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Business Development Graduate

National Minimum Wage, plus commission



The Humber Internships Programme (HIP) offers 12-week internships and is a great way to make an impact, gain invaluable industry knowledge and start making your mark.

If you’re aged 18+, live in Hull, East Riding, North or North East Lincolnshire and are studying full-time or have graduated at degree level (or equivalent) a HIP internship could be the perfect fit for you.

To ensure you are eligible, please register with a Careers Consultant before applying for this vacancy by clicking the “View Internship” button

**Please note due to the limited time remaining on this project, we are now only accepting general enquiries from those available to work full-time immediately. Post graduate students should enquire only if they want to apply for a specific HIP part-time role.**

**Full-Time Graduate Opportunity**

Jupiter IT Solutions

Role Title:

Business Development Graduate



Hourly Rate:

NMW, plus an exclusive commission scheme on top


30 hours per week


An initial 12-week internship, with the potential to turn permanent if successful

Overview of Opportunity:

Jupiter IT Solutions, the official IT partner of Hull City AFC, are a growing IT consultancy organisation that prides itself on providing Pro-Active IT support. Our target market are clients that know the importance of IT systems, and as a result require nothing but the best service. Our aim is to be known as the best IT provider in the area and to be considered the number 1 in our field. We want to be a company with such an outstanding reputation that each member of our team are proud to be a part of it.

Jupiter IT Solutions are looking to expand and develop their sales division, and seek a determined and passionate graduate as a Business Development Executive. Currently, new business is attracted predominantly by recommendations (and there are a lot of these!) – this position will involve developing leads for new accounts using varying methods, working in a small team with lots of guidance available, analysing what works/doesn’t work, developing newly acquired accounts, as well as taking part in ongoing training to enhance your skills.

Role Description:

  • Working closely with the existing sales team members, with support and guidance along the way
  • Creating a wide range of different sales strategies with the Sales Director
  • Quality lead generation via multiple streams, including networking and relationship building, corporate alliances, telesales, e-marketing and general brand awareness
  • Co-ordinating marketing campaigns with sales activities
  • Manage and improve lead generation campaigns, measuring results
  • Attend exhibitions as either a visitor or resident with the view to promote our services
  • Monitor and report on effectiveness of marketing communications and sales channels
  • Analysing potential strategic partner relationships for company sales
  • Creation of pipeline opportunities and implementation of follow ups
  • Outstanding communication internally and externally
  • Key account manager for clients once onboarded. Inc annual meetings, and issue resolutions

Skills and Experience (Essential):

  • The ability to learn, talk about and eventually sell Jupiter IT services
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to use your initiative
  • Customer service skills
  • Determination and drive to succeed
  • Strong IT skills (MS Office main software packages)
  • A keenness for self-development
  • A creative approach, with the ability to think outside the box!

Skills and Experience (Desirable):

  • Previous experience in a customer service position or project
  • Some proven negotiation or sales skills


  • A recent graduate or finalist in any subject to be considered

Potential for Permanent Employment:

  • Yes, this internship has the intention of becoming permanent following a successful internship

Permission to work in the UK:

All applicants must be authorised to work in the UK.

Please include one of the following statements in your CV or covering letter when applying for this role.

  • I am eligible to work in the UK without restriction
  • I am eligible to work in the UK with restriction
  • I have no eligibility to work in the UK in the post applied for and would need a Certificate of Sponsorship or other permission in order to take up employment


The project has received £900,000.00 of funding from the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding


30 hours per week


12 week internship
  • Deadline for responses 10 August 2022

Job is closed

Applications are currently closed for this job.