Account Manager / Business Development ??? Apprenticeships

25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
KM Recruitment is a specialist UK wide recruiter for the Work Based Learning and Welfare to Work sectors.

Job Title: Account Manager / Business Development - Apprenticeships / Commercial

Location: South East of England - Must be flexible with travel

Salary: GBP25,000 - GBP30,000 + Uncapped Bonus

Package: Excellent Holiday Entitlement, Mileage, Pension + Much More!

Type: Full Time, Permanent

KM are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of a rapidly expanding private Training Organisation who are looking to appoint an Account Manager to maximise current employer accounts and develop new business across the South East of England.

Key Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain relationships with existing Employer Accounts to maximise all opportunities by promoting our clients full training provision (Apprenticeship, Commercial and Bespoke Training)
- Identify and engage with existing and new employers via cold calling, meetings, presentations and events to promote our clients wide range of Training programmes to secure new employer accounts
- Produce and deliver sales propositions / presentations to secure new employer accounts
- Deliver advice and support to employers about the Apprenticeship Levy and future funding reforms
- Cross sell other products, seizing all opportunities to offer clients a well-rounded service
- Promoting the benefits of undertaking training to employers- overcoming barriers and giving advice and guidance to the most suitable avenue
- Undertake Organisational Needs Analysis and design / develop training programmes to match employer`s needs
- Maintaining own knowledge of policy changes, funding changes and relevant business expectations
- Keep up to date with competitor`s strengths and weaknesses, evaluating the market and scoping out new opportunities
- Work with senior management in order to meet your target and growth plan for the area.
- Report sales data and forecasts on a regular basis
- Prepare and present sales proposals and pitches to convert business opportunities as and when required
- Complete the necessary checks on employers to ensure suitability for training and / or recruitment

Essential Criteria:

- Experience of working within a similar Business Development / Account Manager role within the training industry / SFA / WBL
- Experience of developing relationships, influencing and negotiating with Employers to secure new business
- Experience of developing and implementing Account Management strategies, systems and processes
- Exceptional sales, marketing and networking skills
- Time management and organisational skills
- Full, clean driving licence and use of a vehicle
- Must be flexible with travel

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