Company: Kantar WorldpanelJob title: Business Development Executive Location: LondonSalary: £25,000 (+ performance related bonus) Sector: Market Research Offering market research services to a wide range of industries, Kantar Worldpanel are global experts in shopping behaviour. Having recently brought a number of new innovations to market and with a strong pipeline of product development, Kantar is looking for bright, motivated, inquisitive individuals to join its team and help with the next stage of its development. Successful candidates will be charged with engaging new prospects and developing long-term relationships – as such, Kantar are looking for proactive, personable and determined individuals. The package:£25,000 basic salaryPerformance related bonus, incentive scheme£1,000 signing on bonusMobile phone & laptopHealth cash plan, life assuranceBirthday off plus 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)Comprehensive, award winning flexible benefits schemeFantastic working culture and environmentPension & HealthcareNights out and regular social eventsFriday breakfast and early finish!Progression and opportunity are key reasons people build long term careers at Kantar and as such your initial career path is clearly laid out for you. Well-structured, formal training combined with informal, on the job teaching allow you to develop the skills required to hit and exceed your targets. Kantar repeatedly places amongst the best places to work, ranked highly both as a Great Place to Work® and a Great Place to Work for Women® - making it an ideal place to launch a successful graduate career. Responsibilities:Spend your initial two months learning, training and shadowing client servicesTaking ownership of ‘own business’, developing and maintaining own prospect pipelineAttend trade fairs and complete store visits, sourcing new clients to prospectAttend 2 meetings with prospective clients per weekRecognising customer business needs and devise solutionsDeveloping a strong network of prospectsManaging the commercial process from initial enquiry through to project deliveryCandidate requirements:Essential: Educated to degree levelExcellent communication skills; written, verbal and IT literateTenacious, curious and drivenExcellent communication skillsComfortable in a target driven environment with a can do attitudeAbility to immerse yourself in the sector, to persuasively apply solutions to client issuesPareto Law values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. If you require this job specification or to apply in an alternate format, please visit the Pareto website.