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Business Development Associate

  • Job reference: Internal1
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Work For Us
  • Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + phone, laptop, gym ,shares

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The Company

Executive Summary

La Fosse Associates has been named as one of the UK's Best Companies to Work For year on year. We have a great collegiate company culture and are tightly focussed on recruiting high calibre people who share the highest level of integrity and ambition. At La Fosse, rapid career advancement is the norm rather than the exception.

We specialise across the IT recruitment, Digital recruitment & Change recruitment sectors. We are top to bottom, which means that we recruit into all levels of a business from the C-Suite, management to the technical roles as well.

Here are some other awards that we have been recognised for;

* Top 40 Best Small Company to Work For in the UK. Sunday Times 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
* Winner: Best IT/Technology Recruitment Agency. Recruitment Awards 2018
* Top 100 Fastest Growing Company in the UK. Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 2011, 2013, 2014
* Highly Commended: Best Candidate Care. Recruitment Awards 2018
* Winner: Best Mid-Sized Recruitment Firm. Global Recruiter 2016

You don't need to have sales experience; we focus simply on values and desire and will not compromise in either of these two areas. From a values perspective we seek people who have integrity, are sincere and caring in their dealings with others but also have the maturity to be able to engage with senior stakeholders of large businesses and very experienced individuals.

Our rate of growth and ambition means that we need people with considerable career headroom. Put simply, we're looking to hire the top 10% who are able, and want, to progress quickly. Assuming you have the drive, we provide world-class training and development at every stage of your recruitment career and an entrepreneurial environment where you are rewarded for thinking BIG.

Assuming you have the drive, we provide world-class training and development at every stage of your career and an entrepreneurial recruitment environment where you are rewarded for thinking big.

Culture: Vibrant, Hardworking, Collegiate, Supportive, Dynamic

Key Markets: Retail, Media, Digital, Start-ups, Financial Services, FMCG

Key Clients: Sky, John Lewis, MoonPig, Burberry, Selfridges, Samsung, Sony

No. of Employees: 140

Office Locations: London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, Los Angeles

Website: www.lafosse.com

The Role

Job Title: Business Development Associate Consultant

Job Type: Entry Level

Location of Role: Victoria

Job Specification

Description of Main Duties

Each person in the Business Development team has their own industry, to allow them to really understand and immerse themselves in the market in which they operate. Part of the role will therefore be to research your own market and develop strong relationships with current and new clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • To develop relationships with some of the most senior people in your industry
  • Understanding new clients and the different areas we can help them in
  • Work with different areas of the business to create thought provoking events in your industry
  • Day to day you will be calling and meeting new and existing clients
  • You are responsible for your own T&C negotiations (after some training of course!)

Opportunities:

Accelerated career progression

Attending/hosting events/meet-ups

Incentivised trips

What we look for

Key Characteristics: Confident, Mature, High Energy, Bright, Articulate, Hardworking, Resilient, Excellent communication skills, Inquisitive

The Benefits Package

  • Basic Salary £23,000
  • Company share options (500 upon joining)
  • Gym membership, massage, hypnotherapy
  • Smartphone
  • Daily breakfast
  • Annual ski trip

Sales Training

Provided in house by Senior Management, Directors, and our industry leading Learning & Development team programme, The AcceleratorTM. La Fosse also have external trainers who come in for sessions.

You will be taught about how to develop meaningful relationships and leverage these relationships to win business for all the areas of the business. You will also learn about overcoming objections you will encounter, as well as being taught basic sales techniques and the markets you will be operating in.

Pension

Yes, after probationary period

Holiday

25 days (+ 8)

Gym Membership

Pure Gym, right next to the office!

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