Business Development Executive

We are looking for a Business Development Executive to join our Business Development Team!

Are you personable, ambitious, and love providing exceptional client experiences?

What would you do in this key role?
Here is just a snapshot:
  • Conduct outreach and convert into meetings by following up directly with prospects, either by email, phone or social media within TST’s agreed commercial timeframes
  • Be the first point of contact for inbound client queries, qualifying potential leads to hand over to the Commercial Team
  • Create rigorous, accurate client briefs that can be converted into proposals with support from Commercial and Solutions Team members
  • Work effectively with the Head of Business Development, Head of Client Experience and Head of Operations in managing the supply and demand in the business whilst hitting commercial targets
  • Prepare and facilitate the writing of high-quality, market-leading proposals, including RFP responses
Experience we’re after:
  • 2+ years commercial experience, ideally in an agency, consulting or professional services environment (Business development and marketing)
  • Proactive client outreach
  • Navigating the sales process, proposal writing, and securing meetings
  • Interest & experience in the Talent/learning & development space, especially Early Careers
This might be the role for you if you have:
  • Extremely high-quality communication skills, both verbal and written with attention to detail
  • Awareness of marketing strategy to engage with and covert leads
  • Ambitious with strong goal orientation and resilient to client decisions
  • Positive, able to make a contribution to the team and the fast-paced environment in which we operate

Location: Hybrid/London Bridge

Contract duration: Permanent

Employment type: Full time

If you would like to hear more about this exciting role, please get in touch for the full job description by submitting your CV and cover letter to


We’d love to
hear from you!

The Smarty Train
24A Marshalsea Road

Contact us +44 (0)20 7089 5630

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