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Business Development Manager

£40K-£45K Basic Salary + comms

Location Home-based
Sector E-learning
Job type Permanent
Role Sales and marketing
Job ref HS2693

Our Client are a well-established training company who create bespoke, blended courses for a number of different subject matter. They are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager who will work with clients in an extremely consultative sales manner.

Key responsibilities

  • Work very consultatively with clients to understand business needs and create bespoke solutions
  • Confidently sell a range of solutions including closed in-house programmes, eLearning top up courses and a Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Generate new business opportunities when needed and confidently make the initial approach
  • Work with the client throughout the full sales cycle, from initial contact to after a sale has been secured
  • Work with current accounts to develop opportunities and explore new prospect avenues
  • Design innovative proposals and deliver client pitches when needed
  • Positively portray the company values at all times and continue to grow the client brand


  • Any sales training qualifications are desirable


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent is desirable


  • 3-5 years’ experience in a B2B environment selling bespoke learning solutions
  • Considerable experience working within L&D/e-learning environments
  • Experience working in a home based capacity
  • Proven experience selling to c-suite/board level clients
  • Experience following a project through the entire sales cycle and beyond
  • Proven experience hitting a personal sales target


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Relationship building ability and research skills
  • Great time management and organisational skills
  • Fantastic persuasion skills

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