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67-83 Norfolk St


L1 0BG

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Business Development Manager – Niche industry

Business Development Manager – Niche industry

Are you ready to play a pivotal role in driving growth and success for the Fashion Retail Academy? We’re on the lookout for a dynamic individual to join us in generating leads, cultivating partnerships, and expanding our apprenticeship and commercial programs. If you’re armed with commercial acumen, business development skills, and a deep understanding of learning and development landscapes, then this role is perfect for you!

What will you do?

  • Identify and capitalize on new commercial training opportunities across various industries.
  • Forge strong client relationships to ensure satisfaction and retention.
  • Maintain a robust CRM system to track performance and deliver on KPI targets.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to fulfill client requests and achieve objectives.

But wait, there’s more! Here’s what else you’ll be responsible for:

  • Crafting and executing a comprehensive business development strategy to drive growth across all sectors.
  • Expanding our network of partnerships and seizing new business opportunities.
  • Generating leads and fostering relationships with prospective clients to exceed annual KPIs.
  • Developing strategic account plans to boost growth and profitability.
  • Providing regular reports on performance metrics to drive decision-making.
  • Elevating Fashion Retail Academy’s visibility through events, conferences, and networking.
  • Collaborating with the marketing team to ensure cohesive brand communication.
  • Managing cost center budgets within agreed parameters.

In addition to all that, you’ll:

  • Cultivate and maintain strong client relationships, ensuring high satisfaction levels.
  • Collaborate with team members to retain existing accounts and optimize business opportunities.
  • Lead the development of compelling proposals and presentations for potential clients.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and competitor activities through in-depth market research.
  • Lead and inspire the business development team, fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Champion continuous improvement and own professional development.

Are you the right fit?

If you possess:

  • Knowledge of business development, account management, and consultancy selling.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams and achieving revenue targets.
  • Strong relationship-building, strategic thinking, and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication and analytical abilities.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • A continuous improvement mindset and a proactive approach.

Then we want to hear from you!

Join us in shaping the future of Fashion Retail Academy and making a real impact in the industry. Apply now and let’s embark on this exciting journey together!

Apply here: If this role is of interest to you, please express your interest by completing the form and uploading your CV.

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