Business Development Support Executive

London, UK

About Us

EcoAct, an Eviden business, is an international climate consultancy and project developer that supports companies to set robust science-aligned net-zero strategies and achieve their climate targets. Founded in France in 2005, the company now spans three continents with offices in Paris, London, Barcelona, New York, Montreal, Munich, Milan, and Kenya.

With a team of more than 300 international climate experts, EcoAct’s core purpose is to lead the way in delivering sustainable business solutions that deliver true value for both climate and client. EcoAct is a CDP Gold Partner, a founding member of ICROA, a strategic partner in the implementation of the Gold Standard for the Global Goals and reports to the UN Global Compact.

About The Role

The mission of the Business Development Support Executive is to support the sales team members and take responsibility for full administration of the business development department.

Working with a high performing, fast-paced sales team this position would suit positive and proactive administrative assistant with an interest in sustainability who is experienced in a support role. This role requires an ability to multi-task, communicate effectively and have impeccable attention to detail.

Our Business Development Support Executive will:

  • Provide effective and efficient administration and organisational support to the Business Development team;
  • Provide administrative support across a range of systems, including Outlook, MS Teams, Salesforce and OneNote;
  • Communicate with a diverse range of individuals at all levels and using a range of methods including face to face, telephone and email;
  • Provide administrative support to Commercial Team for tenders and proposals when necessary;
  • Maintain sales data in company CRM system (Salesforce) to ensure it is accurate and up to date, running regular reports and liaising with the commercial team;
  • Prepare and provide management and sales team data; weekly and monthly performance reporting, updates to dashboards;
  • Minute and distribute actions from sales meetings
  • Schedule meetings and other Commercial Team events and activities (e.g. knowledge sharing events and team socials);
  • Be a key point of contact for a range of staff to facilitate access to the Commercial Team and business development information.


Reporting in the first instance to the Deputy Director, the Business Development Support Executive will be required to work closely with all members of the EcoAct team, to achieve Company objectives.  External relationships are a key part of the role, with a requirement to liaise with clients and prospective clients as required.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Previous experience of working in a team administrative role in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong writing skills demonstrated by the ability to compose professional emails and content;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholders;
  • The ability to manage multiple ongoing tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines;
  • The ability to work autonomously and independently;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes.

You will be:

  • Demonstrably curious, willing to learn, with a genuine passion for sustainability;
  • Flexible, and willing to “go the extra mile” to help deliver results and meet deadlines
  • A strong team player with the ability to engage;
  • Resilient and able to work on your own initiative.


The role is based from the London Head office with a flexible blend of home and office working. The role requires attendance at the London head office preferably 3 days per week.

Salary and Benefits

EcoAct know how important it is to look after our colleagues. As well as a competitive salary, this role offers a highly competitive commission structure. Details of this are available on application.

EcoAct offers a comprehensive benefits package including a flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, life insurance, professional subscriptions plus the option to opt into a range of individual and family benefits.

EcoAct offers great opportunities for your personal development and career advancement. We offer a structured career development path with clear timelines and expectations for progression. Working with our dedicated team of experts, you will gain a high standard of skills development and expertise, starting with our in-depth induction programme, through to ongoing technical training and an extensive range of learning and development opportunities.

Company Culture

Company culture is of great importance to us and is something that every member of EcoAct helps to create. Our colleague led initiative, which represents the three pillars of Colleagues, Community and Environment, runs numerous activities including, Veggie lunches, volunteering and fund-raising opportunities, wellbeing activities, plastic reduction and energy saving initiatives, social and sports events.

Employee well-being is a key priority for us, and we recognise the importance of work-life balance and how EcoAct can be supportive of individual needs; working from home, working part-time or flexible start and finish times can all be accommodated. If this sounds like you, please let us know in your application.


Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK by the start of their employment.

Type of Employment

12 months fixed term, full-time.

EcoAct is an equal opportunities employer committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity/paternity.


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