Business Development Representative

Location: Birmingham

Business Development Representative (ECommerce/Digital Insights Specialist)

5874 are the go-to global commerce agency for motivated and large-scale brands, including: Yumi, Carluccio’s, Johnnie Walker and Loacker.

We are looking for a driven and experienced Business Development Representative to join our team. You will work in a very busy, Digbeth based, full service creative agency and will be responsible for qualifying new opportunities to increase business growth.

You will be able to effectively source new leads, take initiative and diligently populate the CRM system. 

Salary dependent on experience.

Job Responsibilities

  • Generate new leads for the wider business development team
  • Work closely with the Commercial Director on outbound sales strategies
  • Be the go-to point of contact for digital insights
  • Contribute new ideas to the overall sales growth
  • Nurturing prospects with insights - how they are performing organically, UX etc.
  • Creating own pipeline of companies in the £1m - £50m turnover space
  • Manage accurate CRM reporting

Essential Skills

  • Have a proactive and positive mindset
  • Be comfortable working independently
  • Be confident and passionate about the service you’re providing
  • Account management and/or business development experience
  • Excellent communication and ability to seamlessly build rapport
  • A deep understanding of SaaS and ecommerce
  • Experience using and managing a CRM and sales automation tools (HubSpot, Salesforce, LinkedIn Sales Navigator)
  • Ambitious with a motivated and sales-driven attitude

Desired Skills

  • Experience and knowledge of the BigCommerce platform
  • Highly technical and comfortable setting up and configuring stores using systems like Linnworks


  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Workplace pensions
  • Flexible working
  • 20 days holiday a year rising one a year to a max of 25
  • Your birthday off
  • Free office snacks
  • After 5 years with 5874, we reward people with a 4 week paid sabbatical to be used during that calendar year!