Business Development Manager

Role: Business Development Manager

Location: Central London

  • Fantastic earning potential
  • Extensive Training/Induction Program
  • Inclusive and collaborative team culture

Founded in 2003, our client is the leading global community for board-level executives. We exist to provide our Members, who hail from Fortune 500 corporates through to private equity-backed businesses, with a safe, secure environment where they can develop further as leaders and, through access to the expertise and experiences of like-minded individuals, find the inspiration to improve organisational performance.

We are a fast-growing, agile company, constantly looking for solutions to deliver a high level of customer service to our members. Based in London, we have a growing international membership and have recently opened an office in Hong Kong . We take pride in delivering a personal, bespoke service to our members within a vibrant business community.

Due to continued growth, we are looking to appoint a senior Business Development Manager to help introduce our new product offering into the market. This position will be responsible for commercially developing and leveraging relationships both with C-Suite prospects and senior HR and L&D executives to increase key account penetration.

With a genuine interest in business, you will be intellectually curious, have the gravitas to speak credibly at the C-Suite level within large corporates and have a strong work ethic.


  • Strategically manage a complex sales process
  • Identify and target C-Level decisions makers in large firms
  • Create and present compelling proposals that outline the company suite of solutions and how this will deliver ROI to the client
  • Negotiate and close business while managing the client relationship throughout the sales and implementation process
  • Engage with and advise senior level executives across a broad spectrum of industries and functions
  • Liaise with the Relationship Managers to ensure a smooth handover of new members
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in in the Marketing and Advisory teams to develop the product offering


Why us?

  • Full support from management and investment in your professional growth
  • Extensive Training/Induction Program to ensure a solid foundation for success
  • A chance to impact the organisation, its service offering and success as a whole
  • Ability to attend and participate in events with decision-makers and Thought Leaders from some of the world’s pre-eminent companies, business schools and consultancies
  • Dynamic and supportive team culture

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Several years’ experience in a business development role or similar
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Advanced commercial negotiation and networking skills
  • Demonstrated experience building credibility with a senior-level client base
  • Proven ability to sell bespoke solutions into HRD or C-level executives of organisations
  • Commercially astute with the ability to analyse and research complex information
  • Proactive and able to develop the service offering
  • Ability to multi-task without compromising strong attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to influence at board level
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated and outcomes focused

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