Business Development Executive

Our client, a leading global economic research and consultancy firm, is looking to hire a junior Business Development Manager to grow its Asset Management client base in France, Belgium, Spain and Portugal.

You will be will tasked with growing their subscription clients across the Asset Management sector, researching new prospects, presenting and promoting the services, identifying opportunities and managing a fast paced high volume pipeline. The position will also involve running email marketing campaigns, managing Roundtable Panel events, and providing sales reports and client feedback to management.

Position based in central Paris.



Business Development

  • Build-up and develop your own sales pipeline
  • Develop a rolling pipeline of subscription trials to deliver high volumes of prospects to meet monthly sales targets
  • Full ownership of the sales process from prospecting, cold calling to negotiating and closing the sale
  • White-space analysis, market mapping and research target companies to scope out key sales targets
  • Work with Management on structured campaigns to attract new prospects
  • Search lead generation tools for possible prospects, including SalesNavigator, Bloomberg, IPREO
  • Monitor the news and current events and generate ideas for new prospecting approaches
  • Provide accurate and deliverable sales forecasts to management
  • Provide client feedback to support product development
  • Work closely with the global Asset Management team and your team across the territory to share initiatives and implement best-practice


Profile required:  

  • French to native standard with fluent English is a must. Additional language skills such as Spanish are a plus.
  • A University degree is required, ideally within a relevant field (economics, business, finance)
  • Business development or sales experience,
  • Experience in Asset Management or Financial Services is a plus but not essential
  • Must be comfortable selling to senior executives, such as CIOs, Heads of Asset Allocation, Heads of Macro Strategy and Portfolio Managers


Salary: 45K€ - 55K€ + 15-20% commission


Please send your CV to


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Megan Collins

Equipe : Paris

Spécialisée en : Recrutement de profils internationaux pour le marché français.

Consultante à Euro London depuis : 1999

A propos de moi :  Megan a ouvert le bureau français d’Euro London à Paris en 2001 puis en a pris la direction jusqu’en 2005. Elle a ensuite travaillé en interne pour le cabinet d’avocats Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer où elle s’est spécialisée en recrutement d’avocats, commerciaux et professionnels du marketing. Revenue au cabinet Euro London en 2011, elle s’est concentrée sur les postes internationaux pour le marché français. Megan est bilingue Français/Anglais.