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Business Development Manager - Apprenticeships

£30K-£35K Basic salary + Commission + Car allowance

Location Southeast
Sector Training
Job type Permanent
Role Sales and marketing
Job ref HW2705
Work hours full time

Superb opportunity for an ambitious sales professional with a successful track record within apprenticeship sales. The role will focus primarily on developing new business within IT/digital/tech sectors. This role involves regular travel within the Berkshire/South East regions.

This fantastic position concentrates on selling IT, digital/ tech focussed apprenticeships.

Key responsibilities

  • Achievement of personal sales targets
  • Proactive development of opportunities and sales via account profiling, telephone and face-to-face sales
  • Attend networking events to source new prospects
  • Ensure that all projects that are delivered meet client satisfaction levels in terms of agreed service level agreements etc.
  • Accurately record and present sales performance via the collation of the sales forecast and sales pipeline reports
  • Produce and respond to bids, tenders, sales proposals etc.
  • Identify competitive and innovative methods to present offerings to prospects and clients


  • Any sales training qualifications are desirable


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent is desirable


  • Experience and success within a business development role within apprenticeships/ work based learning
  • Experience selling apprenticeships within the IT/Tech/Digital subject matter
  • Adept at relationship building and networking at senior level
  • Ability to manage sometimes complex sales cycles involving multiple stakeholders and decision makers
  • Commercial acumen with the ability to ensure profit margins
  • Ability to scope client needs effectively, therefore enabling conversion of appropriate solution
  • Experience of meeting and liaising with senior contacts in large organisations


  • 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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