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Business Development Manager

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £28.50 - £28.50 Year
  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • £28.50 - £28.50 Year
  • Salary: £28.50 - £28.50 Year

Website S Knights Recruitment

We are seeking a driven, self-motivated professional with experience in business development in apprenticeships, who thrives in a fast-paced environment. As a Business Development Manager, you’ll play a pivotal role in maintaining and managing the sales function. You’ll be responsible for building a robust pipeline of new sales leads, managing a CRM database of existing accounts and fostering strong employer engagement to meet and exceed targets.
Our client takes pride in core values of integrity, respect, and safeguarding care, ensuring they meet the diverse needs of any organization with honesty and strong moral principles. Every learner and employer has a voice, contributing to their success, and every learner is at the heart of what they do. They deliver Team Leading, Business Administration, Operations Departmental Manager and more.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead Generation & Business Growth: Develop and nurture new leads and contacts to expand our business.
CRM Management: Maintain and manage CRM accounts with existing clients to ensure continued engagement and satisfaction.
Prospect Research: Research and input new prospects from a variety of sources to keep our pipeline fresh and dynamic.
Relationship Building: Cultivate and maintain relationships with key decision-makers, ensuring professional and effective handling of queries, proposals, and marketing campaigns.
Compliance Coordination: Work closely with the Compliance Manager to ensure all new starts are processed smoothly and efficiently.
Documentation Maintenance: Keep all sales, marketing, and business development documentation up-to-date.
Continuous Learning: Stay informed about our activities and enhance your skills through relevant meetings and training sessions.
Effective Communication: Engage with staff, learners, and employers via telephone, email, and face-to-face interactions to address business needs.
Diary Management: Organize and manage your schedule to maximize productivity.
Team Support: Assist the team with additional responsibilities as needed.
Employer Engagement: Drive and maintain high levels of employer engagement.

Strong computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Good understanding of Apprenticeships
Excellent communication skills via phone, email, and face-to-face interactions.
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively.
Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
Superior customer service skills.
Integrity and a strong ethical approach to work.
Self-motivation and a positive, enthusiastic attitude.
Team-oriented mindset.
Solid management skills.
Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Business Development Management working with Apprenticeships
Proficiency in Microsoft Applications.
Valid Driver’s License with Business Insurance.
Experience using a CRM system.

S Knights Recruitment are a specialist Employability and Skills recruitment agency. We recruit for Colleges and Training Providers across the UK

Job reference:JL4746
Salary: £28,000 plus Bonus
Location: Midlands


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