Business Development Executive

Coventry University
December 05, 2022
Offerd Salary:£31,374 - £46,624
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Job title

Business Development Executive

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PeoplesFuture Limited (PFL)


£31,374 - £46,624 per annum



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Full time

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Professional Services



Job description

The Midlands' highest ranking modern university in the Guardian University Guide 2021, Coventry was also shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. People are taking notice of us, so there's never been a better time to join.

The Talent Team is dedicated to providing Coventry University Group students with inclusive support for successful graduate employment outcomes, tailored to individual needs and career aspirations, as an integral part of the student journey that will start at enrolment and continue beyond graduation.

The Business Development Team sits within the Talent Team to develop opportunities for students to have exposure to the workplace during their courses through a range of activities including employer input to curriculum design, guest speakers, company visits, “live” projects to solve real business problems and through internships or shorter periods of work experience.

Role Purpose:

The Business Development Executive will develop and manage a portfolio of employers and work closely with members of the internships team and Graduate Talent to ensure optimal matching of students and graduates to opportunities. In addition, the Business Development Executive will manage Business Development Senior Associate activity, allocating a caseload as appropriate to achieve targets.

Person Specification

  • Experience of working with employers in a target driven environment
  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification or experience
  • Experience of delivering excellent customer service
  • Ability to prioritise own workload under minimum supervision to meet deadlines
  • Negotiation, influencing and enabling skills necessary to ensure priorities are met
  • Project planning and implementation skills
  • Communicate and influence effectively in a way that builds successful relationships within teams and across teams
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