£30,000 -- £35,000 depending on experience plus commission & excellent benefits.
Remote / Agile working with a base from one of our Study Centres - London, Manchester or Leeds.
At Arden University, we pride ourselves on being true innovators, disruptors and pioneers, our focus is to promote life-long learning and ensure that everyone, everywhere can access higher education.
We are currently recruiting Apprenticeships Business Development Managers to join the rapidly expanding corporate team to cover London,the South East and North of England.
The purpose of this role is to partner, provide and deliver pioneering and flexible staff development solutions to employers.
As a Apprenticeships Business Development Manager will be responsible for driving Arden University’s engagement with employers and support the new customer acquisition strategy through outbound sales, lead conversion and excellent customer relationship management. This is a unique opportunity to offer innovative employer solutions as a digital university for a modern world.
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Partnerships, you will be at the forefront of identifying and growing corporate revenue opportunities for the university. New revenue will be generated through both current employer relationship management and as a result of new corporate customer acquisition. You will provide a consultative service and build strong relationships with your employer customers, built on a foundation of integrity, transparency and trust. Together with the Director of Corporate Partnerships you will present effective solutions and quotes for employers to further develop their employees through Arden University programmes, to budget and to meet their business needs.
This role plays a key part in achieving Arden University’s Corporate Strategy and associated revenue targets.
We would like to hear from applicants who are highly motivated and passionate sales professionals with a record of achieving new B2B customer acquisition targets. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills along with the ability to successfully relationship manage accounts in order to develop scalable and deliverable training programmes to suit their business needs.
A demonstrable ability to work to tight deadlines in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment is also key to this position. You will provide a consultative service and build strong relationships with both external and internal stakeholders, built on a foundation of integrity, transparency and trust.
At Arden, you will become a part of a passionate and dedicated team who are committed to removing unnecessary barriers to learning and making education more accessible. Our people work hard to ensure our students journeys are the best they can possibly be, as such we want to reward our people with fantastic benefits. Employees benefit from:
- 30 days holiday, add the bank holiday on top, and we even throw in Christmas closure
- A generous Aviva pension plan, our contributions start at 7%
- Study any Arden course for free, with generous discount for all family and friends
- Our 'Golden Ticket’ which allows you to gift anyone in your life a free Arden education
- Plus, other competitive benefits!
Stand out, Progressive, Accessible, Resourceful, Kindness, reflect who we are as an institution, a team and as individuals. If they also reflect you and you are excited by the chance to be the driving, creative force within a growing business, we want to hear from you.
There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations.
Closing Date: Sunday 26th March 2023