SEO, Online Content & Social Media Business Development Executive
Leeds, LS16 6QG
£20K basic (35K OTE!)
This graduate role is with an award winning digital marketing business. They specialise in SEO, Pay Per Click, PR, Online Content & Social Media.
The role of Business Development Executive comes in 3 clear progression stages; firstly you will spend the first 9-12 months internally based, with a very varied day-to-day, this time will be spent learning about the company, the marketplace, the services as well as being responsible for the front end of the sales.
The role is an entry level graduate position with full training to help you reach your potential!
After you have a good grasp of the industry knowledge necessary and possess the relevant sales skills, based on your performance you will be progressed through to handling existing accounts, running face to face meetings, negotiating and closing business – this could be when you reach the Business Development Manager position.
The final progression stage is to Senior Business Development Manager where you are dealing with substantial accounts, having well qualified meetings booked for you and selling at board level to large businesses.
This role will suit a proactive, ambitious and career focused graduate, and key characteristics for the role include; confidence, tenacity, strong work ethic and the ability to work well with people.
Educated to degree level
Strong and proven work ethic
Excellent communication skills