My client is a FinTech firm with an outstanding and growing reputation, Due to growth an opportunity has arisen for a Graduate keen to develop their Client relationship and Research skills in a Finance/Technology environment. The role will be mainly remote with some travel to Birmingham City Centre.
The Graduate Business Development Specialist represents the front-end of the acquisition process. You will be mapping and analysing the vertical software market, extending the pipeline of qualified leads in the Mergers and Acquisitions area and getting in contact with prospects. Strong analytical skills will be key for this role as well as exceptional communication skills. The role will also have scope for international travel.
The focus of the role will be too grow our prospect database in The United Kingdom & Ireland by identifying vertical market software companies meeting our acquisition criteria. You will initiate outbound prospecting calls, email and social media communication to identify and connect with target companies. You will use Marketing and CRM data to build relationships with key stakeholders decision makers
Applicants will be educated to degree level (Ideally Finance of Business) and have strong analysis experience. You will be a confident communicator with the ability to have fluent conversations with decision makers. Strong research skills are also key. Some experience in marketing and business development would be desirable.
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