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Become a Business Development Executive

Fast track your graduate career on this management development programme.


Location: London

What you will be doing

We are looking for driven, enthusiastic and confident graduates to join the sponsorship department and take their first steps on to the career ladder with a global company that offers extensive career opportunities and world class training. In this role you will be selling partnership packages to new and existing clients in a variety of industries, particularly Financial Services and Telecoms.

You will excel and grow with great research skills, exceptional communication and a real desire to succeed and close sales. Based on your performance you will be given an opportunity to transfer to an overseas office ( eg Miami, Dubai, Singapore) on a temporary (3 month) or permanent basis.

  • You will generate new leads by researching the market to identify trends and solutions
  • You will reach out to C-level executives and identify their needs and offering solutions
  • You will work with managers within the sales process to close the sale
  • You will  meet clients at the conference and building the client relationship in to a multiple and global accounts 

What you will have

We're looking for 2:1 graduates with the following skills.

  • You have fluent English communication skills (verbal & written)
  • You have strong research skills
  • You have a passion for learning and self improvement
  • You are self motivated with a desire to succeed in a sales career
  • You have a problem solving mind; positive attitude and desire to sussed
  • You have a 2:1 degree or higher
  • You have a high level of business acumen and ability to learn quickly from our business leaders
  • You are eligible to work in the UK
  • • B2B sales experience is not essential but desirable and knowledge of foreign language is a plus.
  • • Knowledge of foreign language is a plus

Company benefits: Uncapped commission • On-going training and support • Incentives • Opportunities to transfer internationally

Onwards to our company and culture…


We are Marcus Evans

A global, media, corporate marketing and information company.



There’s 3,000 great Marcus Evans people in 60 locations around the world

The Capital Markets conference business, which you’re joining, is just one part of the Marcus Evans group as a whole. There’s 10 business units in total, ranging from Professional, Business and Language Development product lines, to Sports Hospitality, Entertainment and Football.



Our office is an environment that rewards your success. You will have a career that keeps you buzzing all day but allows you to go home on time to enjoy life beyond work.


Join a company with an entrepreneurial and expansionist spirit


We want you to climb your career ladder fully equipped to take on the challenges professional development presents.

We take your training really seriously. We offer a lot of in-house learning programmes at all stages and levels of your career. So you’re clear on the skills you’re gathering and developing along the way, at each step you’ll keep your own scorecard of achievements.

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