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International Business Development Officer

International Business Development Officer

Chichester College


  • Expired
£24,691 per annum & Unlimited Performance Related Pay
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
10 December 2017

Job overview

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year  

Chichester College, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015 and is a market leader in international student education, offering a range of academic and English Language courses to meet the needs of students worldwide.  

The Role  

This is an international role. Your territory will span continents rather than countries. As an International Business Development Officer, you will need to be pro active at establishing new business relationships whilst maintaining our established client base.  

Key tasks include:  

• Actively working with clients to sell our range of Academic and English Language programmes. 

• Travelling internationally and domestically to meet with clients, attend exhibitions and industry events. 

• Looking after your clients students to ensure ethical recruitment, maximum success and maximum enjoyment.

 • Independently develop sales and marketing strategies for your markets and contribute to the overall international sales strategy of the College.

 • To earn unlimited performance related bonuses as part of a dynamic sales team.  

The Candidate  

You will have a network of international contacts/agents and international market experience to draw upon.  A degree and recent experience of student recruitment and responsibility of overseas markets are essential.  

Key attributes we are looking for are:  

• Someone who is proud to be a sales professional and likes being rewarded for their effort.

• Someone who will treat their markets like their own business. 

• A self starter, who can work independently and make key decisions. 

• Be well travelled, globally minded, culturally sensitive and socially aware. 

• Be confident with effective presentation, communication and networking skills and a presence that will be noticed in an exhibition hall of 15,000 people and be someone people will want to meet.  

You have just read a job advert that is actually as exciting as it sounds. Join our new team of internationally minded sales professionals and take your sales career global!  

Closing date: 4 January 2018 

Interview date: TBC

To apply, visit or call Human Resources on 01243 537687 quoting reference HR4796.  

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which may include a check of the barred lists and any relevant overseas checks.  

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role.   

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Chichester College

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+44 1243 786321

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Chichester College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, general further education college situated in West Sussex. It is a 16-plus institution with two main sites in Chichester and Pulborough, plus further outreach centres in Bognor Regis, Littlehampton and Worthing. It has links to local employers, most of a small to medium size. 

Chichester College of Arts, Science and Technology, as it was formerly known, opened in 1964. Chichester College has been offering work-based training since 1996. It has approximately 10,897 part-time learners and 3,732 full-time students.


Shelagh Legrave OBE

Values and vision

The Chichester College goal is to “change lives through learning”. It seeks to provide its students with the most relevant education, which will give them the greatest chance of success in the modern job market. The college is a friendly place that allows all students to be themselves, while challenging them to succeed to their highest ability.

Ofsted report

“The extremely well-managed, highly successful and very large work-based learning provision enables significant numbers of learners training in the workplace to achieve their qualifications and to acquire very good technical skills and knowledge that have a notable impact on their job roles at work. The very high standards of assessment practice, meticulous progress reviews and excellent support provided by assessors are particularly influential in ensuring that a very high proportion of learners complete their training within the planned timescales. Learners achieve very high standards and succeed in gaining their qualifications as a result of inspirational teaching and learning.”

View Chichester College’s latest Ofsted report

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