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Bauer Media
Manchester 0.76 miles
Package includes company car and potential bonus
Hits Radio Charity Manager - Maternity Cover
Manchester and Warrington Quakers
Manchester 0.21 miles
£24,214 per annum. £24,907 from 1st April 2020
Business Manager required to lead our team to deliver meeting/conference facilities at historic building in Manchester
TLC: Talk, Listen, Change
Manchester 2.42 miles
£30,507 per year
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Manchester, Greater Manchester
£36,000 - £40,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
This recruiter is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. So apply now!
Job description

Senior Business Development Manager, Manchester: 

Are you passionate about leadership and Manchester? Do you love meeting and engaging interesting people in all corners of Greater Manchester. If so, this could be the most challenging, but also most rewarding role you’ve ever had. Are you our next senior business development manager? 

Common Purpose, an international not-for-profit leadership development organization, runs programmes in over 100 cities worldwide offering participants the knowledge, skills and inspiration to cross boundaries, solve complex problems and become more active and engaged leaders in society. We have been running high-quality leadership development experiences for leaders in Manchester and the North West for almost 30 years. Our Meridian programme for senior leaders has just been awarded ‘Best Leadership Programme’ at the Northern Leadership Awards.

In the 2019, we have delivered the following in Manchester:

  • Two Meridian programmes for senior leaders 
  • Two streetwise mba programmes for emerging leaders
  • A study tour for 45 senior Commonwealth leaders as part of  CSCLeaders 
  • Customized work for the English Football League 
  • A Syrian Diaspora programme 
  • Bite-sized leadership learning workshops for the Co-operative Group’s LeadFest 
  • 30th Year Celebration events

We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious professional, who shares our values and is passionate about leadership development. You'll be working in the UK sales team, engaging new and existing customers, managing different projects and facilitating our programmes for emerging and senior leaders. 

This role of Senior Business Development Manager is a full-time permanent role based in Manchester for £36,000-£40,000 per annum. This isn’t a typical sales role with OTE and a company car. It’s much more nuanced – and rewarding - than that. You will meet some incredible leaders who are making a real difference across Greater Manchester, learn about their challenges as you facilitate our leadership programmes and connect and engage with our alumni.   

As Senior Business Development Manager you will:

  • Sell our open and customized programmes to a variety of customers, with particular focus on the private sector, meeting financial income targets.
  • Ensure that the Common Purpose image locally is high profile, independent and professional - marketing Common Purpose programmes and the campaign through a range of communication channels – including social media
  • Facilitate and chair our programmes to ensure the involvement of all participants and maximum impact
  • Manage multiple and diverse stakeholders, including our alumni, customers and programme contributors

You are:

  • Enterprising, energetic and curious
  • Able to generate high levels of income
  • Able to build sustainable relationships with senior leaders
  • Experienced in managing and prioritizing a high workload in a fast paced environment 
  • A confident presenter with experience of inspiring confidence in senior and diverse groups 
  • Able to work cross-culturally and be able to engage with people from different backgrounds and perspectives
  • Able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of local, national issues and current affairs, whilst steering an non-aligned path
  • Able and willing to travel to locations for short periods of time and at short notice
  • Confident and proficient in the use of MS Office 

What we are offering?

  • 25 days of annual leave + Christmas week (25/12-1/1)
  • Global organisation with multiple work experience exposure
  • Diverse culture, working with driven individuals who will support you at every stage of your learning journey with us
  • You will gain access to our materials, thought leadership and programmes
  • Well-established network of programme alumni, established customers and key supporter to build continued success upon.
  • Supportive environment with our internal training designed to upskill, develop and enhance your learning.
  • Working environment that values excellence
  • Full access 24/7 to e-learning (LinkedIn Learning)

Sounds interesting? Please send us your CV and cover letter telling us why you think you are the right person for this role.

Common Purpose is willing to consider candidates from any background provided they can demonstrate the relevance of their skills and experience. 

More about Common Purpose
Common Purpose

Common Purpose is a not-for-profit leadership development organization. Our objective is to develop leaders who can cross boundaries. A not-for... Read more

Posted on: 22 January 2020
Closing date: 21 February 2020
Tags: Training,Business Development
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