Business Development Executive - Kent

Location Kent, UK
Posted 01/12/2016
Closes 31/12/2016
Sector Media, Technology & Broadcast
Function Business Development & Sales
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Think you can sell to independent businesses? Can you talk Sports?

Join an elite field sales team of 52 individuals that drives multi-million pound revenues for Sky every year!

The Company

Sky Business is the B2B arm of Sky providing great sports content to businesses across UK and Ireland, with Sky Sports being a key feature for pubs, clubs, hotels and non-traditional venues.

We like to reward and recognise performance and offer team and individual incentives. This year alone our people have already been to Barbados, New York and Las Vegas.

As part of working for Sky Business you’ll visit some of the most prestigious sporting venues across the UK.

The Role

As a Business Development Executive (BDE) you will grow your own territory by having ownership and being accountable for:

  • Driving new business to achieve quarterly growth targets
  • Demonstrating return on investment through value led conversations
  • Networking with partner businesses
  • Working with other departments to protect revenue
  • Analysing your own performance and using your own initiative

The Successful Candidate

Our BDE’s need to have natural flair and strong commercial acumen built into their nature.  You need to be a sales hunter, hungry for the next sale and thrive in a targeted, performance measured culture.

Resilience and the ability to bounce back are an essential quality to sell into this market.  

This is a field based role where you’ll be supported by a National Sales Manager. 

On top of great training and development opportunities Sky offers you free Sky+ HD, Broadband and Talk services, private medical insurance, generous holiday entitlements, enhanced  Maternity & Paternity  benefits , contribution pension scheme, a share-save scheme, plus Sky Choices, a benefit scheme to help you make valuable tax and national insurance savings.

It’s our people that make Sky the UK and Ireland's leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best

To join this passionate and driven B2B sales team you must have a full UK driving licence. Please submit your CV and ensure you complete all of the questions in the application process.

Believe in Better – Join In!


Across our business, whether in front of the camera or behind the scenes, we’re working really hard to deliver brilliant entertainment, products and services to our customers.

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