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Business Development Associate - Graduate

  • Bermondsey, South East London (SE1), SE1 3ER
  • From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum (Negotiable dependent on experience)

Business Development Associate

As a rapidly growing Human Resources Consultancy, Veran is looking for ambitious graduates who are looking to start a career in Business ConsultingYou will take on a broad and challenging role in which you will have the opportunity to develop your skills quickly. If you feel comfortable interacting?with clients and?can?deliver high quality work in a dynamic environment, you will thrive in this role.

About the Role

As Business Development Associate, you will support the Lead Consultant on the launch of a new service within the existing financial services network that Veran has established. As part of a team, you will work together on qualifying and pursuing new members and subscribers, help to administer the platform, and assist with planning and executing events for our members. You will play a key role in the successful launch of the service and the continued growth of the wider company.

About the person

At Veran Performance we pride ourselves on the fact that our clients love working with our consultants. Our recruitment strategy is based on bringing in individuals who have a passion for excellence and can demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills. For this?role?we will only consider candidates who can demonstrate a competent level of MS Excel as well as positive attitude to problem solving. We are also looking for individuals who have a genuine interest in Financial Services and Compliance.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to organise, administer and host events for our network and prospects such as breakfast seminars and wine tastings 

  • Invite relevant leaders to our events via email, LinkedIn and telephone 

  • Research and identify new leads by using LinkedIn and other social media to find key people in companies where we want to build relationships 

  • Help to create sales and marketing material such as PowerPoint presentations, proposals and brochures 

  • Use Salesforce to create and manage campaigns and manage contacts and events

  • Your role will help to broaden and strengthen relationships and also build your own network across the industry.

  • Manage and administer the platform that supports the service

Desired skills and experience

  • Experience in a sales or customer facing role (which hopefully you enjoyed!) 

  • Knowledge or experience of CRM system and a keen interest in learning about HR or HR technology

  • Confident networker who is comfortable talking to anyone and finding common ground with new people

  • Strong administrative ability with experience in diary management

  • Organised approach to managing own workload, with experience in

  • Strong skills in Microsoft office, particularly Word and PowerPoint for the creation of proposals and slide packs, and ExCel for reviewing and understanding survey data

Team: Business Development

Location: London

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

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