• Location: Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 5BF
  • Subject: Junior Business Development Consultant
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £21,426 - £23,327
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 14 June, 2021 12:00 PM
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Business Development - Full-Time - Permanent

Business Development - Full-Time - Permanent

Cardiff and Vale College
Job Title: Junior Business Development Consultant

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,426 - £23,327 per annum

Location: Cardiff and the Vale

Cardiff and Vale College are looking for a Junior Business Development Consultant based within our City Centre Campus but with the expectation to cover other campuses as and when needed.

The successful candidate for the post will be responsible for developing and handling relationships with customers remotely including:

- Inbound and outbound business client calls

- Providing sales proposals or information

- Direct Sales

- Setting and attending appointments with the Employer Solutions Team

- Collecting and inputting Account and Labour Market Information into the CRM system.

The successful applicant will be educated to a good standard with five GCSE’s (A* - C) including Maths and English. Previous experience of working within a high performance sales environment to targets is key to the role and the ability to deliver results through inbound and outbound sales calls being essential. Successful working knowledge and experience of business lead generation is important with the ideal candidate possessing excellent business communication skills in order to develop rapport with clients both over the phone and in person, and the ability to position the College’s value proposition effectively.

Further information regarding the role, the person specification and job competencies is contained in the job description.

Applications are to be made using the Cardiff and Vale College application form only. CV applications are not accepted.

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 14th June at 12:00PM. Interviews to be held on 21st June.


• Good general education
(5 GCSEs or equivalent)

• Exceptional customer service and relationship building skills
• Ability to organise, prioritise and manage own workload
• Business development skills, including lead generation and objection handling
• Excellent level of written and spoken business English
• Intermediate / advanced level IT user, including CRM, Word and Excel
• Understanding of basic marketing principles
• Experience of using PowerPoint

Work Experience
• Proven ability to deliver results through inbound or outbound telephone based business development.
• Experience of working in a KPI (key performance indicator) environment.
• Experience of face to face business development and networking.

Interpersonal Skills
• Exceptional rapport building and communication skills, both over the phone and in person
• Ability to manage own time and targets
• Highly motivated and resilient
• Professionally presented in written work, phone manner and personal presentation
• Ability to demonstrate accuracy, organisation and working with attention to detail
• Ability to demonstrate flexibility and creativity
• Ability to work unsupervised and demonstrate a proactive approach to tasks
• Ability to develop commercial acumen

4. Additional Requirements

4.1 Have a commitment to continuous quality improvement.

4.2 Have an understanding of, and a commitment to, equality of opportunities.

4.3 A flexible approach including cross campus working.

4.4 The ability to speak Welsh or willingness to learn (desirable)

4.5 Car owner/driver (desirable)