Junior Business Development Executive

Are you looking to pursue a sales career and work with a company that offers invaluable and ongoing training? This is your ideal role if you want to move into a sales position. 

 The Organisation  

Worldwide Business Research UK has over 130 employees and a group annual turnover of £40m. With offices in London, New York, Toronto and Singapore we are a truly International organisation.  We create, sell, market and run industry leading large scale events in the Retail, Defence, Logistics, Pharmaceutical, Procurement and Finance sectors and are committed to expanding these portfolios and developing new areas of expertise. 

The Role 

As the Business Development Executive, you will be the first contact and initiate a professional relationship with today’s leading companies. This prospective client list is built by our lead generation team and given to you to execute, qualify, broker and nurture.  You will be assisting our sales team by moving the relationship forward into our sales process developing their pipeline of new business for the company.  

 Key Responsibilities include 

Quickly and sincerely engage with prospective clients, set-up meetings with the client’s decision makers and company’s sales team, articulate the company’s and events unique selling propositions and differentiators, and identify opportunities that will lead to increased sales. 


You have strong communication written, verbal and research skills. You must also be well organized with good time management and have the ability to develop and successfully follow through with a strategic plan and prioritize accordingly.  You have a motivation for sales, are confident in your abilities, and enjoy a team oriented culture.   


 Degree level individual with some experience in either advertising, research, media, public relations, across the business to business sector. Strong candidates from other sectors will be considered.  

 Career Prospects 

 You will join the business in the role outlined above. However, we have a commitment to rapid progression based on achievement. Once you achieve agreed goals we will work with you to develop your capabilities with a view to taking on the next set of challenges. 


 Information available upon application and based on experience.  

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  • Location: London
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Department: Sponsorship
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