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Business Development Consultant

Sales and Marketing
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Are you an ambitious and highly motivated sales professional looking for a role in a dynamic and fast growing business?


GP Strategies, a market leading and award winning apprenticeship training provider, is recruiting for talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our growing sales team in Scotland.  


Candidates will be responsible for overseeing the complete sales process to attract new clients - from identifying and securing new business leads to managing key accounts.


While industry experience in not required, previous experience in a sales, recruitment, employer engagement or business development role is essential.




  • Identify new sales opportunities in designated market areas

  • Generate leads and engage with prospects

  • Build, manage and develop relationships with clients

  • Follow-up clients and respond to queries to assure continued satisfaction

  • Arrange and attend meetings with clients and prospects

  • Prepare reports on sales activities

  • Build local employer networks and maintain knowledge of the labour market


Skills and Experience


  • Industry experience is not essential – training and support will be provided

  • Sales orientated

  • Results driven

  • Self-motivated and resilient

  • Strong communication and influencing skills

  • Excellent telephone manner

  • This is a client facing role and will require travel across Scotland so a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential


Additional Benefits


  • Excellent rewards package

  • Company pension scheme

  • Laptop and mobile phone

  • Ongoing training support and progression opportunities



About GP Strategies

GP Strategies is one of the UK’s leading apprenticeships training providers, with a network of offices throughout the UK. The organisation has provided thousands of employers and young people with high quality training and apprenticeships for over 25 years and our success rates are amongst the highest in the country. The Scotland team specialises in IT, digital and business apprenticeships and training solutions.

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