Business Development Manager, £35k (+ bonus/commission) at

Job title: Business Development Manager, £35k (+ bonus/commission) at

Company: Thompson & Terry

Job description: Position: Business Development Manager

Location: Thatcham (RG19)

Salary: £35,000 basic (+ commission/bonus)

Hours: 37 hours worked Monday – Friday (hybrid)

Experience: Business Development, Lead Generation, Account Management, Sales, B2B, Education, Apprenticeships, Training, Relationship Building

The Opportunity

Thompson & Terry Recruitment are working with an innovative training and apprenticeship provider based in Thatcham, who are looking to recruit an ambitious and confident Business Development Manager, to join their growing team.

As Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for using LinkedIn and other platforms to approach employers (new business) but also engage with their staff to encourage them to enrol into the training opportunities.

The successful Business Development Manager, will work closely alongside the Account Management team to provide a streamlined experience from initial contact to encourage ongoing relationships.

This role would be well suited to a candidate with previous B2B sales experience within the training/apprenticeship space or indeed a comparable sector. Thompson & Terry Recruitment’s client are really looking for a candidate who is commercially aware, highly organised and motivated to grow with the business, whilst providing a professional and collaborative experience to every business that you work with.

This role is an amazing opportunity for an enthusiastic, driven and intelligent professional who is looking to take the next step in their sales career within a company that provide a genuine career path, the opportunity for fantastic professional development, and unlimited access to their training courses too.

The Company

Our client are a well-established and highly respected national training and apprenticeship provider, who are looking to recruit a forward-thinking Business Development Manager to join their team.

Our client is proud of the relationships they hold with their really impressive and varied client base, many of which are huge well-known brands. Whilst the vacancy is mainly new business focused, our client really encourage shared learning and collaboration across the commercial team and wider business, therefore they are very confident their existing case studies will aid new business.

In exchange for your hard work, our client also rewards their staff with hybrid working opportunities, a strong bonus scheme, 25 days holiday (+bank holidays), unlimited access to their training courses and a generous contributory pension scheme.


  • Driven to sell and exceed targets but with the view to building long-term relationships at the heart of everything you do
  • Excellent telephone manner and fantastic verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong attention to detail and highly organised
  • Previous experience selling B2B, preferably within the training/apprenticeship sector
  • A real team player, who is commercially aware

Thompson & Terry Ltd, trading as Thompson & Terry Recruitment ( are an Abingdon based recruitment agency specialising in placing candidates into jobs in Oxford and across Oxfordshire. We typically source candidates for Sales, Marketing and office administration jobs. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, gender, age or sex.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

Expected salary: £35000 per year

Location: Thatcham, Berkshire

Job date: Wed, 21 Jun 2023 23:33:44 GMT

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