Bytes Graduate Business Development Executive, Leatherhead

23000.00 GBP Annual
29 Jul 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Bytes Graduate Business Development Executive
Location: Reading and Leatherhead
Salary: GBP23k (OTE GBP30k)
Sector: Technology/ Cyber Security

Have you recently graduated and now looking to start an exciting new career in the business world?

If you have a positive outlook, lots of energy and are naturally inquisitive then this role with Bytes Security Partnerships could be perfect for you!

Bytes Security Partnerships is a fast growing global business with a myriad of big name clients including Harvey Nichols, Morgan Stanley, John Lewis, Hiscox and Rugby Football Union to name a few. This ever expanding company is looking for eight successful graduates to be part of their dynamic team, with fantastic progression opportunities and appealing company benefits.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to hold their own both with colleagues and clients. Drive and confidence is essential for this role in addition to being ambitious and forward thinking.

As a Graduate Business Development Executive for Bytes Security Partnerships you will be responsible for the following tasks:

- Strategically generating and qualifying leads
- Booking new business meetings which you will have the opportunity to shadow and subsequently attend solo as you progress
- Liaising with key stakeholders to qualify opportunities
- Acquiring new accounts to further manage, retain and develop yourself

As well as career progression and experience, Bytes offers an exciting incentive scheme and a sociable work life with lots of events and activities to get involved in! Some of the benefits include annual company holidays (This year's trip was to Marbella) and lunch at top end restaurants for over achievers. There are also regular company lunches and evenings with the team and particular Vendors.

Bytes Security Partnerships continually invest in training for all levels within the business and this enables you, as a graduate, to realise your full potential. In turn, through their own management training, this company ensures that they give you the right skills and experience to take you forward. Working for Bytes gives you a unique opportunity to become personally involved in the development of the business - for example, 3 of the Sales Managers originally joined the business as graduates in this role.

Bytes limitless opportunities and rewards:

- 20 days holiday plus an extra day each year up to 25. Non-deductible extended leave over Christmas/ NY.
- Company holiday and dinner incentives
- Work hard play hard culture
- Pension
- Pareto Sales Training
- Chance to join the 'top table' once promoted - involves leaving at 12pm to go for drinks and a Michelin star holiday
- Company holidays based on over performance (e.g. Marbella for the weekend)
- Incentivised meals and drinks with vendors once a month
- Free lunches
- Big name clients - Ann Summers, Morgan Stanley, Hiscox, Harvey Nichols, RFU, John Lewis
- "Golden Handshake" (GBP3,000 on promotion)

The ideal candidate will be:

- Results focused and articulate
- Educated to degree level
- Driven and have a positive outlook
- Motivated by opportunities for progression
- Naturally inquisitive
- Can work under pressure
- Competitive
- Confident and can hold their own with clients

Bytes Security Partnerships pride themselves on being a fun and dynamic place to work. If you have a keen interest in business and think you've got what it takes to be a successful then apply below!

Next steps:

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(Please note: due to the high number of graduate applications we receive, if you are not contacted within 28 days then your application has been unsuccessful. Our roles are entry level graduate sales positions.)