Gecko Labs is hiring a

Business Development Executive

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Gecko Labs was established in 2012 by Matthew Lanham with the vision of improving the way companies managed enquiries generated from all corners of their digital marketing, it was a problem that he had experienced first hand whilst running a digital agency, and something that existing solutions were not addressing.

Gecko Labs is committed to building products around the needs of our clients across the education sector, that increase the success of their student recruitment activities, whilst simultaneously reducing the workload associated with recruitment. Our number one priority as a business is to deliver great solutions for our clients which solve their problems.

As part of an aggressive development programme, we are growing our UK sales team to build on the success we have enjoyed in 2016. If you are looking to grow your career in a startup that is expanding, you should apply. We are looking for an experienced Business Development Executive, based in our brand new offices in Dundas Street, Edinburgh. 


Position Title: Business Development Executive (UK)

Reports to: Sales Manager
Office Hours: Monday ­ Friday 9am ­ 5pm

Travel: Required to travel throughout the UK 



  • Generating revenue developed from client portfolio.
  • Cold calling as appropriate within your market or geographic area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities.
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining and leveraging your network.
  • Managing clients and ensuring they receive regular updates, support and advice to deliver their needs.
  • Working with other departments in the company to deliver the best possible product and service for our customers alongside our marketing team.
  • Prospecting for potential new clients and turning this into increased business.
  • Identifying potential clients and the decision makers within the client organisation.
  • Researching and building relationships with new clients.
  • Setting up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/principals.
  • Planning approaches and pitches. Working with team to develop proposals that speak to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Reporting and recording activity via salesforce. 

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