Business Development Officer

  • £24000 - £28000 per annum + work 9 days in every 10!
  • Malton, North Yorkshire
  • Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Officer to join a well-established, successful, not-for-profit independent training provider of Apprenticeships in Leadership and Engineering within North Yorkshire.

This role is a key part of the company's growth strategy involving generating new business through cold calling, marketing and networking. With a background in sales and marketing, you will be determined and tenacious to achieve results to support the growth of the business. You will work towards collectively achieving the teams objectives and everyone works collaboratively to achieve the goals with full induction, training and support.

This is a full-time, permanent role, based on-site in Malton, North Yorkshire. This client offers a great working pattern of a 9 day every fortnight arrangement, meaning you get two long weekends off work a month, which is in addition to your annual leave.


  • Salary £24,000 - £28,000pa based in a 9-day fortnight work pattern.
  • 27 days annual leave a year, plus an additional birthday day.
  • Opportunity to lead and develop a high-performing team.
  • Play a key role in shaping the company's operational success.
  • Thrive in an ethical and dynamic environment.

The Role:

Reporting into the Business Support Manager, you will be part of a team of three. The Business Support Officer is an operational post that leads on the day-to-day sales and marketing delivery and supports all business functions of the company. You will be meeting with clients and representing the business, collaborating with stakeholders at all levels which requires a professional and confident, clear communicator.

Key duties include:

  • Collaborate with the Business Support Manager to set and drive the marketing direction of the company.
  • Lead on sales & promotional activity for the Company.
  • Be responsible for liaison with employers in relation to commercial and apprenticeship programmes.
  • Completion of apprenticeship sign up processes.
  • Coordinate all learner voice activities.
  • All other general business activities.

Experience required:

  • A proven track record of working within a sales and marketing role
  • Self-motivated and a tenacious personality
  • A confident communicator who is comfortable with cold calling and face to face business development
  • Creativity to support the marketing and promotion of the services you are up-selling
  • Good teamworking skills to work collaboratively to reach the goals
  • An interest in supporting learners and the education sector
  • The role is predominantly office based, with a requirement to travel within the region.
  • It is essential that you need to be a car driver / owner and an enhanced DBS check will be processed.

Interview process:

Two stage - 1st stage is more informal to discuss the opportunity and your experience, 2nd stage is a formal competency-based interview.

Application process:

If you feel you have the right experience, please submit your CV. If your CV reflects this experience, a member of the TPP team will be in touch within 3 working days. If you do not hear back from us within 3 working days, then unfortunately you haven't been short-listed on this occasion.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.

Siobhan Najeeb Business Manager

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  • 020 7198 6000
  • TPP Recruitment, Northern & Shell Building, 4th Floor, 10 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6AF