Delightful Ethical Digital

Sales Executive - Fat Beehive

Fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Sales Executive. This is a full-time role based in London, with flexible hours available. We work with charity and not-for-profit clients, and employ a specialised team of experts.

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Job Title: Sales Executive
Unit/department: Client Partnerships
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary 27k (OTE £32,600) Plus £4k London Weighting
Location London 

Friendly and enthusiastic salesperson interested in helping charities, NGOs, CICs, and social enterprises build brilliant websites. 

Main purpose of the job

Can you empathise with charity and not-for-profit clients? Do you enjoy building relationships with potential new clients, and creating proposals for them that will make them more effective? 

Fat Beehive is looking for an approachable, friendly and effective salesperson, interested in helping charities, NGOs and social enterprises build and maintain brilliant websites! 

The Sales Executive will work alongside the Client Partnerships Manager to develop new business for the company, including prospecting for new clients and planning persuasive approaches to convince potential clients to work with us. They should have a passion for the charity sector and a record of creating new business. 

The Sales Executive will report directly to the Head of Client Partnerships and work with the production team to create appropriate solutions for quotes.

This is an exciting role based in a fast-paced digital agency, but working with some inspirational clients. 

Key duties & responsibilities

Sales / New business development

  • Generating and qualifying leads
  • Working with the Client Partnerships Manager to manage a pipeline of new leads
  • Creating proposals: interpreting briefs, working with the team to specify appropriate functionality, setting prices and timelines; writing documents
  • Reviewing own sales performance aiming to meet or exceed sales targets


  • Excellent communication and IT skills
  • The ability to get on with people at all levels and influence them
  • Strong problem-solving and creative skills
  • An ability to stay calm under pressure and juggle competing priorities 
  • Attention to detail
  • We work with WordPress and Drupal, and some understanding of these website technologies would be helpful 

What we offer

£27,000 salary (OTE £32,600) plus £4K London Weighting

95% of our clients are charities and not-for-profit organisations. We actively seek to work with this type of client, which means you’ll get to work with some very nice people.

Other benefits include:

  • Profit Share (shared equally) and quarterly bonus
  • 27 days annual leave, 2 volunteer days per year and an extra day of leave for each year worked (up to 5 extra days)
  • Matched pension contribution up to 6%, increasing to 10% after 5 years
  • Dental Plan, Income Protection and Death in Service benefit
  • Health and Wellbeing Budget
  • Season ticket loan and cycle-to-work scheme
  • Dedicated training budget
  • Flexible and fair working culture
  • Free weekly drinks 
  • Free fortnightly yoga

About Fat Beehive

Fat Beehive is a certified BCorps and has been listed in Campaign’s top 100 companies to work for within the U.K. four times.  We’re an enthusiastic, friendly team, and you get to work with our fantastic clients – all of which make a genuinely positive impact on our society.

We are nearly 50 people based in three locations and in all three offices we have created an environment where people want to come to work – one that engages them to give their best. We believe we get the best work when people support and engage with each other, so working from our office is expected. 

We’ve all chosen to work at Fat Beehive because all our clients are charities and we want to help them bring about positive social change. We are champions of diversity and inclusion and look beyond academic qualifications so if you don’t mind working hard and are prepared to always give your best then you will strive here. 

We don’t work for oil, mining, arms, banking and sweatshops. But we do work for charities that challenge these and more. Come join us.

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Profit share and quarterly performance bonus

27+ days annual leave

Fortnightly chair massage

2 volunteer days per year

Buy 5 extra holiday days each year

Family friendly and flexible employment

Matched pension contribution

Free Wednesday team drinks

Dental plan

Training budget

Death in service cover

Income protection

Transparent financial reporting

Fair work culture

Staff lunch once a month