Sales Development Executive

£40,000 - £49,999
27 Feb 2019
27 Mar 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Accelerate your sales career in SaaS and Digital Marketing with an international tech business with a unique global proposition.

This could be the first or second important step in your sales career - working in a fun, dynamic team environment where there are great opportunities to fast-track your career and build a track record of sales success. offers leading eCommerce businesses, major brands and their agencies worldwide a cloud-based big-data-science-driven software platform that helps them transform their SEO and Content Marketing strategies.

We're looking to accelerate our international growth and we’re looking to hire an ambitious and entrepreneurial Sales Development Executive to work closely with the Sales and Marketing teams to drive UK and International sales.

So, if you are an ambitious graduate with 1 or 2 years’ commercial experience then please do get in touch. You don’t need to be digital marketing expert as full training will be provided - you just need to have a great attitude, a strong work ethic, be personable and friendly on the telephone and a great communicator.

The role is varied and interesting and will suit someone who has a track record of success developing new business relationships for digital marketing agencies, eCommerce, software businesses or consultancies.

This is very much a data-driven consultative sales process and we seek to earn our prospective clients’ trust by sharing fresh impactful insights and data that challenges clients to think differently.

We have spent several years developing a unique global proposition and are starting to see some significant and award winning results with major eCommerce clients as we roll-out our new solution internationally.

As such, we’d be particularly interested to hear from anyone with a track record of selling similar solutions to companies in this space.

On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for:

● Cold calling and contacting warm leads to book demos.
● Assist in building the sales pipeline by developing an extensive network of industry contacts and through a proactive entrepreneurial approach.
● Working with the BDMs and senior management teams on client pitches and presentations.

We would expect rapid progression for the right candidate into a business development (BDM) role.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

● A bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience.
● 1-2 years’ experience of lead generation or selling digital marketing solutions to senior executives.
● A good knowledge of SEO/Content Marketing.

Personal Skills

● We’re looking for relevant sector experience but attitude and desire are just as important.
● Passionate with a burning desire to make a significant impact in your role.
● Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills.
● Strong commercial acumen and the ability to communicate technical concepts concisely.
● Organised and capable of working on multiple tasks efficiently.
● Ambitious – we’re looking for talented candidates that want to build a track-record of success and accelerate their sales careers.

Bonus Skills (Desirable but not essential)!

● Fluency in other European languages (especially French)
● Some technical knowledge of website design and build or SEO would be advantageous
● SEO expertise

Why work with us?

We’re an ambitious young, fast-growing company intent on building world-class software for a global customer base of leading brands, agencies and e-commerce sites. You’ll have ample opportunity to shine, to share your knowledge and learn from a talented team. We offer a competitive package, opportunities for international travel and have a passionate, fun culture and a great working environment.

Authoritas is based in Twickenham, SW London. (So, no nasty daily commute on the Tube!)
We’ll expect you to (and you’re the kind of person who’ll want to) contribute to all aspects of the business.

We’re growing the team in 2019/20 and this is a superb opportunity to be a part of a growing business (and even own a part of the business through our generous share option scheme).


● Competitive remuneration package including EMI approved share option scheme
● Attractive rates of uncapped commission
● Career progression - we encourage personal development, autonomy and responsibility
● Encouragement to attend international SEO conferences and training days
● Relaxed office environment – with a WIFI enabled garden (and team BBQs in the summer and snow ball fights in the winter!)

How to apply?

Drop our RVP of Sales, Marcus Williams, an email with your CV, achievements and salary expectations.

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