Business Development Officer

Job type Blackburn College
Contract Type Permanent
Positions Available 1
Closing Date 24-05-2018
Salary £25,727 per annum
Reference Code 2343
Hours Per Week 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum
Interview Date 12-06-2018
Job Description


Business Development Officer

£25,727 full time 37 hours per week

32 Days Leave, Defined Benefit Pension Scheme

As Business Development Officer within the Commercial and Business Development Team you will support the development and growth of the College’s Apprenticeship provision, including Higher Level and Degree Level Apprenticeships. Through developing productive relationships with the business community you will secure delivery contracts, supporting the achievement of ambitious income targets. You will generate business leads and work with curriculum colleagues to promote their employer led training. You will carry out sales appointments with employers and conduct training needs analysis to enable curriculum colleagues to develop provision to meet need. You will also track and report on Apprenticeship and work based learning activity.

With a minimum level 3 qualification in a business related subject you will have up to date knowledge of apprenticeship including apprenticeship reforms and introduction of new standards and relevant experience of working in a training and development environment or similar Business Development role. You must have experience of working in a target driven sales or marketing environment. You will be a team player who can also work on your own initiative to achieve deadlines.

As an individual you will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to creating a diverse workforce.

For an informal discussion regarding the job role please contact Claire Shore on extension 01254 292551 or email

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5pm, Thursday 24 May 2018

Candidates successful at the shortlisting stage will be invited to attend an interview on Tuesday 12 June 2018



2343 Business Dev. Officer - Job Description.doc

Person Specification

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2343 Business Dev. Officer - TSP.doc

How To Apply

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