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Business Development Executive - Essex, East Sussex, Kent

Posted on 2022-07-29


Essex, United Kingdom
Job Description

Twin Group UK has a number of pre and post employment contracts and programmes which require active employer engagement, to support employers to upskill their workforce with fully funded qualifications.

We are currently recruiting for a sales professional to support the business in meeting its employer engagement targets and outcomes. You will report to the SSW Delivery Manager and be working specifically on our SSW (Skills Support for the Workforce Contract) to engage with employers and recruit for learners to join our Leadership Academies and online qualifications. You will be responsible for new business generation and managing key employer accounts, working with both internal and external stakeholders to maximise opportunities for the business. Your role will be to secure SME business and promote our training packages, which consist of fully funded qualifications for staff members.

Contract Type: Permanent

The post holder will be required to …

Be homebased but with the ability to travel to meet with employers, attend recruitment/employer events and business meetings across the counties when required. We cover Essex, Kent and East Sussex. You can be based in any of these regions but will be expected to travel across all of them as required.
 Realising the businesses employer engagement strategy by selling Twin services to new employers for all areas of employer led provision in the business.
 Engaging with colleagues across the business to utilise local employer networks, to support the delivery of employment, work experience and Apprenticeship targets.
 Producing regular reports for the ESF Performance Manager, providing a summary of employer engagement including the number of new employers, partnerships established and reporting against agreed KPIs.
 Generating and managing a strong prospect pipeline: identifying, developing, and
securing employer partnerships with substantial long-term potential. Rapidly developing effective relationships with key employers, developing new business leads and identifying opportunities for effective promotion of all Twin Programmes.
 Meet monthly KPIs for both business engagement and income generation.
 Be in regular contact with your allocated accounts, ensuring contact & visibility on a regular basis and to encourage wider sales opportunities and provide information & advice to employers on the funded offers provided by Twin.
 Utilising marketing materials and business resources provided to ensure compelling communications when engaging new employers and build close working relationships with various stakeholders, internally & externally
You will need to display the following personal attributes:
 Strong organisational skills: with demonstrable capability in multiple task management and evidence of success in delivering clear outcomes to agreed timescales, deadlines, and budgets.
 Ability to work effectively within teams and on own initiative.
You will have:
 Experience in identifying and bringing in new relationships/business with an evidenced track record of converting employer engagement into business growth.
 A sales focused mindset, with an ethical approach to new business development.
 Previous experience working within the welfare to work and training industry, ideally from within a training provider.

Ability to complete TNA paperwork and all necessary contract information to meet compliance requirements

 Knowledge and application of Safeguarding Requirements

What we can offer you:
 £27,000 - £30,000pa dependant on experience
 A benefits package including, techsave schemes and PerkBox
Please apply in writing to Rae McCarty, ESFA Performance Manager, including your covering letter and CV. Applicants without a covering letter, will not be considered.

The successful candidate must be able to work in the UK.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £27,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

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