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Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Business Development Vacancy - Politics.co.uk

If you have a passion for politics and work in business development, then Politics.co.uk has just the role for you. 

VoiceOver is our new public affairs video tool, which uses online video to facilitate the communication of an organisation's policy messages to MPs and policymakers. 


Politics.co.uk is seeking a driven business development professional to spearhead sales of this new product.


The role

Reporting to Politics.co.uk’s Managing Director, your role is to generate new business through the sale of VoiceOver subscriptions over the phone and through face-face meetings.

The role involves:

Booking and attending meetings with prospects
Generating leads through attendance at relevant conferences (including political party conferences) and events.
Negotiating and closing deals 

Skills, Knowledge and experience:


Essential: 

Graduates with a 2:1 degree or higher in any discipline
Demonstrable track record of driving revenue growth, consistently hitting sales figures and selling new and multiple products.
Strong literacy and numeracy skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent negotiation skills 
Strong time management and analytical skills 
IT literate
Self motivated, self assured and a strong desire to succeed

Desirable:

Two years B2B full-cycle sales experience
An avid interest in politics 

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to nathan.coyne@politics.co.uk


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