Business Development Representative

London, UK

We see a world where we all contribute to a thriving planet and together, we are a collective force for good. The Planet Mark is a sustainability certification which recognises outstanding achievements, encourages action, and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals. We work with businesses to rigorously measure their carbon footprint and social value, engage their staff and supply chain to unlock their knowledge and drive passion for change, and communicate their progress to build a positive brand. We help businesses put a purpose at the heart of their organisation that brings social, environmental, and economic considerations together.


Planet Mark is owned by Alcumus and sits as a stand-alone division within the Alcumus group alongside the Safe Contractor Division and the ISOQAR division. Alcumus is a successful and globally expanding enterprise with a longstanding commitment to promoting safer and more sustainable workplaces.

What that means day to day

In this role, you will qualify leads, schedule meetings to understand client needs, and proactively source new opportunities. You'll follow up on leads to build a strong pipeline, develop an in-depth understanding of Alcumus solutions, and create strategies to meet annual targets. Responsibilities include:

What you’ll need to be successful

  • Qualify leads, schedule meetings, and understand client needs
  • Proactively source and follow up on new leads to build a strong pipeline
  • Develop a deep understanding of Alcumus solutions and market needs
  • Create strategies to meet annual business targets
  • Make outbound calls and follow up on marketing campaigns
  • Respond to client queries and up-sell to existing customers
  • Meet and exceed business and KPI targets
  • Implement CRM for accurate reporting
  • Collaborate with the business development team to maximize opportunities

As a Business Development Representative joining the Planet Mark team, you'll have experience of working in a B2B sales environment and will show excellent sales capability and will be able to provide a number of examples where you have secured new business and successfully managed a sales cycle.

It's important to have excellent communication skills, be a real influencer, and show a passion for sustainability and it's importance for businesses who are seeking to achieve net zero carbon status!

Not sure if you hit the full brief? We welcome applications from candidates who may have relevant transferable skills and sustainability experience, so apply today!

What you'll get in return

We operate a hybrid workplace policy, where you will work from the office in London 3 days per week. We want you to be able to do your best work here. We emphasize providing many ways to support our team to do their best work and below are some of the perks and benefits we offer:

Personal Health & Wellbeing / Benefits

>🍼 Enhanced Parental Leave 

>🌴Generous annual leave 

>🏥 Healthcare Plan

>💟 Annual Giving Day – an extra day to give back to yourself or your community

>🚲 Cycle-to-work Scheme 

 Future Planning

>💰Pension scheme with employer contributions 

>🧬 Life Assurance 

>💸 Rewards Program – access to discounts and cashback  

>🏫 LinkedIn Learning License for upskilling & development 

Interested but don’t feel you meet all the requirements? 

Our recruitment team assesses and reviews all applications against the role and business needs. We believe in people having transferable and soft skills and want you to know that we do consider where an individual might not meet all the criteria, but have the aptitude and capability, nonetheless. Our priority is to ensure we set people up for success. We will make a final call based on our determining whether we can offer the necessary support to upskill or provide the developmental support needed for you to get the best out of this opportunity with us!

Bring Your Whole Self to Work.

Alcumus is proudly an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring that no candidate is discriminated against because of gender identity and expression, race, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, colour, region, creed, national origin, or sex. We are dedicated to growing a diverse team while continuing to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe and empowered to be themselves.

What you can expect if you apply: 

  • An initial discovery call with the recruiter
  • A first stage interview via Microsoft Teams 
  • Additional interview (likely face to face) with the stakeholders you’ll be working with closely in the role

We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know.


  • Reporting To: Matthew Letley
  • Employment Type: permanent