Home-based
£35,000 FTE pro rata per year
Permanent, Part-time, 22.5 hours per week
Job description

We are looking for an experienced Business Development and Relationship Manager who will join our small team responsible for generating new business and fostering long term relationships with our employer members and corporate clients.

Contract type: Permanent, part-time 

Working pattern: 22.5 hours/week. We are happy to talk flexible working!

Reports to: Head of Employer Services

Start date: April 2021

About the organisation

Working Families is the UK’s work-life balance organisation. Our mission is to remove the barriers that people with caring responsibilities face in the workplace and work with employers and policy makers to achieve that end.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Business Development and Relationship Manager who will join our small team responsible for generating new business and fostering long term relationships with our employer members and corporate clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify new business opportunities and markets

  • Create and convert a strong pipeline of new business opportunities ensuring sales targets and KPIs are met

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with organisations in order to ensure client retention and further business opportunities

  • Provide excellent customer service and manage the delivery of membership and client services

  • Keep abreast of industry developments and market trends

  • Participate in running a programme of virtual and face-to-face Working Families corporate events

  • Present, participate & network at external virtual and face-to-face events

General Responsibilities:

  • Participate, as appropriate, in staff forums and meetings

  • Adhere to Working Families’ policies and procedures

  • Carry out reasonable requests that are within the broad remit of the role

  • Help promote and maintain Working Families profile

Essential experience / skills /knowledge

  • At least 5 years’ experience working with businesses/organisations

  • A proven track record of success in business to business sales

  • Passionate about excellent client service with proactive, customer-centric attitude

  • Ability to cope with conflicting demands and prioritise tasks to meet strict KPIs

  • Commercially aware with good business acumen and financial awareness

  • Engaging and succinct writing skills, excellent oral communication, interpersonal skills and experience of using a CRM.

  • Proven experience of establishing rapport, credibility, and collaborative relationships with business customers, partners, and stakeholders

  • Success in working independently and as part of a team

  • Commitment to Working Families Objectives and Values (Collaborative, Practical, Inclusive, Driven)

Desirable qualifications and experience

  • Educated to degree level or with relevant experience in a new business development role

  • Good understanding of HR and equality, diversity and inclusion issues

Right to Work

Working Families is unable to sponsor work permits or visas. All candidates must have the right to work in the UK. 

Diversity

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

 

 

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Refreshed on: 12 March 2021
Closed date: 22 March 2021
Job ref: Business Development and Relationship Manager
Tags: Business Development

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