Business Development Analyst
£25,000 - £27,000 + Bonus + Benefits

They are a leading private equity and alternatives investment firm and consultancy operating in Europe and the USA. They launch new firms, new funds and new services and then support them to ensure they operate efficiently, effectively and enable them to maximise returns. The company has invested heavily in data, technology and analytics. serves institutional investors and alternative assets fund managers, based primarily in Europe and North America.


  • A minimum of 6 months relevant experience within financial services specifically within sales and business development. Essential
  • A graduate with strong academic record, excellent writing skills and ability to communicate complex ideas;
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adjust to changing deadlines;
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently, taking ownership;
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • A team player with drive, energy, and ambition to achieve results in a dynamic, fast paced, and demanding environment;
  • Ability & willingness to travel outside of the United Kingdom for business;
  • Networking capabilities, both electronically and face to face;

As a business development analyst you will be a member of the company's central sales and business development team and will assist with a variety of campaigns and new business origination activities across the company's service lines. Responsibilities include:

Managing the sales funnel

  • Setting up and attending meetings;
  • Preparation of proposals, RFPs, sales materials etc. in a timely manner;
  • Being the point of contact for prospective clients and coordinating different teams inputs;
  • Managing the business development pipeline and progressing prospects through the funnel until they become customers;
  • Recording notes in client meetings and storing these in the CRM;
  • Ensuring the CRM system is up to date;
  • Assist in closing sales and generating win/loss reports;

Assist in lead generation:

  • Following up on marketing activities (e.g., mailshots, email etc.);
  • Generating target lists and assisting in cold emails/calls;
  • Research and prepare prospective client profiles;
  • Following up on inbound enquiries to the business, set up processes to efficiently handle these and escalate to the relevant service line;
  • Ability to manage follow-up calls and system demos if required;
  • Organise, staff, and participate in marketing events in EMEA;
  • Representing the Company at events.