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Business Development Manager- Apprenticeships

£30K- £35K Basic Salary + Commission + Car Allowance

Location Southeast
Sector Training
Job type Permanent
Role Sales and marketing
Job ref LS2240

Superb opportunity for an ambitious sales professional with a successful track record within apprenticeship sales.

The role will focus primarily on developing new business within a variety of sectors. You will be home based with regular travel to the Berkshire area.

Key responsibilities

  • Achievement of personal sales targets
  • Proactive development of opportunities and sales via account profiling, telephone and face-to-face sales
  • Attend networking events to source new prospects
  • Ensure that all projects that are delivered meet client satisfaction levels in terms of agreed service level agreements etc.
  • Accurately record and present sales performance via the collation of the sales forecast and sales pipeline reports
  • Produce and respond to bids, tenders, sales proposals etc.
  • Identify competitive and innovative methods to present offerings to prospects and clients

Candidate’s requirements

  • Experience and success within a business development role within apprenticeships/ work based learning
  • Proactive business development ethos and skills
  • Adept at relationship building and networking at senior level
  • Ability to manage sometimes complex sales cycles involving multiple stakeholders and decision makers
  • Commercial acumen with the ability to ensure profit margins
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to scope client needs effectively, therefore enabling conversion of appropriate solution
  • Experience of meeting and liaising with senior contacts in large organisations
  • Excellent presentation skills

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