Business Development Manager

Dublin City Centre
15 March 2019
29 March 2019
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time

Irish Times Training has been in the professional development and education business for over 40 years. As a subsidiary of The Irish Times, we work with a broad range of people and organisations to deliver the highest quality training in Business, Management, Digital Marketing, Personal Development & Executive Education programmes.

We are seeking to grow our management team through the addition of an experienced, solutions focused and strategic Business Development  Manager. Reporting into the Managing Director of Irish Times Training, the successful candidate will play a key role in the ongoing development and growth of the business.

This position will be responsible for building on the success of our existing business and driving the development of new products and services in a sector with evolving professional training and education requirements. Operationally the role will manage the business development function which includes account management, programme management and business development activities.

Candidates should have a proven track record of managing successful partnerships and increasing revenue while having the ability to create and prioritise. They will be highly motivated with a background in sales and will have senior commercial experience. The role requires excellent influencing and negotiation skills and the ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Previous experience managing teams will be important.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the capacity to intuitively engage with clients and customers. S/he will demonstrate a strong track record of sourcing business leads and innovative solutions in an environment with changing priorities and demands.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with proven success in driving change to deliver results in a commercially driven environment.

If you are interested in applying for any of this position, please send your CV and cover letter, stating which position you are applying for, to or alternatively you can send your application to: The Human Resources Director, The Irish Times, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2.

The closing date for applications is the 29th March 2019.

The Irish Times is an equal opportunity employer.


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