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Business Development Manager

Salary: c.£40,000 plus results-based bonus
Position: Full or Part Time (min 0.6) Fixed Term Contract September 2021 to July 2023
Location: Oxted, Surrey

Moor House School & College is a registered charity providing outstanding (Ofsted rated), life-changing education and therapy to students aged 7-19 with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), especially Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), helping them to achieve extraordinary outcomes.  Situated close to a mainline station with direct links to London, the school is located in a beautiful rural setting on the Kent and Surrey borders.

Business and Project Development Manager

Moor House Research and Training Institute

Full or Part Time (min 0.6) Fixed Term Contract September 2021 to July 2023

Competitive Salary c.£40,000 plus results-based bonus

The Moor House Research and Training Institute (MHRTI) is at the forefront of global research and training in the field of DLD and related disabilities.

MHRTI has developed certified training courses for Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and those working in the education sector based on its highly respected and peer-reviewed research. It also sells resources for professionals working with children with language disorders to improve their language (through the SHAPE CODINGTM system) and life skills (through the WHEEL OF INDEPENDENCE™ framework).

MHRTI is recruiting an experienced Business Development Manager to develop a strategy to increase our commercial activities and to help a far broader audience benefit from the proven therapies, tools and techniques used at Moor House with such successful outcomes. 

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the commercial activities of MHRTI including sales strategy and implementation;
  • Identify new project potential and related sales opportunities;
  • Drive sales and work with our in-house marketing resource to drive marketing activities to realise MHRTI commercial goals;
  • Build and leverage a strong network of potential educational and wider SEN sector relationships to identify, cultivate and close product sales opportunities;
  • Work with the MHRTI team to evolve the current commercial offering as well as understand and identify school, college and academies’ needs, to shape and define future product opportunities.

Developing the commercial side of MHRTI, the ideal candidate must have sales and / or education sector experience.  Specific knowledge and experience of the SEN sector would be an advantage.

If you are enthusiastic, self-motivated and pro-active with the passion to succeed, we would like to hear from you.  Successful applicants will be innovative, tenacious, and adept at identifying new business opportunities.  You will be familiar with promoting digital training and materials and with how they are used across the broad educational sector. Building and maintaining relationships will be one of your core skills and you will share our ambition to make a real difference to the lives of children with Special Educational Needs.

The position offers generous family friendly holiday provision including the option for term-time only working.  A stakeholder pension scheme is available with staff contributions matched by Moor House up to a generous capped limit.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please email jobs@moorhouseschool.co.uk and provide a contact telephone number.

Closing date for all applications:                     9am on Monday 21 June 2021

Interviews:                                                      Week commencing 28 June 2021            

Completed applications should be emailed to: jobs@moorhouseschool.co.uk

Moor House School & College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants will be screened, including checks with past employers and with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).