At GB MET, we believe it is our job to celebrate ambition, unlock potential and transform lives, in an environment that is dedicated to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and which prioritises the wellbeing of both staff and students.

The College is in an exciting stage of its journey to achieve its vision of being an exceptional provider of technical, vocational and professional education. An internal reorganisation has created a range of new and fulfilling opportunities for different levels of experience and subject expertise. If you have a passion for education, this role is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant and creative community and help us to take the next step.

Business Development Advisor

Job Type
Job Category
Business Development, Sales
Employment Basis
Northbrook, Broadwater Campus
Salary Range
9,629 per annum (Incremental range 19,258 - 21,001 pro rata pa)
Closing Date
Post No

Job Description

18.5 hour per week

Based at our Broadwater Campus

We are looking to appoint a Business Development Advisor to support the Business Development team’s sales targets in respect of all lines of business by adopting a range of communication methods including, but not exclusively, website or telephone enquiries, online networking and marketing activities.

The post holder will provide a day-to-day business and/or employer liaison service, providing support to the Business Development Lead and be the client’s first point of contact via inbound calls.

The post holder will develop, promote, generate income and sell a range of quality learning, development and other employer-related services including Apprenticeships, Professional (full and part-time) courses and funded distance learning courses. To also support, a responsive and effective service to the college’s external customers in relation to the lettings of its premises across all sites to ensure the required annual income target is met.

You a required to have significant previous customer service experience preferably within a sales (team) and/or business development environment, experience of communicating and presenting to corporate decision makers and hold sound understanding of Apprenticeships, compliance, ESFA funding and of the college’s FE offers.

You should have the ability to build strong and lasting business relationships, have excellent planning, organisation and prioritising skills and work well under pressure.

You should have a good level of education to at least level 2 (5 GCSEs) or level 3 (A-levels)

Interviews will be held on 24 January 2022.

For further details of this role please click on the Job Description above.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications and you must complete our online application form to be considered for this position.


The college is committed to the safeguarding of learners and vulnerable adults and promotes the welfare of all students and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check and any overseas checks where necessary.

The college is a Disability Confident employer and promotes diversity and inclusion.

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