Business Development Officer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website FieldStudiesC Field Studies Council

Outdoor Education Charity

Business Development Officer

Based at FSC Central Services (Shrewsbury, Shropshire) or an FSC Learning Location for details click here – https://www.field-studies-council.org/centres/

£23,045 – £26,299  per annum

Full Time, Permanent

Field Studies Council is one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC).

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Officer who will Support FSC colleagues in researching and developing potential new areas of business

Working under the direction of the Business Development Manager and in line with FSC’s new business strategy, this is a key operational role which will have day-to-day responsibility for business development, identifying new opportunities for growth in both new and existing markets; designing attractive products to take to the intended market; undertaking sales activity to boost the occupancy and financial returns delivered in each of the FSC’s locations.

Due to the nature of the role you will be required to travel to our various locations as well as other venues across the UK.  This may occasionally be abroad therefore involving some overnight stays.

To be successful in this key role you will have experience in a similar Business Development role, a successful track record of achieving sales growth in both B2C and B2B markets. Candidates should have experience of developing and adjusting products based on the analysis of competitors products, sales performance, and customer feedback and an understanding of the specialist leisure travel and hospitality industry in the UK

A positive attitude to new business generation and Strong interpersonal skills, and a good instinct for business are essential to the position. You will have an interest in and an understanding of the charity and commercial market.

We want to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment, so that they can enjoy the benefits it gives and makes choices that help protect it – especially now when our planet is facing issues such as climate change and loss of biodiversity.

As an Investors in People charity, we realise that to achieve our vision we need diverse teams of staff who have a wide range of skills, a real passion for the work of the charity and a pride in their role within it. No matter what role you perform at the FSC, everyone can make a difference and every role is vital to delivering our mission and vision…if this inspires you, we would love to hear from you.

Closing Date: Monday February 1st 2021

Interviews to be arranged thereafter.

Application Method – Please send a CV and Cover letter to recruitment@field-studies-council.org explaining fully why your skills and experience match this role.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@field-studies-council.org.