Location: Canary Wharf
Salary: Starting at £18,000 – £21,000 depending on experience. OTE Year 1 £30,000-£40,000
Job Type: Permanent
Universal Partners is currently seeking highly driven individuals to join a fast-growing payments company as a Business Development Executive. They were one of the fastest growing companies in 2018 and are looking for elite candidates to join their team moving forward. FX sales background is not a necessity as you will be trained by highly experienced staff who have over 25 years combined FX knowledge.
Large growth prospects throughout the company including development to Corporate Account Executive and joining part of the management team. So if you are ambitious, highly driven and looking for a rewarding career in financial markets please do get in contact.
Based at the heart of Canary Wharf normal workings hours are 8:30-6:00, however Business Development Executives will be expected to complete the hours necessary to achieve the expected company standards and performance. To this end Business Development Executives will need to be flexible and prepared to work occasional late and early shifts to maximise the opportunity to contact all clients – this will be agreed with the Head of Desk / Directors.
Responsibilities of the Business Development Executive:
- – Make effective, highly professional outbound calls to key decision makers and shareholders
- – Successfully identify new opportunities within the UK & European FX markets
- – Cold calling will play a major part of your career throughout this role.
- – Lead sourcing
- – Systematically develop a well-researched database of prospective clients for the business
- – Liaising with the corporate account executive team and other key business areas
- – Achieve set KPI’s and Sales targets
- – Keeping up to date with all financial markets
- – Become an expert on risk management business solutions
- – Build relationships with key decision makers including Financial Directors/Managing Directors across a range of different companies
- – Be clinical in finding large business opportunities
- – Demonstrate a keen commercial awareness for the FX markets.
- – Be self-motivated to learn and develop your skills into the next role
- – Identify profit angles with both new and existing clients
Requirements of the Business Development Executives:
- – Excellent Telephone Manner & Communication Skills
- – Influence and Persuasion
- – Product Knowledge
- – Self-Motivated and results/target driven
- – Team-Working
- – IT Skills
Benefits of the Business Development Executives:
- – Working in the biggest financial district of London, Canary Wharf
- – Employee pension scheme
- – Trained by a team of highly driven successful people
- – Participate in one of the industry’s leading bonus schemes
- – 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
- – Subsidised gym membership on completion of probation
- – Regular incentives (company nights out, competitions etc)
- – End of month round up
- – Progression to Corporate Account Executive role after 12 months if targets are met
You can expect Year 1 OTE £30,000-£40,000 based on performance with Year 2 expected to increase to £50,000-£70,000. Step by step training will be provided to help you achieve in excess of £100,000 by Year 3 based on your work ethic. Your bonus structure will be uncapped meaning your earnings are dependent on the work you put in.
If you feel like you meet the above criteria of the Business Development Executives, please apply now by emailing your CV and cover letter to email@example.com. Be sure to mention the job title in the subject of your email and we will be in touch once it has been reviewed.