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Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

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Salary: £23,500-£27,500 DOE + uncapped commission (£10,000 year 1 OTE)Location: LeedsSector: Cyber securityStart date: ASAP

The Company:

Every day, there are 65,000 attempts to hack SMEs, around 4,500 of which are successful!

There’s a business in Leeds that has developed a piece of software that prevents these attacks from happening!

The global cyber security market is projected to grow from $165.78 billion in 2021 to $366.10 billion in 2028 – there’s no better time to be getting into this sector!

Founded in 2014 this business started with a team of just 4 people and as it stands, they are a team of 55 people. They are on a massive growth spurt and are looking to increase their team by 30 people this year!

Benefits/What You Get:

  • Holidays – 24 days holiday that increases the longer you stay in the business. You also have the opportunity to buy, sell and carry over any holidays you may have.
  • Progression – An extensive and supportive training programme that has the view of promotion in the first 12 months.
  • Earning Potential – Huge earning potential with the majority of salespeople hitting the £35k+ mark in their first year.
  • Socials – Monthly company socials with one of the most recent being go-karting.
  • Benefits – Access to Perkbox.
  • Development – This business will further develop you into a hugely valuable and sought-after asset, as every SaaS organization is on the lookout for experienced sales consultants with the know-how to win new business.
  • Flexibility – You’ll have the opportunity to sell a truly unique technology within an unsaturated market and booming industry, so you’ll have a huge amount of flexibility with managing/growing your target companies, and the freedom to find a style that works for you.

The Role:

  • As a salesperson within this business, your responsibilities will include prospecting new potential clients through a number of outreach methods such as cold calling, email, and LinkedIn.
  • You’ll speak with IT/technology leadership and Heads of Information Security, with the view to arranging demos of the software or trials of the service.
  • Learning and developing about the cyber security sector whilst producing 15 client leads per month.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Drive and determination – Sales isn’t easy. You’ll be driven to build a successful career in tech sales in a niche industry that is constantly upscaling.
  • Desire to progress – The goal is to make your way to the Senior Sales Team who earn around £55k-£90k OTE per year.
  • Communication – It is important you have strong written and verbal communication skills as you will be conversing with Senior Heads of Security/Information daily.
  • Intelligence – Ideally evidenced through a university degree. If you did not go to university, that’s completely fine – we would still like to hear from you if you have the required aptitude.

With this role starting ASAP, apply today!

Job Overview
Category
Category not defined
Offered Salary
GBP23,500 - 27,500 Per YEAR
Job Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Job Type
Permanent
Consultant