Business Development Manager (Sales)
Open College Network West Midlands has been supporting learners and awarding qualifications for over 35 years. Regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and as a leading Access Validating Agency regulated by QAA, we are currently in an exciting period of growth with new opportunities to expand both nationally and internationally with our current and emerging product portfolio.
We are now looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Business Development Manager to lead in the generation and development of new business (sales) for the organisation.
Reporting directly to the Director of Business Development you will be responsible for developing and implementing lead generation plans to generate new business enquiries across a range of target markets including FE Colleges, private training providers, employers, schools and Voluntary/Community organisations.
Working closely with the Marketing and Communications Officer you will have an active role in the promotion of our qualification offer and a range of other products and services. You will also be responsible for completing research to identify potential new customers and for conducting sales calls and telemarketing activity to identified prospects.
We are looking for a professional with high levels of initiative, drive and proactivity with previous experience of achieving challenging targets in a business development / educational selling role.
The role also has a small amount of customer account management responsibility that will require the postholder to be able to provide ongoing support and advice to our customers about our products and services.
The post is full time and you will be based in our large modern office in Wolverhampton although you will be required to travel.
We have outstanding facilities and also offer a range of benefits such as free car parking, generous leave allowance and a competitive pension scheme.
Please see job description and person specification for a full list of requirements for the post.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 23 October 2018 and interviews will be held on Wednesday 31 October 2018
If you feel you have the right skills and attitude to join our team, please contact Andrea Lake, Executive Assistant for an application form at - email: email@example.com. Tel: 01902 624230