At RM we provide technology and resources to the education sector, supporting schools, teachers and learners, with one goal, to improve education outcomes worldwide. What we do helps all levels of the industry, from preschool to higher education and professional qualification, our customers include schools, examination boards, central governments and other professional institutions. We have a clear purpose to enrich the lives of learners worldwide.
To better reflect the society that we serve, we’re committed to building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive and welcoming for all. To achieve this, we create teams of talented people from different backgrounds and experiences and strive to be a business where our people can bring their whole selves to work.
This is a new role, created to recognise the importance RM gives to growing our already successful business. Reporting to the Assessment Sales Lead, the Business Development Manager will be responsible for growing our client base.
The role will be new business focused, and you will be directly responsible for pipeline growth and selling into new client organisations. Target organisations will included small and medium sized qualifications providers looking to harness the benefits of e-assessment technology.
You will have support from colleagues across the business to create compelling propositions tailored to meet the unique needs of customers in this segment. On a day to day basis, you will be working closely with Pre-Sales, Product Development and Customer Relationship Management colleagues. You will also have the support of the your Sales Lead.
Key Challenges & Opportunities
This is an exciting time for RM as we have recently added a significant number of new customers in the UK and internationally. The business is focused on growth and expanding our reach into the qualifications market will be integral to that growth story. We already have a strong track record of selling into a range of segments and we have a solid base from which to grow further.
We are now looking for someone who has the appetite, focus and determination to help RM to maximise the sales opportunities within our assessment business and to significantly grow our acquisition of new customers.
Key challenges and opportunities for this role will be:
What’s in it for you?
At RM we recently introduced My Work Blend @RM which provides office-based colleagues with multi location and hybrid working options to suit them. As well as your office base, you can spend a proportion of your time working at other locations that suit your role and your life, including home, other offices, customer sites, distribution centres or on the move. We encourage you to discuss arrangements for this role with your potential line manager during the recruitment process. We expect how we make best use of hybrid working may continue to adapt as we adjust to our new ways of working.
At RM we are committed to making the recruitment process as inclusive as possible for everyone. Should you require additional support with your application or through the interview process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As well as a competitive salary and our core benefits package which includes private medical healthcare, life assurance and a Group Personal Pension Plan with higher contribution levels available, some roles are also eligible for a performance-related bonus.
There are lots of voluntary benefits too. You could buy additional annual leave, join our dental plan, sign for a health assessment, or take part in our cycle to work scheme. You could even earn yourself an extra bonus for successfully recommending a friend or family member for a position within RM.