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Business Development Consultant

Up to £25000 Plus Commission

Location: Huntingdon, Cambs

Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm

Salary: Up to £25'000 PA DOE + Commission

Based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, EPM is an award winning and accredited education services business with 25 years of expertise.

Our culture is unique and is based upon our motivated and passionate team. As a result, we encourage our employees to flourish and unleash their talent by building their confidence and providing them with the opportunities and support to empower them and realise their full potential. This is just one of the many reasons we were awarded ‘Employer of the Year’ at the Hunts Post Business Awards 2018.

With Avec partnership having recently joined the EPM Group we are looking for an established Business Development Consultant to support in this growth.

In this role you’ll be at the heart of helping us shape the newly formed Sales & Marketing Team. Responsible for ensuring we diligently track, respond and close every single new business opportunity, no matter the conclusion. This will be a varied role where you will get to develop new skills working closely with the Sales & Marketing Director and support the wider Sales & Marketing Team to convert all new business opportunities.

This is a consultative role where you will liaise with a diverse selection of customers and prospects in the education sector. Whilst you won’t have to develop new business from scratch you will have well developed sales skills, such as being able to think on your feet, being flexible in your approach, and having the professionalism and personality to influence key stakeholders. With a strong and growing portfolio of services and products to help our customers, you will enjoy a varied role, actively discussing service solutions with education stakeholders.

What we are looking for:-

  • Honesty, integrity and excellent relationship management
  • Track record of business to business sales experience
  • Track record of meeting targets, goals & KPIs
  • Experience of consultative selling over the phone
  • Well presented, professional, articulate with a consultative approach
  • A self-starter – able to act on own initiative with drive and determination
  • An understanding of the education market would be beneficial
  • An understanding of sales software would be beneficial

With extensive training and a structured career path, we also offer a flexible approach to working, and a very supportive working environment to help you be at your best, whilst supporting the growth of our business and improving services in schools across the country.