Business Development Executive

  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £33-35k (DoE) base salary up to £52k OTE

The role

Joining a small, ambitious team you will be equipped with a market leading proposition and a highly effective sales development process. We’re currently working with some of the world’s leading B2B brands and are looking for high-performing individuals who can help propel us to our next phase of growth.

Top responsibilities

  • Build a multi £M pipeline of digitally focused content marketing opportunities with Global B2B brands, expanding upon an existing and proven outreach program.

  • Deliver credible and professional sales pitches by phone or through face-to-face meetings to C-suites and senior marketing professionals.

  • Obtain a monthly and quarterly individual sales target in-line with business growth objectives.

  • Proactively manage and nurture strong relationships with new and existing accounts.

  • Liaise with key stakeholders internally to ensure the successful delivery of all content marketing solutions Raconteur provides.

  • Provide support on the development of all sales and marketing collateral related to the digital division.

The ideal candidate

  • Smart, tenacious, and persistent - you’re comfortable in overcoming objections and goal orientated.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to engage with a sophisticated C-level audience.

  • Highly organised and methodical in your approach, with the ability to ruthlessly prioritise your time.

  • A fast learner who can quickly get up to speed with online tools such as SalesForce, LinkedIn Sales Navigator and Salesforce Inbox.

  • Ambitious, goal orientated, hunter mentality - you thrive off identifying and connecting with new prospects.

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a sales, or sales development role.

Remuneration & benefits

  • £33-35k (DoE) base salary up to £52k OTE

  • Pension scheme

  • Health and dental insurance

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Extensive training programme and development opportunities

  • Well stocked beer fridge

This is a unique opportunity for you to join a high growth media company and make a real difference with your ideas, skills and experience. If you think this sounds like a challenge for you, let us know as soon as possible as we are looking for immediate starters.

Please send your CV to Richard Hadler, Commercial Director -

As a content marketing agency for leading B2B brands, we live and die by the strength and originality of our creative ideas. Therefore, it is of paramount importance that we promote equality and diversity in our workplace, and we encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief or sexual orientation.