Business Development Manager (Private Clients)
An exciting opportunity to join a privately owned education consultancy business which has been successfully delivering quality services to private clients for more than 12 years. Certified by BSA and nominated as one of the top boarding school advisors in 2023 by Fortune, we’re proud to put children and parents at the heart of our advice.
Building on this success we are now looking to recruit a proactive, driven Business Development Manager to increase consultancy service sales to high-net-worth private clients in our target markets, in both the UK and around the world.
Putting in place an effective company sales and marketing strategy, you will take the lead on facilitating pathways and having conversations with potential new clients, delivering our strategy for growth in sales to private clients.
This role reports directly to the owner of the Company.
The responsibilities of the role include:
Sales and Business Development
In line with the company’s three-year strategic plan which outlines key opportunities for growth, define and deliver a sales and marketing strategy, creating pathways to secure new clients in our target countries worldwide.
Plan, implement and manage a program of networking, online and in person events, to facilitate growth in new client numbers. Research, plan and deliver company representation at in-person and online events in both the UK and overseas, as a route to direct conversations with potential new clients.
The right candidate must have:
Proven success delivering growth in international business within the private education sector, or within a similar industry serving high-net worth private clients.
A good range of contacts within the private client sector, and/or ideas on how and where to build new ones.
Empathy and an ability to engage with parents, building trust.
A good head for business, understanding commercial and budget targets with a drive to meet strategic plans for profitable growth.
Reliable with strong communication skills both written and verbal, as well as good understanding of cultural differences.
Trustworthy, motivated and able to work effectively from home, with good line management skills and the ambition to lead a team in the future.
Highly competent IT skills and familiarity with using CRM systems, ideally HubSpot, as well as Sharepoint, Teams and Microsoft 365.
A full and clean UK driving license is essential. A British passport and the ability to travel overseas where and when necessary.
Working schedule: This is a full-time role Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm. Although the role is home based, it is anticipated that at least two days a week on average you will be away from your desk, meeting and finding new clients. There will be a requirement to attend some team meetings online, some at a central location in the UK, or some at the office in North Yorkshire. Overseas travel will be required.
Salary £36,000 per annum. KPI bonus (Linked to strategic growth targets).
Annual leave – 25 days per annum plus 8 UK bank holidays, including any time between Christmas and New Year when the office may be closed. Pension via NEST Scheme.
To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to David Marx (Director) using the email address email@example.com
You can read more about us and our Company ethos here, https://www.independenteducationconsultants.co.uk/who-we-are
Closing date for applications is 17th November 2023.