Business Development Manager

Plymouth, Devon
£28,500 to £31,000 DOE
16 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager
£28,500 to £31,000 depending upon experience 
Ref: UP0009

This is an exciting opportunity to join the teams delivering the 3 Innovation Centres in Cornwall.  These are delivered by University of Plymouth  on behalf of Cornwall Council and offer high quality, flexible office accommodation to facilitate the development of innovative, growth focused and knowledge based businesses.

Applications are invited for a Business Development Manager to lead on the delivery and development of an effective and flexible business development service to ensure the efficient operation of the Cornish Innovation Centres whilst engaging with clients to support their development journeys. This role will be based at one of the Centres but requiring travel across all the Cornwall Innovation Centres.

Under the guidance of the Cornwall Innovation Centres Manager and as a member of the team, you are responsible for seeking out, delivering and the continuous development of a customer focused, cost effective and efficient set of marketing and client acquisition activities for the centres.  Co-ordinating the existing lines of enquiry and potential parties interested in further services from the Centres, to ensure clear lines of communication and response.  You will be responsible for agreeing clear messaging to identified markets, ensuring that a pipeline of client enquiries is developed. This will use a mix of marketing and communication tools ranging from social media through to attendance at events and networking opportunities.

This is a full-time post, employed by UoPEL, working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.  As UoPEL is a subsidiary of the University of Plymouth, please note that there are separate terms and conditions for entitlements and benefits, including a different pension provider.

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Closing date:  12midnight,  Tuesday 28 February 2017 

Anticipated Interview date: Tuesday 7 or Wednesday 8 March 2017
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