Business Development Manager

Type: Apprentice
Region: North East

KM Recruitment is a specialist UK wide recruiter for the Skills & Employability sectors.


Job Title: 

Business Development Manager (Apprenticeships)



Home / field based - Must be flexible with travel 


 35,000 + Bonus, with an opportunity to increase base salary following successful 6-month probation period.


 Full-time, Permanent

Essential Criteria: 

  • The successful Business Development Manager will have proven experience of developing new business with SMEs and Levy employers for Apprenticeship starts.
  • Exceptional communication skills, with the desire and drive to succeed. 
  • Strong CV that shows longevity as a BDM. 
  • Ability to understand Apprenticeship funding criteria and give advice on Levy spending.
  • Proven experience of generating own employer leads, negotiating / winning, and closing new business. 
  • Experience of working towards and achieving targets. 
  • Full, clean driving licence and use of a vehicle. 
  • Must be flexible with travel (as and when required)

The Role: 

  • Proactively identify and engage with businesses, to promote our client’s offering of Apprenticeship qualifications.
  • Working in a consultative way, to create new business and develop existing business relationships.
  • Working towards and achieving targets linked to growth and revenue.
  • Attend meetings with decision makers to discuss their training and recruitment needs.
  • Give advice and support to employers regarding the Apprenticeship Levy and future funding reforms.
  • Undertake Organisational Needs Analysis and design / develop training plans to meet employers needs.
  • Keep up to date with competitors strengths and weaknesses, evaluating the market and scoping out new opportunities.
  • Report sales data and forecasts on a regular basis and meet month end sales deadlines.
  • Cross sell other products, seizing all opportunities to offer clients a well-rounded service.

Please note:KM Recruitment receive a high number of applications for each role advertised and although we would like to, we are not always able to deliver feedback to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest and keep an eye on our website for future opportunities.

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