Business Development Executive

Job Location(s) UK-London
Job ID
IDG Communications
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)


IDG’s Communications, is excited to be recruiting for a Business Development Executive to put a mark on our worldwide business and within our new, London based, International Growth Sales Team.     We are looking for exceptional, eager talent to generate new business and help deliver new business for the world’s largest media and marketing technology company.

We expect you to come into to the role with high energy and a commercial drive to identify, and land new business opportunities, growing the business and at the same time developing your talent and maximizing your personal commission earnings.

The ideal candidate brings ambition and talent, also grasps the opportunity to develop as a person and as a sales professional. You are focussed on your own success as well as that of others, contributing to the growth and collaboration within the team. The BDE will report to the Group Sales Manager.


  • Reach and maintain the required quantity of sales outreach via calls and email.
  • Consistently achieve minimum input of work though effective sales conversations.
  • Effective follow up with proposals and sales collateral to enable clients to make decisions.
  • Maintain accurate records of client business and communication within the CRM.
  • Be fully knowledgeable of the Global Growth portfolio value proposition.
  • Develop & maintain a top line working knowledge of the digital media landscape.
  • Study and focus through the commercial sales development program.
  • Consistently look for opportunities to close business.
  • Attend seminars, workshops, and conferences to improve on existing job knowledge.


  • The skills, experience, and attributes essential for the role:
  • Commercial and competitive
  • An engaging and high energy personality
  • Good verbal and written communication and ability to present both externally and internally
  • Driven, persistent and determined individual with a commitment to success
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills and abilities
  • Have a well-developed sense of humor along with an empathetic but determined personality


IDG is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


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