Business Development Manager - Apprenticeships

Ref No. EMP437315
Salary £26,000 - £29,800/annum
Location Crawley, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Do you have experience selling Apprenticeships? Are you looking for a new exciting role consulting local employers on their L&D and Apprenticeship strategy?


Apprenticeship sales, Recruitment sales, B2B sales, L&D Sales, Training Sales

The Job

Alderwood are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager - Apprenticeships, to engage with employers across north Sussex/south Surrey area selling a variety of Apprenticeship programs.

Candidates will have experience in either Apprenticeship sales or Recruitment sales.

Role responsibilities:

  • To manage self-generated leads and referred leads from other sources ensuring a high conversion rate.
  • To sell our products and services promoting all that we offer and deliver against the agreed target income levels as set within the annual business planning process.
  • To identify new market opportunities, bringing these insights back for product/service development and championing the development of products in allocated curriculum area.
  • To attend networking events and opportunities to promote our apprenticeships; including those held outside of core working hours such as early mornings, in the evenings or at weekends; at Business to Business (B2B) and careers fairs events.
  • To cold call and self-generate leads for new business via telephone or visits in accordance with and within the boundaries imposed by GDPR.
  • To measure impact and sell repeat business when training cycles in all accounts are near to completion.
  • To manage all aspects of the sales process for apprenticeship intake including employer engagement and liaison, apprentice recruitment and matching, agreement of intake in collaboration with curriculum and fulfilment of paperwork requirements.


  • Candidates will either have apprenticeships / L&D sales experience, or recruitment sales experience.
  • Knowledge of the local labour market
  • Experience selling in a consultative manner within a B2B environment.
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Salary & Benefits:

£27,000 - £29,820

27 days leave + bank holiday. (Christmas shutdown in addition to holiday entitlement)

On-going career progression and CPD opportunities

Employer contributory pension scheme.

Alderwood acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Alderwood and may assist with processing your application.

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