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Business Development Associate

Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP40000 - 50000 per Annum
Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Job Ref: MAEL18515
Posted: 04/02/2021Apply Now

Job Description

We have an Amazing and Unique opportunity for a Business Development Associate to join an expanding group of proven and highly successful investment professionals. Basic Salary £40,000 to £50,000 and an OTE of £100,000 (more than doubling your basic) plus fantastic benefits.

In this position, you will be a key member of the team, working to drive revenue growth for portfolio companies and source new investment opportunities. You will participate in all aspects of the business development process including industry / market research, sales lead generation, deal origination & qualification, and relationship building with company executives and Mergers and Acquisition intermediaries.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive business development, generating new business leads for portfolio companies across the UK and EMEA region
  • Maintain consistent interaction with leads by telephone, email and in-person visits
  • Assist business development team in all administrative and support functions 
  • Maintain database of transaction sources, opportunities, communications and appointments
  • Ensure prompt receipt and distribution of transaction materials, track responses to opportunities
  • Develop visibility and brand awareness in the M&A community  


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years’ work experience, financial industry and inside sales experience a plus
  • Experience maintaining a network of relationships
  • Proven business development background
  • Solid understanding of M&A and the private equity business
  • General computer skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and database software

Skills and Abilities:

  • Comfort making a high volume of outbound calls and emails daily
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Superior work ethic and ability to thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • High-energy, self-starter

If this fantastic opportunity sounds like the role for you then please send your CV via this job board in the first instance or contact elite recruitment on 01628 591800 or email maidenhead@elite-recruitment.co.uk for more information.

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