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Job no: 498262
Work type: Fixed Term Contract
Location: Dublin
Categories: Business Development/ Sales

We’re currently looking for a Business Development Executive on a full time, fixed term contract basis until the end of March 2019.  This position is based in our Dublin office and carries a remit across both the UK and Ireland.

As Business Development Executive you will play an essential role in ensuring recruitment, conversion and retention of ACCA students through to membership by developing commercially focused business relationships with Employers in the UK and Ireland. 


The Job

On a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Collaborating with the Head of Business Development and Business Development Managers to enhance the relationship with ACCA employers and learning partners and to ensure that ACCA’s key outcomes to attract and develop our student base is achieved
  • Supporting market sales plans through the development and management of highly effective employer relationships
  • Representing ACCA at webinars and student events, delivering presentations to students, approved learning providers and employers
  • Providing a direct point of contact for everyday queries relating to the agreement and resolution of tactical issues received from employers
  • Encouraging employers to work with ACCA, acting as a source of expertise and promoting the qualification and accountancy profession


The Person

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has previous experience or an interest in developing a career in sales/business development
  • Has experience of identifying and acting on opportunities to continually improve the customer experience
  • Has excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills with the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers both verbally and writing
  • Has the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines whilst dealing with competing priorities
  • Has demonstrable problem solving techniques to overcome challenges and make informed decisions based on information available


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