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Graduate Business Development Executive

East Midlands, Northamptonshire
£18,000- £20,000
Degree Discipline & Classification
Educated to The Graduate standard
UCAS Points
Job Ref
TGR 1999

About Our Client

This marketing and business development agency provide clients with a unique, fully integrated, comprehensive and holistic solution that can be applied from simple sales projects to the most demanding of conceptual sales.

Their core business development service relies on their ability to develop relationships with prospects in order to identify specific business opportunities and arrange qualified appointments for our clients.

Our client is a very results and quality orientated agency with a proven track record on our capacity to undertake business development projects that yield returns to our clients due to our experience, knowledge and unique market intelligence.

Roles & Responsibilities


Our client is looking for a graduate to join their growing business in a fast paced and varied role. You will be the main point of contact with your clients; you will generate highly qualified appointments working to an agreed criterion and therefore be able to guide your clients through opportunities and ensure success year on year.


• Building relationships with prospects by telephone with the aim of securing appointments for clients.
• Being the direct point of contact working with your clients.
• Developing campaigns to suit clients’ needs and being the focal point for clients liaising with Acumen.
• Communicating to the client to provide regular briefings in regards to appointments, diary management and status of the account.
• Administration of account to include the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and a database.
• Liaising with clients and prospects in a professional manner to achieve high quality appointments.

Skills Required

  • Professional manner.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Resilient and adaptable.
  • Ability to speak confidently both to prospects and clients on the telephone and face to face.
  • Previous use of CRM database is preferred, but not essential as training will be given.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ambitious, focused and career driven with a view for progression with the company.
  • Prior experience of this role is not necessary as thorough and ongoing training is given on a one to one basis. Previous telephone experience would be an advantage but is it not essential.


Incentive Scheme- Friday finish at 3:30 pm instead of 5:30 pm if the weekly targets are met, time off during December holidays (business closes around 20th December and re-opens after New Year’s Eve)

Pension scheme.

Ongoing training programme.


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