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Business Development Manager- Employer & Schools

We're on the lookout for an articulate and confident communicator to join an established charity in the South West region! You'll know your stuff when it comes to the local corporate sector/school landscape and awareness of the mutually beneficial partnership opportunities available.

We'll also be looking for experience in sales/account management/B2B sales experience within an educational environment.

On offer is a highly competitive salary, travel expenses together with outstanding career prospects and personal development! Interviews for this role are being held imminently, so don't risk missing out, get in touch today!



Business Development Manager- Employer & Schools: The essentials.

, An articulate and confident communicator who can demonstrate influence across a range of stakeholders including at senior level.
, A self-starter who can gain respect of both employers and schools.
, Excellent presentation skills with the ability to adapt to different audiences and opportunities
, Excellent planning, negotiating, time management, administrative and organisational skills.
, Analytical skills including data analysis with the ability to develop delivery plans that meet business needs.
, Willingness and ability to undertake regular travel within your region and occasional overnight stays if necessary, as well as team meetings with central staff based in Central London and Birmingham
, Strong knowledge and understanding of the local corporate sector/school landscape and awareness of the mutually beneficial partnership opportunities available.
, Knowledge of the policy environment surrounding the state education sector and employment sectors


Business Development Manager- Employer & Schools: Your experience.

, Previous sales/account management/B2B sales experience within an educational environment.


, Proven experience in successful relationship management (ability to engage confidently and sensitively with stakeholders and partners and at a range of levels of seniority up to and including director level).
, Proven project management skills


Business Development Manager- Employer & Schools: The desirables.

, Experience of school governance in a professional or personal capacity


Business Development Manager- Employer & Schools: The organisation.

, An established charity who ensure that every school and college has an effective partnership with employers to provide young people with the inspiration, motivation, knowledge, skills and opportunities they need to help them achieve their potential.

The organisation works in close partnership with leading national bodies representing schools, colleges and employers.


Business Development Manager- Employer & Schools: The role.

, Across the country, hundreds of thousands of people give up their time to serve as governors or trustees of schools, colleges and Multi-Academy Trusts.


, They set the vision, ethos and strategic direction of their institution and ensure finances are used effectively, contribute to school/college improvement and hold head teachers/principals and their senior management teams to account for educational performance.


, Based from home you will be responsible for recruiting and placing suitably qualified people from the world of work into governance roles, pro-actively building relationships with national and local employers of all sizes and professional bodies in order to recruit volunteers based in your region, building relationships with local schools and academy trusts and identifying priority geographic areas for urgent placements and where volunteers will have the greatest impact.


, You will be rewarded with a salary of up to 32000K dependent upon qualifications and experience, Life Insurance, Pension Scheme, Travel Expenses, the latest business tools including mobile, laptop etc...

together with outstanding career prospects and personal development only re-affirm this fantastic opportunity.


Interested?

Contact Marti Jones on 01785430507 or 07796454550, or forward a current CV to marti@gprs.uk.com


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Important Information.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

GPRS Recruitment whose registered address is 4-7 Gaolgate Street, Stafford ST16 2BG UK confirm that our client has instructed us that the position advertised herein is of a permanent nature.

Due to the high number of applications which we regularly receive, regrettably we only respond to successful candidates.

If you haven't heard from us within 7 days then please assume that you have not been selected on this occasion, but don't worry.

We'll retain your details with the intention of keeping you informed of other suitable opportunities that may arise.