Business Development Consultant

Anglia Ruskin University - Administrative

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About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

We're seeking a motivated and committed Business Development professional to expand our business offer in exciting new areas. Joining the established and successful Degrees at Work team, you’ll work with a portfolio of high quality Higher Education courses, identifying new sales opportunities, and securing business with employers. You’ll liaise closely with our Skills Development Consultants, Marketing and Business Operations teams to ensure targets are met and our clients enjoy an excellent service throughout their engagement with our University.

You’ll be joining a highly motivated team who are passionate about the unique service they offer, and who believe in providing practical learning solutions to benefit organisations and individuals.

With a degree or relevant professional qualification, you’ll be a motivated individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with people at different levels and in a wide range of sectors. You’ll have a proven track record of working to targets, closing sales negotiations, and generating income in a business-to-business context. You’ll be an excellent team player and problem-solver, with the capacity for identifying new opportunities and following activities through. You’ll also be committed to maintaining accurate records to support our data capture and business development activities. You'll have experience of success in a target-driven sales role and of working in a multi-disciplinary team, liaising and supporting others. You'll have key account management experience and of generating leads. Experience of working in Higher Education or a training environment would be an advantage but not essential.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 1 January 2018.

For any queries about the role, please contact Tom Taylor, Head of Degrees at Work at

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

Guidance Notes:

For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification below. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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