Beacon Sales Executive - Graduate

  • From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25k - £35k dependent on experience,

If you thrive on making your mark in a great team environment whilst also being able to knuckle down and focus. You are passionate about getting results – and that means for your clients as much as for yourself. Then a Beacon Sales Executive role, providing research and competitive intelligence solutions to the pharmaceutical industry is the perfect role for you.

The Role:

We'll offer a competitive basic to reflect your experience and an uncapped commission structure which will realistically bring your earnings to between £45K-£50K in year one. Earning potential will grow year on year.

You’ll be responsible for selling subscriptions to senior scientists, directors, VPs and C-suite in pharma and biotech companies. Drawing on your rounded business ability to generate new business, you’ll reach out to international, senior decision makers using a consultative sell approach, offering a disruptive platform for research and competitive intelligence.

Targeted at circa £25K per month with orders that range from £7-50K and above, an average order size will be around £10K. You’ll be an integral part of the team working closely with our product development, marketing and research teams to ensure that we are maximising opportunities to demonstrate the value of the platform to our target market. In addition to your office-based sales responsibilities, you will be expected to attend conferences across Europe and USA to establish new relationships with senior stakeholders in the community.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Degree educated with a 2:1 qualification or higher
  • Have at least 1 year B2B sales experience
  • Constantly out performing targets and hungry to gain further professional sales training and development
  • Extremely professional with a quick thinking, commercial mind
  • Genuinely passionate about business and sales – proud to attract new clients and close complex deals
  • A fast learner who’s driven by continuously developing your own knowledge and skills
  • Passionate about pharmaceuticals and the role that data plays in the development of novel therapeutics
  • Background in Life Sciences useful, but not essential

 The person we have in mind will share our belief that:

  • Sales ability is the number one business skill
  • A great sales professional provides genuine business insights to prospects and clients
  • It is vital to surround yourself with the right people who inspire you
  • Likewise, each of us must be a source of inspiration to our colleagues and clients
  • There is opportunity everywhere

Why Choose Us?

  • Hanson Wade is one of the top 100 fastest growing SMEs in the UK and our culture is truly phenomenal.
  • Our training and career progression opportunities would be hard to beat elsewhere.
  • Our culture consistently remains at the heart of what we do.

Employee wellbeing is important to us, for example:

  • We offer an annual personal learning budget
  • We offer subsidised yoga in the office, have a running club that regularly enters into team events and a cycle to work scheme
  • We provide free fresh fruit each week

We all get on well and find lots of ways to socialise through:

  • Monthly social club events
  • Monthly awards night and drinks
  • Legendary twice yearly company parties
  • Team dinners and activities to celebrate success projects

£25k - £35k basic depending on experience plus OTE


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