Business Development Associate

THE ROLE

As we continue our expansion, we’re looking for a team member who is able to share Axiom’s story with prospective clients with the goal of acquiring revenue-generating meeting opportunities for the sales team. This is a position for someone who loves to connect with sophisticated stakeholders, exhibits outstanding judgment, confidence, and professionalism, and thrives in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment within a close-knit team. This role can develop into managing the London Lead Generation function, so proven management experience will be highly valued.

Specifically, this role will be responsible for:
• Strategically researching/identifying potential client contacts, generating leads, and uncovering high-value opportunities
• Communicating Axiom’s business model to potential clients in an impactful way and demonstrating why a meeting with Axiom would be beneficial to their business
• Driving business through outbound phone calls, preparing and sending strategic e-mails to prospective clients specific to their business or legal needs
• Successfully diagnosing the client’s key business needs to ensure a high quality of interaction in the first sales meeting
• Supporting Sales in all aspects of the sales cycle, including scheduling follow-up meetings and managing the pipelines of completed meetings to ensure all prospective clients are being contacted throughout the year
• Working with local and central marketing teams to create external marketing materials to engage prospective clients
• Being accountable for personal meetings targets
• The opportunity to manage a team, and to aid them in achieving their specific meeting targets
• Reporting more widely to the office on the team metrics overall

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

First and foremost, successful candidates must be a fit for our unique operating environment and culture. As such, successful candidates must be highly capable in each the following dimensions (among others): adaptability, curiosity, resourcefulness, analytical thinking/problem solving, proactivity, taking initiative, teamwork, thought leadership, credibility, and operating with/through a lean team. This role requires a high level of EQ: maturity, leadership, and the ability to handle difficult conversations.

Beyond these characteristics, candidates are sought with the following::
• Goal and action orientation, with a sense of urgency, drive, and commitment to routinely exceed monthly activity metrics
• Exemplary service ethic when contributing to individual and team goals
• Highly persuasive verbal communication skills, and excellent written communication skills
• Poise, confidence, and maturity to interact with senior client levels
• Tenacity and resilience with a will to keep going despite rejections
• Forward-thinking and solutions-oriented approach at all times
• Strong MS office skills
• 18 months – 2 years in a sales development role at a high-growth company with demonstrated success
• University degree level or higher


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