Business Development Officer

1 year fixed maternity cover • Salary: £25,000

Application Deadline: 15/02/2016
Interview Date: 24/02/2016
Location: Main Campus

City College is looking for an experienced sales professional to cover a maternity break.  Working specifically with employers in the engineering, marine and construction sectors you will be promoting the benefits of apprenticeships and staff training.

You will join our small but effective team of sales staff who all have a passion for improving people’s career opportunities through learning.

In return you will get a good salary and generous leave package.

You will work with the Business Development Manager and other Business Development Officers to meet both the college’s commercial income objectives as well as positively raising the college’s profile in the business community.

You will promote training to employers and the wider community. You will be responsible for achieving sales targets relating to the recruitment of Apprentices as well as coordinating and organising employer-commissioned courses for employed people.

The role will suit an experienced Sales professional, ideally with experience in a training and development environment.  You must be self-motivated and able to innovate with a successful track record of securing commercial contracts. You should have experience of using a Customer Relationship Management System (CRM).

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is a commitment to high performance.

The application closing date is Monday 15th February 2016 with interviews being held on Wednesday 24th February 2015.

All shortlisted applicants are required to complete a self-declaration and disclosure form prior to interview. Satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and medical clearance will be required for successful job candidates.

This is your opportunity to make your mark in a rewarding further education environment. In return, you'll get an excellent salary, Local Government Pension and benefits package, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays pro rata, and great career progression and development opportunities.

City College is committed to providing an environment where students, staff and all members of the College community can feel safe and secure.

Thank you for your interest in City College Southampton.

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