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Job Opening – Business Development Executive (UK)

Please send your CV and accompanying cover letter to hr@carma.com.

About us

CARMA is a global provider of media intelligence solutions. We deliver what matters with people on the ground in 43 countries over 5 continents. We provide media monitoring and analysis across all types of media including print, online, social and broadcast, allowing our clients to make well-informed business decisions.

Our customized solutions combine the latest, cutting-edge technology with unrivalled human insight from a global team of researchers and analysts who provide valuable, relevant and actionable insights.

Our clients include PR, communications, and marketing professionals in all industries in the private sector, governments and NGOs all over the world

We pride ourselves in creating an exceptional work experience for our employees and we are seeking out top talent due to an exciting phase of expansion.

 

About the role

Our continued expansion provides an exciting new opportunity to join our talented team based in London. CARMA is a global leader in the media monitoring and analysis sector. Our solutions allow clients to demonstrate the effectiveness of their Communications programs and make well-informed decisions about their PR strategy.

The successful applicant will ideally have experience in the PR or data sector but that it not essential. A record of telesales/appointment setting is required.

 

Responsibilities

Sales

  • Research organizations online, obtain keyperson contact details, to identify new leads and potential new markets
  • Accurately maintaining the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Contact potential clients via email, phone and social media to establish rapport and set up meetings
  • Support the implementation of the marketing initiatives
  • Contact clients to inform them about new developments in the Company products and services
  • Direct prospects to the Business Development Managers when needed
  • Generate qualified lead and meetings
  • Collate data on prospects and convey that clearly to your colleagues

 

Reporting

  • Present accurate and timely reports and progress updates
  • Maintain records of leads, contacts, opportunities, proposals, and revenue

 

Product Knowledge

  • Fully understand the group’s products and services
  • Understand how the services benefit clients
  • Understand the group structure and company role

 

Job requirements

  • A degree or equivalent, with 1-2 years of experience in sales/appointment setting preferred
  • Tenacious and personable character who is not afraid of rejection from prospects
  •  Excellent presentation and communication skills and great on the phone
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage workload and prioritise
  • Great team player
  • Understanding of PR / Marketing Communications a bonus

 

 

Please send your CV and accompanying cover letter to hr@carma.com.

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