Ambitious Business Developer

London (Greater)
£30,000 - £39,999
12 Oct 2018
16 Oct 2018
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Specialist

About Brigad
Brigad provides staff on-demand for businesses starting with the hospitality industry.
We value people's skills and experience and propose jobs in line with what they like and want to do. We do not aim at making long-term contracts disappear. On the contrary we help to reinforce them in order to absorb economic variations.
We are aware of our social impact and believe in the training and safety of individuals.
We believe in benevolent and useful innovation, in work as a cornerstone of society, in the design of simple solutions that are accessible to all.
Brigaders are the new superheroes. A new World of work is being shaped and we are part of it ⚡️

Launching in Paris in 2016 Brigad has connected over 1200 qualified individuals with over 150 000 hours of work offered by over 900 active businesses in the hospitality sector using our market leading technology. Brigad has raised over £2.4m since August 2016 and are in the business of creating meaningful connections between individuals and businesses. With offices in Paris, Lyon and London the Brigad team has grown to 45 employees and is now looking for a vibrant, self motivated Business Development specialist to help establish Brigad in London.

About You & the role

You will be a driven, self motivated individual with exceptional communication skills able to create meaningful connections fast. A networker and a hard worker able to truly listen to and understand the clients needs and deliver meaningful solutions within the Brigad framework.

This high level role consists of generating and qualifying new and incoming leads. Researching and engaging prospective businesses, arranging meetings and pitching to decision makers. Negotiating and closing deals and build relationship to ensure continued engagement and repeat business.

The ideal candidate has:

6 months of experience in Business Development or Management in hospitality
Exceptional Communication Skills, Verbal, written and phone manner
Autonomous & self motivated
Entrepreneurial nature
Target orientated with proven track record
Highly positive and contagious energy
Well organised
CRM Experience is a bonus

This role reports to the UK Country Manager. You will be directly in contact with our clients and potential clients with daily interaction with your Business Development colleagues and Country Manager. You will also be in regular contact with our French counterparts in Paris and Lyon (don’t worry they speak great English) and spend some time in the Paris office during your onboarding process.


Identify, research and engage decision makers within potential client businesses
Develop your pipeline by cold calling / mailing
Arranging Meetings
Closing deals
Create autonomous businesses - excellent pitch & follow up materials
Engage feedback loops to ensure Marketing, Customer care & tech teams can rely on your contributions from the front line

Success in this role includes an in depth understanding of our product and the ability to share and contribute best practices with colleagues on a regular basis

Why Work with Brigad?

Brigad does not only believe in positively impacting the environment for our clients and Brigaders, we also believe in a great working environment for our own teams. Some of the perks you can look forward to include:

Be a part of internationalising a successful european startup
Entrepreneurial culture
High impact with visible results
Fast paced and dynamic environment
Access to a dynamic shared office in central London
Regular team drinks and team building

Please NOTE Salary is base plus Bonus, top end of the bracket is OTE.