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Business Development Manager (Logistics)



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join YoungOnes as a Business Development Manager and Propel Your Sales Career Forward


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£40000 - £70000

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London, UK

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary - YoungOnes is revolutionizing the staffing industry with its two-sided marketplace, connecting businesses with freelancers for short-term gigs. With a robust platform that facilitated over 5.5 million hours of work last year and a flourishing base in the Netherlands, YoungOnes is now poised for exciting international expansion. This is a golden opportunity to join a company on the rise, where your work directly contributes to its global growth.

  • Role Summary
    • Drive the full sales cycle, from lead generation to closing deals.
    • Engage in outbound activities including calls, emails, and messages.
    • Conduct educational sales meetings with qualified prospects.
    • Ensure excellent client experiences for retention and handle client handovers to the customer success team.
  • Role Requirements
    • Minimum 2 years of full-cycle sales experience, preferably in recruitment, staffing, or logistics.
    • Extensive knowledge of and network in London.
    • Strong command of English and exceptional communication skills.
    • A self-starter with a drive for business growth, willing to employ innovative strategies.
    • Commitment to diligent follow-up and going above and beyond to close sales.
  • Benefits
    • Competitive salary (£40K-£55K) plus up to £15K bonus.
    • Company laptop and mobile phone.
    • 3% pension contribution and 25 days holiday.
    • Opportunities for UK travel and visits to HQ in The Netherlands.
    • Annual sports budget, Shoreditch office access, company events, and sales training.

Ready to take on this rewarding challenge? We're eager to hear from you! Contact Valeria at [email removed - click apply for more details].

YoungOnes operates a two-sided marketplace that allows businesses to find freelancers for short-term and often last-minute gigs. Last year, more than 40,000 freelancers found gigs through the platform and together they worked over 5.5 million hours. With a highly profitable business in the Netherlands (>10M EUR in annual profits), we’re now expanding internationally.

As a Business Development Manager, you will be in charge of the full sales cycle from lead generation to closing. This includes 100% outbound activity including calls, emails, messages etc. You will hold dynamic sales meetings where you educate your qualified prospects on the product and processes. You will activate your clients extracting revenue and retain your clients by ensuring a great first experience. You will then hand over clients to the customer success team.

We are looking for someone with at least 2+ years of experience in a full cycle sales-related role in recruitment/staffing agencies or logistics industry. You should know London inside-out and have a great local network. Strong communication skills in English are required. You should thrive on ownership and accountability and be willing to roll your sleeves up and experiment with new tactics. You should get a lot of energy from growing a business and be willing to test and experiment and are ready to think outside the box. You should understand that the real work in any sales-related role is in the follow-up and be willing to go the extra mile and further to close the deal!

We offer a salary of approx. £40K-£55K base depending on the seniority + up to £15K bonus. You will also receive your own laptop and mobile phone, 3% pension contribution, 25 days holiday entitlement, an opportunity to visit our HQ in The Netherlands, frequent national travel within the UK, annual sports budget, access to a great office in Shoreditch, annual YoungOnes get together and personalised sales trainings.

If this is you, join us today! We’d love to get in touch with you ([email removed - click apply for more details]).


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