Europe / United Kingdom / / London

Client Service & Sales

#: 89761-en_US / 89761



Business Development Executive ( Nielsen Sports) – 89761

Client Services and Sales – Great Britain London, London 

Business Development Executive,Nielsen Sport,  London, competitive salary + bonus +flexible working ,great benefits and work life balance !



  • Do you want a career in sports?
  • Do you have an appetite for generating sales?
  • Can you help develop our client engagement ,build and nurture great relationships?
  • Can you help  our clients by providing creative digital solutions  and products that will provide maximum brand impact ?
  • Do you want to join a global market leader in sponsorship media valuation and research ?


Then look no further…




Operating in over 100 countries, Nielsen is a market leader when it comes to measurement, information and insights within the Media industry. Being the trusted partner to many advertisers, agencies and media owners – we pride ourselves on integrity, accuracy and quality to ensure our clients are making informed decisions to optimise their growth.  
Nielsen Sports is a trusted adviser and partner in sports and entertainment intelligence, helping our clients worldwide to maximize their commercial success.  With our expansive suite of products and services, Nielsen Sports is uniquely positioned to provide insights and intelligence which help drive more effective decision making for clients.


The Business Development Executive will join our team in the heart of London’s West-End in our Shaftesbury Avenue  office.You will report to the Business Development Director and support the sales process alongside senior team members and you will also work with the wider team on the production and delivery of projects for clients.


You’ll be..

Responsible driving revenue and new business within a designated list of accounts
Identify and qualify opportunities and grow sales from marketing leads
Support the Business Development Director in building strategic sales opportunities
Conduct sales prospecting and hunting such as cold calling, presentations, request for proposal, and out of the box sales solutions
Cultivate influential relationships with brands, agency contacts and rights holders to gain deep insight into their business and ultimately provide Nielsen solutions for their business goals.
Work with Account Managers and other internal departments to ensure sold proposals are implemented and aligned with client expectations.
You’ll have a proven record  in enterprise sales experience
You’ll  be able to build strong and strategic relationship building with clients
You’ll  an exceptional communicator with strong presentation skills
You are numerically proficient and experience in working with data
You are organized, detail-oriented, and the ability to multitask in a dynamic, fast-changing entrepreneurial environment
Interest and passion about selling to the Sports & Entertainment industry
Proficiency in Microsoft and/or Google based technology with the capacity to learn other bespoke database systems
Knowledge of SalesForce is a plus


Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
We offer a great package and career progression in a culture that encourages inclusion and diversity. We also all have the tech and tools we need to allow our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills we offer a competitive salary + bonus a generous leave package and other benefits including :

Flexible working/remote working for the moment until Post-Covid
Fidelity Pension
AXA Private Health Insurance
Life Assurance
25 days holidays pa with option to purchase an additional 10 extra days
Gym membership discounts
Family friendly policies: Generous Maternity/Paternity/Adoption/Parental leave
Season ticket loans/Car benefits/ 
£1000 Cycle to Work scheme
Refer a friend scheme
Unum Lifeworks – private & confidential helpline
£1000 refer a friend scheme
Discounts and savings on shopping and much more…

If this sounds good…click apply!
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As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!