Graduate Account Executive

London, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
  • careers
  • Sales

Do you want a front seat to the Tech and Sustainability market? Do you like the idea of joining a growing ten-person sales team and working collaboratively with a digital marketing team and technology analysts to sell research subscriptions, consulting projects and event sponsorship?

In this role, you have the opportunity to make a difference to the growth trajectory of a small firm, already growing at more than 40% a year. Successful candidates will benefit from structured training over a period of 24-months and career development opportunities across both business development and client account management which will equip high performers to progress in a more senior sales role at Verdantix


  • Undergraduate degree
  • Proven ability to meet KPIs preferable
  • Some commercial business experience with preference for research, media, events and software
  • Experience working with Salesforce or similar CRM software preferable


Skills / Specific Knowledge

  • Sales characteristics of tenacity, drive, commercial awareness and persuasiveness
  • Outgoing personality enabling you to build rapport with executives and influence decisions
  • Team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Interest in the markets and technologies covered by Verdantix is a significant plus
  • World class sense of humour!


Specific Business Understanding

  • Interest in the markets and technologies covered by Verdantix is a significant plus


Main Activities

  • Developing relationships with Director, VP and C-level clients to sell annual subscriptions to research content, consulting projects and event sponsorship
  • Supporting the end-to-end sales process across name development, prospecting, scheduling in person meetings for Verdantix Director’s, as well as assisting proposal writing and contracting
  • Research and identify key players and generate interest with target technology and software firms and relationships with senior managers in corporate positions
  • Sourcing new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls
  • Supporting the Account Management Team by making sure clients are successful in maximising their Verdantix research contracts, resulting in higher customer satisfaction, retention, and growth
  • Work with the Account Manager’s to schedule, facilitate and track client engagement allowing for identification of wider opportunities, as well as identifying risk to contract renewals
  • Over time achieving quarterly and annual sales targets for market research subscriptions, consulting projects and event sponsorship
  • Employ a team selling, consultative approach to accelerate the sales process



  • Competitive salary (with annual review)
  • Performance-driven quarterly bonus scheme
  • Pension with enhanced employer contribution 
  • Generous holiday entitlement, accruing an extra day with every year 
    worked (local capping applies)
  • Quarterly employee recognition scheme
  • Hybrid working option with the aim of promoting flexibility and work-life 
  • Private medical insurance including online GP service, mental health 
    support, discounted gym memberships 
  • Enhanced family-friendly benefits
  • Weekly ‘flexi-hour’ to extend a lunch break or finish early on your day of 
  • Cycle to work scheme - tax efficient purchase of a bike, bike accessories, 
    or both
  • Time off for volunteering when done through our partner OnHand: an app 
    for local volunteering and climate action
  • Multiple social events throughout the year, including Company Ramble & 
    Sports Day, plus regular team socials
  • Strong focus on learning and development with career plans for all
  • Fantastic colleagues with a great sense of humour!

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