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Business Development Consultant

Enterprise & Innovation - Commercial Services

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £27,098 to £33,229 per annum
Fixed Term
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 March 2023
Interview Date:  Wednesday 05 April 2023
Reference:  0627-22-R-R
Further details:    Job Description    

This is an amazing opportunity to work for a fantastic employer - The University of Sunderland as part of the North-East workforce skills programme are looking to appoint a talented Business Development advisor to support an exciting project.

This role will build and grow more businesses that access the European Social Fund (ESF) training into the MTC Training Company. Maintain existing client relationships successfully and build new relationships which lead to the uptake of ESF training; achieving specific targets of participation and revenue.

This role offers the right candidate:
•Generous holiday allowance of 39 days (incl. basic allowance of 26 days, plus an additional 5 days over the Christmas break and 8 bank holidays.
•Salary Progression (Annual Increments)
•Fantastic Pension (Local Government Pension scheme)
•Company laptop with MS Teams and Skype for Business communication tools
•Agile working philosophy
•Supportive and friendly team

MTC Training along with a number of other partners are supporting the delivery of this project through to December 2023 and this post is being part funded by the European Social Fund.

As a Business Development Consultant you will have:

Significant sales experience with a customer focussed approach
Knowledge of IT training/ training packages
Ability to communicate with potential customers effectively in all formats

For further information about this role please contact: Michelle Francis: 07748 334860

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The University of Sunderland has been awarded the Time/ Sunday Times University of the Year for Social Inclusion for 2021, follow the link below to see why!

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The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from the following groups as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. In addition, we are ‘happy to talk flexible working’.

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