Business Development Manager
Salary: £37,833 - £40,347 pa plus commission
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Details: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Fixed Term contract covering maternity leave ending 17th March 2021.
Do you thrive on developing new client relationships while offering exceptional service and account management to existing ones? Could you lead a Business Development Team through an exciting period of new developments in training available to employers?
This is a rare opportunity to join a soon to be merged college in Swindon and be instrumental in developing the frontline business development team to grow its employer accounts and meet ambitious targets for Apprenticeships and employer training.
It’s an exciting time for training in Swindon and Wiltshire, with a range of financial incentives recently made available to employers to recruit and train staff. On top of that, the development of the Institute of Technology on our North Star campus presents a new way of collaborating with businesses in priority sectors to enhance higher level skills in the region.
You will have had extensive experience of leading a frontline business development team, ideally in a training-related environment. Confident with every aspect of the sales pipeline, from reviewing labour market intelligence, identifying opportunities and developing engagement initiatives, through to account managing key employers to sustain and grow existing relationships, you will thrive on working closely with your team to exceed expectations. You will have outstanding communication skills, meaning you are able to connect effectively with stakeholders at all levels, internally and externally, to secure their engagement and commitment.
As a valued member of our team, we offer a competitive salary and commission structure to reward the ambition and achievement of you and your team in addition to a wide range of development opportunities. You will also have access to a number of great benefits some of which are listed below:
• Sodexo Retail Discount Scheme
• Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme
• Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service
• Excellent Pension scheme
So, if you are looking for exciting career opportunities and to work in an expanding, dynamic and successful College, who values their staff, you have come to the right place.
Our very top priority is the your wellbeing and that of our community. Please be assured that we are monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and continuing to follow the latest Government advice and to keep everyone as safe as possible. In line with this, we have adjusted our working environment to facilitate a socially distanced selection process.
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Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. If you are interested in this vacancy, please do apply as soon as possible.
Please note that an enchanced DBS Check is required for this role.
New College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview and by agreement.
Closing Date: 23rd August 2020
Interview Date: 3rd & 4th September 2020
New College Swindon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.