Director of Business Development

Gloucester, Gloucestershire (GB)
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Apr 12, 2019
End of advertisement period
Apr 28, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Business Development
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week

This is an exciting time for Hartpury, as from September 2018 we became both a university and a college on a single campus; an amazing achievement in the history of our institution.  As a land based residential institution renowned for excellence in sport, equine and land based studies, we aim to provide a unique high quality experience in a focused and supportive environment, challenging our learners in the pursuit of excellence.  

You will play a pivotal role, leading our business development activities to maximize commercial income and sponsorship, grant funding opportunities and other related income.  Supporting the vision, ethos and policies of Hartpury, you will lead on the development of links for students, research and sponsorship.  

With a proven track record of business development, you will be able to demonstrate impressive management skills and professional credibility.  Highly motivated, you will have a demonstrable history of successfully securing income through sponsorship, research or other donations and be proactive in influencing the strategic direction of Hartpury. 

We offer excellent benefits including student union discounts, pension, 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, onsite fitness facilities, free onsite parking and lots more inside the 360 hectares of Gloucestershire countryside at the Hartpury campus.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.  

Visit our website www.hartpury.ac.uk to see full details and apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post.  

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28th April 2019.

Interviews to be held W/c 13th May 2019

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.