Graduate Business Development Executive

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  • Leading IT value-added reseller
  • Great career progression opportunities
  • Unrivalled Sales Development Programme
  • Spacious, hi-tech & innovative office location in Watford
  • Excellent rewards and benefits

The Company: Established in June 2000, with a current turnover of £115 million, Storm Technologies has grown from strength to strength as a focused IT value-added reseller. Our aim is to deliver exceptional service to our customers in corporate and public sector organisations.

As an IT solutions provider, Storm delivers best-of-breed solutions, from hardware and software to networking, cloud, and support services, we deliver a first-class service and enjoy multi-vendor partnerships, awards and accolades.

With a growing team across account management, pre-sales, solutions and technical expertise, they work hard every day to retain our impressive portfolio of private and public sector clients.

Storm Technologies have implemented a successful graduate programme for over decade. During this time, they have seen graduates come into the business with little to no experience and then progress through to senior account management and leadership positions. They are a progressive business with big ambitions and growth plans. The environment is a great platform for people who want to work hard and build a successful career.

The Role: Storm are looking to hire a number of Business Development Executives who will join a thriving sales team at their HQ in Watford. Your first 3 months will be primarily focused on learning WHO Storm are, WHAT they do and HOW they do it. During this time you will start to make sales calls whilst receiving regular coaching and feedback to help perfect your sales pitch. Once you are competent at making sales calls and familiar with Storm's offering your KPIs and targets will ramp up steadily as you seek out new business opportunities. Joining Storm you will be comprehensive training programme, extensive support and guidance tailored to your own individual journey. More importantly, the sales team have access to all the resources that you need to succeed including Cognism, LinkedIn Sales Navigator and HubSpot.

This is initially a new business focussed role requiring high volume outreach using a variety of methods including phone, Email, video messaging and LinkedIn. The aim is to convert your prospects into long-standing relationships and you are not vertically or geographically aligned meaning you can sell into any industry. Any accounts that you bring to Storm, stay as your own and as your business grows the focus will shift more onto account and relationship management.

Candidate requirements:

  • Must be commutable to Watford daily
  • Looking for those with prior work experience either during their studies or post graduation
  • Fantastic verbal and written communication Skills
  • Strong work ethic and a team player who can also work well on their own initiative
  • Well-presented and confident
  • Target driven
  • Can think outside the box and willing to go the extra mile for their customers!

As a Business Development Executive, the salary and benefits package you will receive is:

  • £28,000 base salary
  • OTE £30,000 - £32,000 (uncapped)
  • 20 days holiday, increasing by 1 day per year of loyal service (up to 25 days)
  • 10 paid personal days per year and a half day off on your Birthday!
  • Enhanced Workplace Pension
  • Day off each year to work with a charity of your choice
  • Sales training delivered onsite to help you transform into an IT sales superstar
  • Employee Wellness programmes including puppy therapy, nutrition talks and yoga mornings
  • As a company they are committed to the mental health and wellbeing of our staff, with trained mental health first aiders available for continuous support if you need it
  • Subsidised on-site Kitchen with an incredible chef offering breakfast and lunch every day
  • Free bar!