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Head of Business Development

Posted 12 August by Recruitment Bespoke Limited Ended

Head of Business Development

Professional Body, Membership Organisation

Manchester or Home Working (Covering The North, Midlands & Scotland)

Basic Salary of Up to £44,000

Full Time Permanent Role

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Business Development management professional to join the team of a well respected Professional Body/Membership based organisation either in their Manchester Head office or possibly working from home based in the Midlands, North or Scotland.

Our client seeks an individual with a flair and drive to create sales themselves as well as manage a team to deliver against targets set with the organisation. The postholder manages a sales and customer-focused team whose primary purpose is to: Generate new business to meet agreed membership growth, event lead generation and revenue targets, Support development of the existing profession, Support candidates on our Pathway to Chartership (P2C) through delivery of training, CPD, and events and provide and disseminate market intelligence to inform development of existing or new products

As well as managing the team, the postholder will also be required to work closely with their own key regional stakeholders to demonstrate the value of membership to the organisation. These will be drawn from: Key account employers and members, New potential members in organisations in linked target segments Regional committees Other organisations who are partners with the Institute

Person Specification


Business or marketing postgraduate qualification

At least 5 years’ experience in a B2B sales or event management role, with a proven track record of sales achievement

Sales or event management experience in a professional services, membership body or trade organisation, ideally in the built or natural environment

Familiarity with Microsoft Office

Experience of introducing Microsoft Dynamics or similar CRM system

Experience of business planning and forecasting

Project management experience

Product development experience

Experience of developing/delivering training or CPD

Excellent communication and persuasion skills, both orally and in writing

Public speaking experience

Evidence of leadership

Line management experience

Able to travel widely

Clean driving licence

To apply for the role please send your CV.

Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

membershipbespoke is acting as recruitment business in relation to this role. membershipbespoke positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

membershipbespoke remains the only specialist recruitment organisation in the UK, which offers a dedicated service tailored to the needs of Trade Associations, Unions, Professional and Regulatory Bodies.

Reference: 33063303

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