Working for a company like NCC Education is a constant mix of hard work and fun. We have an excellent social committee who organise charity events and regular staff outings, meaning there is a real sense of belonging among all the staff.

Natalie Jewitt, Assessments Manager.

We have an amazing team of people working at NCC Education who are very helpful and supportive. It is exciting to see centres grow and to be able to help people develop. It is also enriching meeting people of different cultures and nationalities.

Bev O'Donovan, Senior Academic Support Manager.

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Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Please Note: This vacancy expired on 30/04/2014

Business Development Executive - Europe

Sales - Didsbury, Manchester

Term: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: up to £20,000
Closing Date: 30/04/2014
Reference Number: UK0314BDE

An exciting opportunity is available for a Business Development Executive to join our Company. Based from our Head Office in Didsbury, Manchester the successful Business Development Executive will earn up to £20,000, depending on experience.

The role of the Business Development Executive is to maintain an excellent standard of communication between the Company and both current and potential customers. Reporting to the Regional Manager your key duties will include but not be limited to:

Profile target partners to support the preparation of prospecting activities, identify suspects, build and maintain a database of key contacts

  • Maintain information of in-country government and MoE requirements, as defined by the Regional Manager
  • Conduct competitive market research to support regional sales activities
  • Responsible for prospecting target partners within the region, to include cold calling, lead qualification
  • Route and assign qualified leads to Regional Manager for future action
  • Work with the appropriate head office teams and ensure that the correct processes are followed with regard to new contracts and the setting up of new centres on internal systems
  • In conjunction with the Finance Department resolve invoicing queries that require input from the Regional Manager
  • Liaise with the Academic function and assist new centres in preparing paperwork for accreditation
  • Deal with assigned sales activities, as determined by the Regional Manager, to grow business with existing centres (new products and increase student numbers etc.)
  • Provide support to the Regional Manager for the creation of ad-hoc sales presentations and proposal documentation

Main Duties

The successful Business Development Manager will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualification desirable
  • Experience of face to face selling/telesales/prospecting, ideally in a B2B environment
  • Experience in working to set targets and focused on delivering results with the ability to consistently follow processes
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) as well as search engines and how to research/prospect using the internet
  • Additional European language skills desirable (Spanish or Portuguese)
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organisation skills
  • Possess a confident, professional and effective telephone manner with the ability to converse with senior decision makers and key influencers with ease
  • Excellent written communications skills, able to articulate a sales proposition and interact professionally and effectively via all mediums
  • Detail oriented and able to analyse information and data and draw conclusions
  • Able to operate under own initiative, identify and resolve problems, seek advice and management decisions as needed
  • Internal and external customer focus, able to develop and build respectful relationships through effective team working
  • Adaptable with Interpersonal Awareness


If you are interested in the Business Development Executive vacancy please send your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@nccedu.com, explaining why you believe you are suitable for the position.


Closing date for applications - 30/04/2014