SDR/Junior BDM

We are looking for an SDR or Junior BDM to join our award winning Insight team

  • Kokoro is an independent, award-winning agency with bright brains and a big personality
  • We believe that by being plugged in to consumers, trends and the world around us we can anticipate their needs, so businesses can adapt, gain an advantage and be future-fit.
  • We are human understanding experts. And we partner with businesses to ensure they understand their customers inside-out. Then we work with them to turn insight into action.
  • We do new product and brand innovation, concept/comms/advertising testing, customer closeness & brand strategy to name but a few!
  • We embrace new and innovative research techniques as well as create our own approaches
  • Our client portfolio spans many sectors – including grocery, FMCG, fashion, finance, tech, homeware, travel and leisure

We are looking for a talented and driven Sales Development Representative/Junior Business Development Manager to be integral to our ambitious Insight growth plans to –

  • Drive new business revenue – identify new clients, initiate contact & arrange meetings
  • Introduce the full range of services to clients, build relationships, identify and help renew relationships with lapsed clients
  • Establish personal credibility, increase awareness of Kokoro’s offer, and create (not wait for) new opportunities
  • Work closely with the Insight team leads to grow revenue and relationships with clients
  • Own and manage new client relationships initially and ensure a smooth transition of new wins to insight teams
  • Work with Insight to develop and deliver compelling sales collateral
  • Measure the business development process, highlight any potential blockages and ensure continuous improvement
  • Track the competitive market place, what is happening in the industry, to ensure our Insight teams are up to date with what is happening with clients and prospects
  • Leverage existing networks to introduce Kokoro to relevant buyers

You’ll bring:

  • Experience in a sales/client relationship development role, in a professional services environment
  • Demonstrable success in previous roles in winning new business and building long term partnerships
  • Commercial acumen to be able to talk to clients about the challenges in their business/sectors
  • A proactive, resilient and persistent attitude, with strong organisation, written & verbal communication skills

You’ll enjoy:

  • Up to £45,000 basic salary and competitive commission package (On Target Bonus =30%)
  • a wide variety of employee benefits and generous holiday allowance (28 days plus Bank Holidays & your birthday off!)
  • hybrid & flexible working practices – finding the balance that’s right for you
  • a well-supported career development plan & access to our wellbeing support initiatives

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