Zest City

Business Development Associate

  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Permanent / Full Time

Jan 05 2023

Job Summary:
This position is designed with your success in mind! Our client is a global, industry leader in the exciting world of Virtual Events!  Our client believes in fast career progression and recruiting from within.

Full training will be provided as you will be given all the tools and knowledge to allow you to succeed in this fast-paced, thrilling and fun environment.  

You will be responsible for booking qualified sales meetings for our client’s existing Sales personnel, their New Logo Hunters, and Account Managers. You’ll enjoy the thrill of the chase – your commercial mindset and natural tenacity will be key in working to research the right contacts, preparing your opening pitch, and closing the prospect for a first meeting that holds. This role represents the entry point for a career in sales, and there are great progression opportunities within 12-18 months.

Essential Duties:
• Develop sales opportunities through extensive cold-calling activities, working to turn prospective customers into sales opportunities for Account Executives (new logo hunters) and Account Managers (sales to existing clients)
• Maintain established daily call volumes – minimum 150 dials per day
• Carefully and accurately document leads, and appointments through our CRM, ensuring Salesforce.com hygiene so you can accurately forecast and track how your meetings are turning into deals
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, marketing, or a related field.

Essential Skills

  • Swedish native (need to be eligible to work in Sweden), Speak English
  • Graduated from the established school/university – recent grads are welcome!
  • Ability to commit 5 days in the office (due to the work nature)

• No prior sales experience is required, but prepare to give examples of tenacity, resilience, and achievement.  Full training is given to set you up for success in this role! We believe in promoting from within.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Determination and resilience will be key – you’ll have a quota and your persistence and go-getter attitude will be a key part of your success
• Excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal, with the ability to forge and build strong prospect relationships
• A hunger to learn and develop yourself – we’ll give you all the tools to need to be successful so your personal drive and ambition is a must!

Salary for this position is: 330,000 SEK base + 165,000 SEK commission

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