Business Development Executive - Subscriptions

Job Title: Business Development Executive - Subscriptions
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH52117
Contact Name: Kathleen Patton
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 29, 2016 09:52

Job Description

Business Development Executive - Subscriptions

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a unique digitally lead subscription-based media company who are currently seeking an Business Development Executive to work on one of their popular online advertising subscriptions. The role would focus on engaging prospective subscribers to generate growth and brand awareness. The ideal candidate would be passionate about the creative and advertising world and enjoy working in an interactive, fast paced environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Meet and exceed targets - monthly, quarterly and annually.
  • Engage prospective subscribers over the phone and in person.
  • Exceed activity based Key Performance Indicators by opportunities created, demonstrations and meetings booked and attended.
  • Follow up on all marketing activity.
  • Provide accurate weekly forecasts and manage pipeline effectively.

Skills and experience required:

  • 12 - 36 months sales experience - preferably in (but not limited to) B2B media sales or information sales.
  • A creative and/or advertising background.
  • Opening new opportunities (pitching) experience.
  • Questioning and qualification knowledge.
  • Strong objection handling skills.
  • To be able to handle negotiation well.
  • Experience in closing (sales) both face to face and over the phone.
  • Effective written communication.
  • Knowledge and confidence in face-to-face meetings.
  • Pipeline management and forecasting.
  • Language skills desirable but not essential.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.