Sales and Business Development Manager

Keynsham, Bristol
£27,000 - £30,000 per annum DOE
27 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

WMAT Trading Ltd

Sales and Business Development Manager

Start: ASAP

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum DOE

Location: Based at one of our WMAT Schools (to be confirmed)

Term: Full-time 40 hours, Permanent, All Year Round

Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is at an exciting stage in its development. The Trust has grown to 13 schools with ambition for further growth and is a truly inclusive provider of 3-19 education in Bristol and Bath.

The Trust has set up a subsidiary trading company (WMAT Trading Ltd) to manage its traded services, in particular the activities of the two sports centres, located at Wellsway School and Sir Bernard Lovell Academy, catering services, childcare provision and sports delivery services. We are now looking for an experienced Sales & Business Development Manager to lead and deliver current and new business opportunities within this important part of the Trust.

You may have a background in sales management, sports and leisure management or your experience may have been gained in a different sector.

You will however possess sales and commercial management skills, an entrepreneurial flair and hold a track record of delivering sales KPI’s in a commercial environment.

The successful candidate will be able to balance strong networking skills with a drive and ability to attract new business within a busy marketplace, and will be instrumental in unlocking the potential from a wide range of potential commercial opportunities with the Trust and its schools. For the right person, this is a unique opportunity to work with a leading education provider and ultimately make a real difference to the communities we serve.

In return we offer:

  • A supportive and enthusiastic staff team
  • A trading company committed to excellence that values staff and young people
  • A full and varied CPD programme
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across our multi academy trust

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Closing date for applications is 11:59pm Sunday 8th August 2021

Interviews to be held soon thereafter.

Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process.

For this post, prior to appointment Wellsway Multi Academy Trust will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.