An independent minded company with established brands
  • A professional but fresh, non-stuffy environment
  • A friendly experienced team who will help you get established
  • Global offices, and the opportunities to visit them
  • Regular, on-going incentives, including bonuses, days out, and international trips (international pandemics allowing)
  • On-going training and development in your career

Please submit your CV to register your interest. We regret only successful applicants will be contacted.

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