Graduate Business Development Associate


Business Development

Just graduated and not sure what to do next? Want to learn more about the fastest growing businesses in the UK? Well, look no further!

The role

Beauhurst are on a mission to become the essential tool for anyone wanting to work with or understand high growth businesses. They sell their constantly evolving product to a huge variety of industries to sell to (over 20!) which means you'll never get bored & will have to be flexible in your approach to lead opening.

They're also growing quickly: with increasing team targets they need to find the best leads they can for their Sales team. They're looking for a great Business Development Associate (you, we hope?) to help them find these hidden gems.

What will you be doing?

Once your an expert on their platform, your responsibilities will include: 

  • ​​Researching potential clients: carrying out thorough research across market trends, and finding potential clients who can benefit from Beauhurst 
  • Reaching out to leads: writing targeted, well written outreach pieces via email, LinkedIn, or on the phone
  • Consulting: Quickly & succinctly getting to the heart of clients’ needs, and shaping your conversation to the way that Beauhurst could help them
  • Improving processes: actively finding ways to improve your own process as well as suggesting ways to improve the efficiency of the wider team

The exciting bits!

Beauhurst are offering a competitive starting salary. On top of this, they invest a lot in keeping their people happy and healthy! So as well as that, you'll also get:

  • Training: Structured training & ongoing personal development
  • Wellbeing: Free coaching, counselling and virtual yoga/mindfulness sessions
  • Socials: Drinks every Friday, office parties, company away days and regular team events
  • Options: Substantial options scheme, so you can share in the growth you help create
  • Talks: Interesting speakers in the office and on Zoom
  • Snacks: Unlimited supply of healthy snacks and drinks
  • Books: You can order any relevant books you like or come along to their book club evening
  • Travel loans: Rail season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme

Who are you?

You should be a University Graduate with strong academics (ABB or above at A Level, or equivalent). Any experience in business is an absolute plus!

Ideally, you’ll be: 

  • Proactive/ambitious: you love suggesting ways to do things better & are driven by your targets and your own personal growth!
  • A natural people-person: a great listener, emotionally intelligent, and great at getting to know all different personalities
  • Quick thinker: you pick things up fast, and you’re able to remain calm under pressure 
  • Resilient: you’re able to bounce back after a set-back and proactively learn from your mistakes

Company Description

Beauhurst are the market-leader for tracking the UK’s most ambitious and exciting companies. Through a combination of machine learning and people power, their data platform helps more than 500 organisations in over a dozen different industries invest in, understand, and partner with start-ups and scale-ups all over the country.

As well as their fantastic platform, their success comes from their wonderful culture. Based in the heart of vibrant Brixton, they're a supportive, close-knit group with a wide range of interests and quirks – from bakers, to artists, to beer-brewers to gamers. To drive their company forward, they're proactive, take responsibility for their work, embrace their mistakes and continually challenge ourselves & each other to do better.

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