Data Protection Business Development Executive

Myles Dacres

View our opportunity for Data Protection Business Development Executive based at our head office in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Data Protection Business Development Executive

Data Protection Business Development Executive

Job Opportunity – Leeds (on-site)

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey in the world of data protection and cybersecurity? Data Protection People is searching for a dynamic individual to join our exceptional sales team. As one of the UK’s foremost Data Protection Consultancies, we serve a diverse clientele across various sectors. Whether you’re a seasoned professional with a few years of experience or an eager newcomer looking to dive into this rapidly evolving industry, this role presents an invaluable opportunity.

Job Salary:

  • Basic salary ranging from £23,000 to £26,000 DOE, with the potential to earn over £50k with commission (uncapped).


  • Personal Development Training: We invest in your growth.
  • Free Parking: Convenient for our team members.
  • 31 Days Holiday: Including Bank Holidays.

Contract Type:

  • Full-time contract (37 hours per week), Monday to Friday.


  • Our headquarters are situated just outside of Leeds City Centre.

Reporting Structure:

  • You will report directly to the Head of Sales and Marketing.

Responsibilities: As a Business Development Executive, your daily responsibilities include:

  • Target Market Identification: Collaborating with the Head of Sales and Marketing on a prospecting plan and executing it.
  • Outbound Outreach: Conducting outreach to specific defined target markets via all methods of communication, including telephone, email, and LinkedIn.
  • Activity Logging: Regularly logging sales activities.
  • Forecasting: Accurately forecasting the sales pipeline.
  • Conference Attendance: Where required, attending exhibitions and conferences.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Effective Communicator: As a client-facing role, effective communication is crucial.
  • Resilient: As a client-facing salesperson, you must be resilient and willing to handle pressure situations.

Why Choose Data Protection People:

At Data Protection People, you’ll face a wide spectrum of data protection challenges, gaining invaluable experience. Our dedicated team provides top-tier training, setting the stage for a meaningful career in data protection. Joe Kirk’s journey is testament to the possibilities within our support desk team. Joe joined our organisation from Leeds Beckett University as a Business Development Consultant, and after a short time in the role, he transitioned to a more operational position within our support desk team. Today, he is one of our strongest Support Desk Consultants, working closely with one of our biggest clients.

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to embrace this opportunity, reach out to one of our team members or email [email protected]. If this role doesn’t align with your current aspirations but you’re exploring new opportunities, consider joining the Data Protection Made Easy community. Stay updated with news, job opportunities, and industry insights in the world of Data Protection. Reach out to one of our team members or email [email protected].

Join us at the forefront of data protection and cybersecurity. We look forward to welcoming you to the Data Protection People team.

Email your CV to [email protected] or visit our contact page and get in touch.