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Ben • London

Business Development Representative

Employment type:  Full time

3 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Let's start with our BENefits

(... It's all in the name! 😉)

💰 £35-42.5K base salary (OTE up to 57.5K) + equity, so you own what you build

💳 £100 monthly personal Ben Balance: for whatever works for you, whether that's Netflix, Spotify, or a really expensive cup of coffee! This allowance will increase by £50 for each year of service until you reach £250

🔋 £500 annual Learning & Personal Development Ben Balance: plus 3 days paid study leave a year to support you with your professional development

👩🏽‍💻 £500 work from home set up allowance, which you can put towards your home office

🍔 Weekly lunch provided in office so you can spend quality time with the team over some tasty food!

🏖 28 days of holidays a year (plus bank holidays, which you have the option of swapping for days of celebration that are significant to you)

🌴 ...and an option to buy or sell 5 days per year. Also, your holiday entitlement will increase to 30 days at your 3rd year of service!

🍼 Enhanced parental leave and workplace nursery scheme to support with the cost of childcare in a nursery setting

🧠 Comprehensive and tailored mental health support through a leading provider

💪 Access to a Gympass membership!

❤️ Comprehensive Private Medical Insurance

🍿 Team activities: we have quarterly team social budgets to support spending time together and we frequently organise company wide events

📅 Flexible working - we're serious about life/work balance

Diversity and Culture at Ben

(...because it doesn't belong at the bottom of an ad!)

Our culture is ever-evolving and is defined by our people. We don’t hire clones, we hire individuals.

  • We celebrate diversity

  • We listen to our people

  • We work autonomously


  • We have fun while doing it!

We are organically growing a brilliantly diverse, inclusive and respectful bunch of people we are extremely proud of. This should go without saying but all applications are very much welcome. If you need any adjustments to support you with your application, just let us know by emailing jobs@thanksben.com.

Your Mission

Help us scale Ben by being a cornerstone of our sales team and building our outbound sales model. You will work closely with the Founders and both our Growth and Customer Success teams to grow the sales pipeline and develop best practices that will ensure our long-term scalability. You'll work towards weekly and monthly targets and evaluate different approaches for efficiency and effectiveness to find the best strategic sales processes. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who is passionate about developing a career in sales, and who later down the line, may want to lead and grow our BDR function, move into field sales, or even join our customer success team supporting clients

It really is the beginning for us, so it's an exciting time to join!

What you'll be working on...

  • Research the market: Utilise prospecting and research tools to identify, target and qualify relevant prospective clients within Ben's ideal customer profile

  • Engage new customers: Execute outbound prospecting campaigns in coordination with the Growth team (emails, calls, video-mails, social selling) to generate leads in our target markets

  • Develop new customers: Understand customer needs to gather key prospect information, generate interest and bring high-quality prospects into the sales pipeline

  • Deliver results: Pursue both individual and team goals and work towards monthly targets and KPIs

  • Contribute to the foundations of a growing world-class sales team: Bring your sales skill set to the table and help us create the foundations for a high performing team

We think you'll excel in this role if you...

  • Extremely organised - you’ll be owning and managing your sales pipeline and KPIs, so it’s crucial you can prioritise your work and manage your time effectively

  • Highly motivated by targets - you’ll have a strong drive to succeed and hit your weekly and monthly KPIs

  • Passionate about sales - you’ll genuinely care about helping people find the right solution, and you’ll have a proactive approach to expanding your knowledge of our product offering and our market

  • Knowledge of systems would be a bonus - it would be great if you have working knowledge of Hubspot, Outreach, and LinkedIn Sales Navigator, but this isn’t a deal breaker!

  • Excellent verbal and written English is essential - you’ll be communicating with our potential customers on a daily basis

  • Drive & motivation - you’ll be a self-starter who thrives on autonomy, enjoys a rapid pace and wants to make a difference

Company benefits

Equity packages
28 days annual leave + bank holidays
Work from anywhere scheme – Up to 3 weeks, 2 times a year
Buy or sell annual leave – 5 days per year
Personal development days – 3 days a year
Enhanced paternity leave – 3 months at full pay
Enhanced maternity leave – 3 months at full pay
Adoption leave
Workplace nursery salary sacrifice scheme
Work from home allowance
Bank holiday swaps
Teambuilding days
Enhanced sick pay – 10 days
Pregnancy loss leave
L&D budget
Personal development budgets
Dog friendly office
Life assurance
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Employee assistance programme
Mental health platform access
Gym membership
Cycle to work scheme
Employee discounts
In office catering
Compassionate leave
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Ben

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations


Funding levels

$16 million

Hiring Countries


United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Recruitment & HRTech

Recruitment & HRTech

Industry awards 2023

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