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Business Development Executive - Executive Search




Construction and Architecture, Management and Executive, Project Management and Change, Search and Selection


£26,000 to £32,000 Per Annum


Excellent Commission / Benefits



Contract Type:


Business Development Executive - Executive Search Firm - Covent Garden - Starting Basic Salary in the Range £26,000 to £32,000 - plus excellent commission scheme - rapid career progression - excellent opportunity for a sales person / business developer with experince of selling any B2B service to embark on a career in Executive Search / Recruitment with a top tier firm.

The company is an established Executive Search firm which recruits senior talent into sectors including manufacturing, aerospace, civil engineering, finance, healthcare and insurance.

Salary / Commission / Benefits:

  • Your starting basic salary will be in the range £26,000- £32,000 (dependent on your current experience).
  • Your commission scheme is uncapped and your earnings will grow as you progress into the full Executive Search position. Year 1 OTE c£40,000; years 2 £60,000+ (the most successful on the team are achieving 100K+)
  • iPhone, Company Car Scheme, Pension and Private Healthcare.

Person specification:

  • Two years business-to-business sales experience (for example business development, field sales, account management, technical sales)
  • If you have experience of selling recruitment services that is great, but applications are equally welcome from individuals who have sold any business-to-business product or service and who are genuinely interested in forging a long-term career within the recruitment industry
  • A degree is desirable but is not essential. About half the team are graduates. You will have good interpersonal / communication skills, and the ability to be credible when speaking to senior clients.

Career / Progression / Opportunity:

  • The company is privately owned, highly ambitious and expanding rapidly.
  • The is a clearly defined career progression structure allowing you to be promoted on merit through the various grades - Business Development Executive, Executive Search Consultant - Senior Consultant - Manager - Director etc… With each promotion your basic salary increases with the most experienced on the team on basic salaries of £50K+ with six figure on target earnings.
  • You will receive training and development from day one and throughout you career.
  • The organisational culture is supportive and driven by providing a quality service to client and candidates to sustain long-term business relationships.

This is not a "run of the mill" recruitment business development position. If it sounds like the opportunity for you then please apply today!

Contact: Sean Curran

This Business Development Executive / Executive Search Consultant vacancy is being handled by Conrad Scott Ltd. Conrad Scott acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales as Conrad Scott Ltd, registered no 7537737.

Key Words: Business-to-Business, B2B, Business Development, Account Manager, Account Management, Field Sales, Pre Sales, Technical Sales