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Sales Executive/ Junior BDM at fast-growing startup (£40kp/a)
at Placed

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  • London
  • fulltime
  • ₤40000 per year

About Us: 

Placed is the next generation, mobile-first recruitment platform. Through our sector specific matching algorithm we provide employers within the service industry instant access to permanent staff. By using data intelligence, Placed identifies its users hiring patterns and are able to suggest and automate part of its process, which for industries with extremely high labour churn is extremely valuable.

Our vision is to successfully disrupt the current recruitment process and exorbitant fee structures for placing junior to mid-level positions, and become the leader in tech-based recruitment solutions in this sector. Our clients include major hospitality and retail groups including Selfridges, Roka/ Zuma, Black Sheep Coffee, Marriott Hotels, Hix Restaurants, Bill’s, Harrod’s and many others and we have over 100k job seekers using our platform.

About the Role: 

We are looking for a someone to join our sales team and help us to continue build and grow our business. The role is an entry level position with a lot of growth potential. Some previous experience in sales or dealing with customers is essential. The ideal candidate is hungry, eager to learn and not afraid to pick up the phone. If you have this covered, this is a great opportunity and will allow you to quickly develop within a growing role and expanding company!


  • Work on predetermined targets set by our Sales Manager
  • Continually build and validate a database of contacts  
  • Cold-calling to qualify prospects
  • Nurture and pitch warm leads over phone and in face to face meetings
  • Close own deals over phone and email  
  • Work in CRM system daily with new enquiries and bookings
  • Responsibility of immersing yourself in the hospitality, leisure and retail industry in London and building a strong network
  • Work alongside the rest of the business (marketing and product team, external partners and stakeholders) to continually improve and develop the product, service and business

The Right Person:

  • Must be comfortable and confident on the phone!
  • Strong can-do attitude and not afraid of rejections
  • Must be interested in start-ups and entrepreneurship
  • High level of English - speaking and writing 
  • A person who can work independently and has a strong drive
  • Prior telesales experience is a big plus!
  • Experience and understanding of the hospitality industry is a big plus  


  • Uncapped commission (OTE < £40k+)
  • Opportunity to shape the company, role and function
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • Sales training
  • Great smaller, company environment
  • Opportunity to shape the company, role and function
  • Work with the hottest hospitality and retail brands around London and build an amazing network
  • The opportunity to work with a team of experienced and dedicated entrepreneurs
  • Great central London office location


We'd love to hear from you! 

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