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Business Development Executive

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Aveni is an award-winning technology company that specialises in Natural Language Processing (NLP). Our team of world leading scientists and engineers are ushering in a new era of speech analytics and automation.

Make sure to read the full description below, and please apply immediately if you are confident you meet all the requirements.

Whether you’re a contact centre, financial adviser, insurance broker or a utilities provider, Aveni Detect can dramatically improve your customer processes. Our mission is to help every business listen and ensure every customer is heard.

What’s the opportunity about?

Aveni is in its high growth phase, and we believe our Business Development Executives have an excellent opportunity to help our clients solve difficult challenges. Joining at an extremely exciting time for the business, the Business Development Executive will drive revenue through end-to-end sales, seeking opportunities to provide prospective clients with our Human + platform to help them with risk monitoring and improve agent performance.

With a focus on attracting Enterprise sized business leads, the role will be primarily working with Financial Services, Utility Providers, Insurance Brokers and Regulated organisations, who are looking to use the latest cutting-edge AI to analyse conversational data and understand their customers and agents better.

The role is needed as part of the growth and expansion of the business. You’ll be one of the first dedicated sales professionals, meaning that you will be responsible for scoping and developing our sales processes from the ground up, alongside our CEO and COO. We are particularly interested to hear from candidates with a background or interest in B2B SaaS technology and working for a Governance, Risk and Compliance vendor in a similar role.


  • Qualified to degree level
  • 3+ years of sales related experience (preferably within B2B SaaS technology or working with large Financial Services firms)
  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of achievement of sales targets
  • Ability to pro-actively prospect, unearthing new sales opportunities and turning them into long-term partnerships
  • Ability to communicate and convey the value proposition of a complex software platform via phone and presentations
  • Team player who works well collaboratively with colleagues, management, and staff across all levels of an organisation, with the ability to thrive in an ever-changing, upbeat environment
  • Ability to work autonomously while maintaining focus and work ethic
  • Motivation to grow and win, individually and as part of a team
  • Energetic team player with excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Commercially aware


This is a great opportunity to work at the cutting edge of Natural Language Processing and software development alongside leading talent in the field. Alongside a competitive salary, we also offer:

  • Base salary of £25,000 – £35,000 with OTE of £60,000
  • 34 days holiday
  • Your birthday off + birthday hamper
  • Flexible and hybrid working options (work from home and in the office as required)
  • On-going career development and training
  • Freebies and discounts (Free coffee, movie downloads, discounts on high street stores, supermarkets, and restaurants)
  • Emotional wellbeing (Employee assistance programme provides access to 24/7 employee counselling and emotional support)
  • Physical health (Access to fitness portal including HIIT workout, boxing, yoga as well as gym discounts)
  • Cycle2work scheme
  • Pension scheme
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