Graduate Business Development Executive

Inspiring Interns
London (South)
15,000 (per annum)
27 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
This is a 3month paid internship offering £1,250 pcm, followed by a permanent role on £20K per annum. Key responsibilities of the role: Looking for fresh, hungry graduates to join a trainee programme to learn from the best about every aspect of building and running successful, meaningful events. Although your ultimate focus will be Sales, you will initially get to learn about all areas below. Once training is complete and should you have made yourself indispensable, you will then focus on Sales. As a graduate trainee you will learn from the frontline about the four pillars of great events: Sales Learn to sell, on the phone and face to face, anything from a stand space for a small niche start up to a big ticket bespoke start-up innovation programme for a household name brand such as Unilever, Barclays, Nasdaq or O2. Marketing Help create meaningful and engaging campaigns across email, social media, retargeting etc. driving delegates to the event. All while learning the key attributes of a great digital marketer, including content marketing, SEO, analytics and PPC. Production Act as a speaker liaison with some of the biggest names in media, tech, retail and help shape the agenda that will make the event draw in the crowds. Learn what makes an engaging speaker, where commercial opportunities lie and make a name for yourself amongst the biggest names in tech. Operations Act as a logistics contact between 400 clients and various host venues, booking networking parties, helping build the event guide and assisting with clients’ issues on site. Learn essential negotiation and organisational skills that will ensure everything runs seamlessly on the day. What are your key candidate requirements for the role? A degree in marketing, events management, business would be ideal but all degrees’ welcome Exceptional communication skills, confident and friendly. Ability to work to tight deadlines with keen flexibility – a real self-starter Strong attention to detail with high levels of professionalism A natural problem solver with commercial acumen Demonstrable interest in technology and creative industries This job was originally posted as