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Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: London, GB

Company: Nielsen

Digital Business Development Graduate - 31042

Client Services and Sales - Great Britain London, London 

Digital Business Development Graduate


Location: London, GB with 15% of international travel.

Do you want to be at the forefront of the digital Advertising revolution?

Are you driven, passionate about digital and have what it takes to influence and manage senior stakeholders of the leading brands in the industry?

If the answer is "YES!" that is great as we are looking for a commercially savvy high performer with a strong understanding of
media and passion for helping clients make smart choices in their media investments.
Investment on digital advertising has increased exponentially and the industry is in the
need of transparency and a real understanding of the reach and efficiency delivered by
the campaign. Our clients are looking for a partner who can spot opportunities and manage
relationships with media and creative agencies at all levels. Are you ready to work with them?
Get in touch if you are you looking for:

  • Great company culture of flexibility and independence driven by results
  • An opportunity to influence the UK’s (& Europe’s) leading advertisers
  • A chance to collaborate with all the UK media ecosystem
  • 25 days holiday rising to 28 with long service
  • The option to buy even more holiday!
  • A great contributory pension
  • Private healthcare package
  • First class training support and career development opportunities.


The ideal Digital Business Development Graduate

will have a strong background in advertising or media with both a commercial and research background.

The role involves driving our Digital Ad Effectiveness portfolio with a focus on Digital Ad Ratings in parallel with our wider portfolio.
Our key clients include key advertisers such as General Mills, DAZN, Paddy Power, Zalando, Expedia and PokerStars among many others.
We are keen to recruit a self-starter who knows how to manage a sales pipeline and most importantly generate leads with advertiser clients.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Driving revenue growth for Nielsen’s digital portfolio with a focus on our digital solutions
  • Finding new opportunities across clients, in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders from different teams
  • Building a pipeline of new business client target, driving engagement to adoption to conversion
  • Being responsible for building, maintaining and growing client relationships (& revenue)
  • Ensuring the projects are delivered in alignment with client expectations
  • Helping build and develop integration opportunities with other parts of the Nielsen portfolio of products, both proactively and at the request of clients
  • Build meaningful and lasting relationships with individuals amongst our clients
  • Leading on new business activity/proposals and sharing client knowledge with the wider team.

To Be Successful In This Position You will Ideally have:

  • Strong experience in leading commercial conversations and negotiations
  • A focus on hitting revenue targets with a strong ability to forecast and build a pipeline
  • A self-starter with an eagerness to learn and share knowledge around the business
  • Ability to tell a story both on the digital landscape and with data
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of advertising and media
  • A genuine passion and curiosity for research, with an understanding of how data work
  • Exceptional presentation skills and an ability to lead a discussion with senior clients
  • Good at building and developing relationships
  • To be literate and proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, Salesforce
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills



About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  London,London 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  Yes, 15% of the Time 

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