Business Development Consultant

Job Roles:
Business Development, Consultant
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
North East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Salary up to £34,108 per annum
8th Jan 2020
Start Date:
Derwentside College
Job Ref:

Are you interested in joining the Number 1 College in the North East for both Student and Employer Satisfaction?

Why Derwentside College?

Derwentside College is one of the top performing colleges in the Country for its student achievement and satisfaction. We are an ambitious organisation and as one of the largest apprenticeship providers in the Country, we are leading the way in delivering a range of outstanding services to learners and employers. As a result of our continued growth, we are now seeking to recruit a number of highly talented individuals to join our Business Development Team with experience in a number of sector specific areas including:

• Advanced Manufacturing
• Construction
• Health and Social Care
• IT and Digital
• Leadership and Management

The person/s appointed will play an instrumental role in the College’s apprenticeship growth strategy by leading on finding and winning new clients and managing relationships to a very high standard. A high level of self-motivation and a proven track record in sales and business generation, together with a comprehensive knowledge of apprenticeships is required for this role. The successful applicant will also be results driven, with strong business acumen and a high level of personal integrity. Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are also essential.

These are permanent, full-time posts. Regional travel will be required as part of the role; therefore use of your own transport, a current valid driving licence and business insurance is essential.

What’s in it for you?

• 26 days annual leave, rising to 35 days, plus statutory bank holidays
• Additional Christmas closure days
• Automatic entry to the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Plus a wide range of other benefits.

If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, please contact Lisa Waller on 01207 585900 or via

The College is positively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children, young people and vulnerable adults who attend its education and training provision. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The person appointed will be required to obtain a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

As an equal opportunities employer, the College welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Please visit our website for more details on how to apply at or email to request a pack.

Closing date for applications – 2nd February 2020

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Derwentside College
Tel: 01207 585900
Contact: Lisa Waller

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