Business Development Representative – Akeron UK

London (On-Site)

Akeron, first and only International company recognized as Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Sales Performance Management, is the strategic partner of Companies that want to face change through a data driven digital transformation. Our mission is to offer innovative Software Solutions developed by industry experts that help increase PRODUCTIVITY, manage, and improve business PERFORMANCE by always putting PEOPLE at the center.

For our UK Branch we are seeking a motivated and results-driven Business Development Representative (BDR) who will follow the UK market to join our sales team. The BDR will play a crucial role in driving revenue growth by identifying and nurturing potential customers, generating qualified leads, and supporting the sales pipeline. This position is ideal for a proactive individual who thrives in a fast-paced, high-energy environment and is passionate about technology and sales.

Main Tasks and Activities:

  • Lead Generation: Research and identify potential customers through various channels
  • Prospecting: Conduct outbound prospecting activities such as cold calling, emailing, and social selling to generate interest and qualify leads
  • Qualifying Leads: Engage with potential customers to understand their needs, pain points, and business objectives, and qualify them as sales opportunities
  • CRM Management: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all sales activities and prospect interactions in the CRM system
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the sales and marketing teams to develop and refine lead generation strategies and campaigns
  • Product Knowledge: Stay informed about our software solutions and industry trends to effectively communicate the value propositions to potential customers
  • Follow-Up: Schedule meetings and product demos for the sales team, ensuring a seamless transition of qualified leads
  • Performance Tracking: Meet or exceed monthly and quarterly targets for lead generation and qualification

The ideal candidate will have gained the key below skills:

  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field
  • 1-2 years of experience in sales, business development, or a related role, preferably in the software or technology industry. We also open to consider recent graduates that have completed an MBA or attended a prestigious University and are interested in pursuing a career in sales
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in using CRM software and other sales tools
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Resilience and ability to handle rejection
  • Knowledge of Italian and a third language is a plus
  • Familiarity with social selling techniques and digital marketing tools is a plus

What We Offer:

  • A sustainable and inclusive work environment that can enable each of our employees to grow professionally, enhance their soft skills, and engage openly with all company stakeholders
  • A clear and shared career path with ample opportunities for professional growth
  • A flexible organizational approach and possibility to work in a hybrid mode
  • An open-ended contract with a salary aligned with the market and the skills actually accrued

We believe in Talent:

We believe that talent is the crucial differentiator of companies in the business world and we believe that our success lies in the skills and commitment of our people. We work to generate spirit and passion, and engage our people, with a caring and sensitive approach to the individual.

Our values:

  • Alone we lose, together we win! Everyone gives their all for the success of the team
  • If we don’t like something we fight to change it! From diversity and confrontation come great ideas
  • Inclusion, listening, transparency, kindness are our guidelines!
  • We want everyone to find their own space and contribute their ideas to improve our organization while cultivating their own ambitions

If you recognize yourself in these values and characteristics, do not hesitate to send us your application!

This announcement is addressed to both genders, in accordance with laws 903/77 and 125/91, and to people of all ages and nationalities, in accordance with legislative decrees 215/03 and 216/03


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