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Business Development Director

£50K Basic Salary (OTE £75K)

Location Southeast
Sector Learning and development
Job type Permanent
Role Sales and marketing
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An excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Sales professional to join a leading UK apprenticeship provider. You will possess excellent client engagement skills as well have the natural ability to win new business contracts. National travel is required, approximately 60% of the time.

Key responsibilities

• Generate new business opportunities to launch the clients’ levy proposition to market
• Create client presentations, undertake business development meetings as well as being involved with bid writing and reviewing
• On acquisition of new business, you will be expected to undertake account management duties including performance reviewing, account development plans and regular review meetings
• Attend events such as seminars and exhibitions as and when required
• Create an accurate forecast and realistic sales pipeline as well as identifying opportunities to cross sell other areas of the business
• Monitor the corporate learning sector, identify key market trends and product development opportunities and articulate to senior internal stakeholders.

Candidate’s requirements

• 5 years’ experience selling complex learning solutions, apprenticeships and traineeships to large organisations
• Strong commercial awareness with the ability to identify and secure wider opportunities
• Self-starter with the natural ability to inspire confidence in clients and colleagues
• Strong stakeholder management both internal and external
• Energetic, commitment and drive is essential
• Excellent communication skills


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