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Business Development Executive - Learning

£35K-£40K base + £65K-£70K OTE

Location London
Sector E-learning, Learning and development, Training
Job type Permanent
Role Sales and marketing
Job ref HW2501
Work hours full time

Are you looking to join a leader within the training industry? I’m recruiting an experienced Business Development Manager for a fantastic company based in either London or South West. As well as classic business development duties, you’ll be looking at a range of current accounts and work strategically to increase spend and widen your network.

Fantastic sales opportunity for a leader within the training industry.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage a range of key accounts, creating growth and ensuring retention
  • Research and develop new business opportunities
  • Sell a range of learning solutions – digital, blended and bespoke
  • Confidently approach new contacts via phone, face-to-face, at exhibitions and industry relevant events
  • Create a realistic pipeline of business and accurate forecast
  • Create outstanding written proposals and ensuring new business is secured
  • Work towards achievable KPI’s and a personal monetary target


  • Any sales training qualifications are desirable


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent is desirable


  • 3+ years’ experience in a B2B environment selling learning solutions
  • Considerable experience working within L&D/e-learning environments
  • Confidently generate new business leads and convert warm leads
  • Have a consultative sales approach and be comfortable discussing learning principles with prospect clients
  • Hungry, driven and self-motivated
  • Experience hitting a personal sales target


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Relationship building ability
  • Great time management skills
  • Outstanding organisational skills

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