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Graduate Job Graduate Account Development Executive

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J522
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 (dependent upon experience)  

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Graduate Account Development Executive
Salary: £16,500 -£20,000 (dependent upon experience)


This is a client-facing role and you will be responsible for identifying and creating new relationships with businesses across the UK. As an Account Development Executive you will become an expert in sales, networking, tendering for business and negotiation. By understanding the challenges and complexities our clients face you will be able show how our knowledge and expertise will deliver an effective solution. In general terms you will become a successful member of our Commercial team (Sales and Marketing).


We are passionate about our people and will provide you with all of the training and support that you will need to be successful. In fact, there are opportunities to be enrolled onto our Graduate Development Programme.

This role will include: 

  • Identifying new opportunities and prospective clients
  • Proactively selling the portfolio of solutions available both over the telephone and face to face
  • Formally assessing talent by way of competency based assessment centres
  • Carrying out competency based face to face interviews
  • Briefing candidates on roles and the opportunities they offer
  • Managing feedback, offers and rejections accordingly
  • Being client facing where required, attending client meetings and briefings
  • Being involved with client assessment centres.

The ideal person for this position will be educated to degree level (2:2 or above), will have a track record of personal and academic success and excellent numeracy and literacy skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Persuasive
  • Proactive
  • Driven
  • Competitive

Does that sound like you? If yes, then get in touch as this could be just the right position for you.


£16,500 - £20,000 (dependent upon experience) + bonuses + incremental pay reviews + benefits. - O.T.E. £26K - £28KYr.1

All applications will be assessed by Discovery Graduates. We believe that every graduate is capable of getting a good graduate job given the right support, advice and training and we only work with companies who recognise the value that the right graduate can bring to their business.

Location: West Midlands

Recruiter Details

Graduate Resource Team

Discovery Graduates

0121 212 3111

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