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At Oxbridge Applications, passionate, academic professionals are at the heart of everything we do.

We are always looking for self-motivated, hardworking, professional candidates who are looking to work in a stimulating environment. If you would like to apply for this role, please email your CV to our Head of HR, Alice Gardam at

Current Vacancies

If you would like to apply for this role, please email your CV to our Head of HR, Alice Gardam at

Educational Business Development Manager

  • Terms: Permanent Contract
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: London

Summary of the Role:

This is a unique opportunity to drive business growth for three globally renowned education consultancy brands. Oxbridge Applications, A-List Education and The Career Portal are three successful consultancies forming part of the Beyond the Classroom (BTC) division of Dukes Education.

Reporting to the Dukes Education Managing Director, the successful applicant will develop and execute sales strategies that increase the three consultancies' presence across Schools globally. They will also develop partnerships with other key stakeholders in the arena, such as educational agencies and potential sponsorship partners.

The role's main focus will be continuing to build the pipeline of school leads for the different services offered by BTC. You will work closely with the dedicated Sales lead at each brand to ensure a smooth transition from lead generation to sale conversion.

Your success will be measured by the number of new schools who become clients of BTC's businesses and new revenue generated across schools, agents, consultants, potential new sponsors.

Processes, organised documentation and relationship management are at the heart of this role, and you will work with people in different roles and at all levels. You will need to be goal-oriented, have effective communication skills and excellent planning and organisation skills.

Main Tasks

  • School relationship building: A key focus of the role will be reaching out to new schools to build a sales pipeline across all three businesses.
  • This will be both UK and international focused.
  • This will take place across all communication channels - in person, email, phone and video calls.
  • Working closely with the individual consultancies' sales teams to introduce leads and convert inquiries leads.
  • Partnership relationship building: Some businesses already have a strong B2B Sponsorship revenue stream and you will be tasked with building the pipeline of new potential sponsors, educational agents and other key stakeholders who can provide business for the brands.

Required Skills

  • Professional experience of the independent school sector
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt communication skills to different audiences
  • Work well under pressure and manage time effectively
  • team player
  • Presentation skills to audiences (ideally with experience of presenting to students)
  • Proactive and capable of building sales strategies and executing them
  • Confident in relationship building and working with a range of stakeholders
  • Organized and goal driven

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with sales & marketing automation tools and CRM systems
  • Knowledge of Google Drive, Sheets and Documents
  • At least 2+ years of previous experience with sales
  • Passion for education

If you are interested in this role or would like to know more, please email our Head of HR at


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