Account / Business Development Executive

London (City of), London (Central)
£21-23,000 with a £6k OTE
07 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Job Type
Graduate jobs

If you are looking to work alongside talented business development strategists who will allow you to learn and apply your skills, please take the time to read this listing, research our business and write a tailored covering letter on why you think you'd make a great Rainmaker. We are looking for an exceptional exec who is able to go above and beyond, starting with your application.

Who you are:

You’re a confident, dynamic, energetic entrepreneur, with a hunger for new business and a passion for marketing.

You’re eager to develop your core sales skills, as well as learning many new ones along the way. You want to work for a fun and lively market-leading company full of people who thrive in a stimulating and engaging environment.

You’re hard working, intelligent, a fluent communicator with strong writing skills and have superb attention to detail. You’re educated to degree standard and have a rich understanding of business, brands and current affairs.

Who we are:

Rainmaker is a business growth consultancy, which partners advertising, PR, design and digital agencies with strategy and lead generation. Part of a rapidly growing group with global agency clients, for example: Mother, Ogilvy & Mather, Ipsos, M&C Saatchi, Interbrand, and Porter Novelli, this company is a challenging and exciting place to work. 

We work with a varied portfolio of agency clients, from global leaders to brilliant start-ups. Our working environment is fast-paced, collaborative and fun. It is a bright, large and beautifully designed space. We live and breathe entrepreneurial spirit; if you can help our clients thrive, then you will too. 

We’re an incredibly sociable company with regular social events. Personality fit is important to us.

What you’ll be doing:

The role provides the opportunity to commence or accelerate a career in marketing agency business development. The tools of your trade are the phone and email as you will be using your intelligence and ability to execute a new business strategy to arrange meetings between your clients and major consumer and business brands. You will research and identify business development opportunities and then match your clients’ capabilities to solve their business challenges. Your end goal is to help your clients to win new business in their markets.

As part of the business development team, you will:-

  • Analyse business and brand insights for potential matches with your clients’ services
  • Conduct email and phone conversations with marketing departments to introduce your clients, build relationships and identify well-matched opportunities 
  • Set up meetings between your clients and the buyers for their services 
  • Manage diaries and information flow between the parties 
  • Manage your CRM, databases and associated administration 
  • Feedback on all areas to your line-manager and client 

What you’ll get back:

We expect a lot from our Rainmakers so in return we like to give a lot back, providing you with a dynamic and supportive working environment. 

This is a thoroughly supported role, with outstanding training. You will be part of a community of business development experts, which is acknowledged to be the best in its field.

We offer a starting salary of £21-23,000, supplemented by a highly-achievable monthly and quarterly bonus scheme, with an OTE of £6,000 per annum, and a clear road-map for performance-related progression within the company.


  • Subsidised gym membership at Fitness First 
  • Weekly Friday afternoon team drinks 
  • Regular social events and company sports days  
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Performance vouchers and incentives