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Business Development Manager - Apprenticeship Sales

Posted 27 October by KM Education Recruitment Ltd Ended

KM Recruitment is a specialist UK wide recruiter for the Work Based Learning and Welfare to Work sectors

Job Title: Business Development Manager - Apprenticeship Sales

Location: Home Based covering the South West - Must be flexible with travel

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 + Bonus

Package includes: Excellent holiday entitlement, Pension + much more!

Type: Full-time, Permanent

Essential Experience required for this role:
This role requires candidates to have proven experience of developing new business for the promotion of Apprenticeships (employer engagement / new business development) along with experience of performance managing a team to achieve Apprentice recruitment and Business Development targets.

The Role:

  • Responsible for the recruitment, development and performance management of a team of up to 15 Business Development / Recruitment Consultants, for the promotion of Apprenticeship programmes to SME's.
  • Performance manage the team through one to one’s, team meetings, regular appraisals and performance reviews, addressing under-performance and implementing corrective methods.
  • Drive and generate new business and deliver contractual growth through effective marketing and new business development strategies.
  • Identify and engage with SME employers via cold calling, networking and presentations to promote our clients wide range of Apprenticeships training.
  • Conduct 'Organisational Needs Analysis’ to identify business needs and develop long term relationships to secure new/repeat business.
  • Generate a pipeline through warm and cold leads.
  • Keep up to date with competitor’s strengths and weaknesses, evaluating the market and scoping out new opportunities.
  • Ensure that all potential employers meet Health & Safety / Safeguarding Standards.
  • Recruitment and retention of staff, conducting reviews, staff training and development.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of working as a Business Development Manager within the training sector, managing and leading a sales team to achieve targets for the promotion of Apprenticeships.
  • Excellent knowledge of government funding streams / work based learning.
  • Excellent communication skills - presentation, written and verbal.
  • Able to inspire and motive a team.
  • Proven experience of working to and achieving targets.
  • Proven experience of negotiating / winning / closing new business.
  • Full, clean driving licence and use of a vehicle - must be flexible with travel.

Please note:

We will contact you within 4 days if we feel your experience matches the criteria for this vacancy, or any other roles we have. If you have not been contacted within 4 days then your application is unfortunately unsuccessful. KM receives a high number of applications for each role advertised and although we would like to we are not always able to deliver feedback to unsuccessful candidates.

Reference: 33660546

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