European New Business Director

  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £70,000 plus commission
  • Date Posted: 14th June 2024


In the words of one of our senior clients recently…

“Market Research has changed more in the past 3 years, than in the previous 40”


About System1

System1 is a The Creative Effectiveness Platform. Our target customers are the world’s largest advertisers. We predict and improve marketing effectiveness. Our advertising and idea tests measure emotion to give our customers the most accurate predictions of the business impact of creativity.


About The Role 

This role plays a key part of our European Growth and Partnerships strategy to drive business growth to new levels. You will be working with leading edge IP and products that make a huge impact on our customers businesses.

This is a perfect opportunity for you if you want to make an impact on our global strategy and growth!

Do you want to join us to excite and change the industry?


What will you be doing? 

  • The role is part of the European New Business team.
  • You will be targeted to grow our business through bringing in new customers.
  • Through converting inbound sales enquiries and prospecting for new leads.
  • You will be understanding the issues our prospective customers face and tailoring solutions to solve them.
  • You will be presenting our thought leadership to senior Marketers and Insight leaders to engage them in our products and services.


You need to be this kind of person

  • Excellent persuasion and selling skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Thrive on networking and relationship building, enjoying meeting new people, and building trust to generate leads and opportunities.
  • Full of tenacity, persistence, and resilience with the ability to make decisions quickly.
  • Well organised, able to handle multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Hands on and helpful – responding fast to opportunities at the last minute.
  • A true team player – playing well in position but passing well to others to ensure their success.
  • Challenger mindset – ability to stand out among the industry establishment.


You need to have the following experience

You will need to have a background in leading sales processes from prospecting to close. You should have a proven track record of winning new customers through excellent proposal, pitch presentation, and execution.

You will also have experience using a CRM – preferably HubSpot.



We offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, including health insurance, and pension. Our people are important to us, and we understand that each person has a life outside of work and we therefore offer flexible working arrangements (Hybrid) aiming to suit your needs. We also offer several wellbeing resources such as “de-clutter” afternoons for your personal and professional needs.

We encourage learning and offer education reimbursement opportunities.

We have recognition schemes, and regular socials, including summer and winter parties!

We welcome applicants from all diverse communities and encourage our candidates to ask us about reasonable adjustments that we may be able to make to support through our recruitment process and while in post.

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