Business Development Officer

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 (discretionary range to £44,045)

12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave

This is a secondment opportunity

The Business Development Officer will take responsibility for planning and implementing the recruitment strategy of one programme within a specific portfolio, and play a supporting role in planning and implementing activities for the Associate Director responsible for the performance of the rest of the programmes within a specific portfolio. This will include developing and executing marketing and business development plans alongside the marketing team and Associate Director, actively managing B2B prospects and B2C clients to secure programme participation, managing a programme budget to deliver a required gross profit, and will take responsibility for achieving a targeted income of circa £300,000 per annum based on number of applicants converted onto participants of open programmes. 

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a well respected and fast paced team based at Egrove Park, Kennington. To be considered at shortlisting you will have a proven track record of success in a customer-facing role with the ability to initiate relationships with Executives and take them through a full sales cycle including meeting and exceeding sales targets. You will be a team player, with proven ability to lead and project manage initiatives across internal departments and external networks to develop outstanding tailor made digital solutions for clients and be able to demonstrate knowledge and application experience of CRM strategies and implementation, social collaboration platforms, customer relationship management software (CRM), content management systems (CMS), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and project and productivity management suites. 

To apply for this role please submit a CV and covering letter to

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 17 February 2020.