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Head of Development for Performing Arts

Posted 4 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Head of Development for Performing Arts | Croydon | TBC | c£55,000

Job Title: Head of Development for Performing Arts
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours, Monday to Friday
Salary: c£55,000
Location: Croydon

Your new school

The school is currently going through a period of transformation where they are seeking to establish themselves as the leading awarding body for the Performing Arts. Subsequently, they are looking for an individual who has an exceptional track record of driving growth through change, is relentlessly focused on delivering value to our customers and has credibility within the sector.

Your new role

The Head of Development for Performing Arts will work closely with the General Manager; supported by Business Development Manager and Sector Support teams to deliver growth through new business and increase the retention rate of key customers. A key part of this role will be developing high performing team to successfully execute the strategy.

What you need to succeed:

* Proven success at developing and implementing sales strategies in existing and new markets
* Significant experience of working with schools, teachers and other performing arts institutions
* Working and influencing in a matrix structured organisation
* Experience of using data analysis to create sales strategies
* Multifaceted in communication and time management skills
* Demonstrable experience of influencing key stakeholders
* Experience of devising pricing strategies and improving bottom line contribution
* Working collaboratively across functions such as product, marketing and operations to deliver go to market plans.

The school offers a range of staff benefits. These include:

* 28 days' holiday - pro rata for the first year plus statutory public and Bank holidays normally applicable in England
* Company Pension Scheme with Scottish Widows (matching contributions up to 10% of gross salary)
* Private Medical Insurance
* Childcare Vouchers scheme for parents with children under the age of 15 (16 for those with special needs)
* Death in Service life assurance scheme

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