Business Development Manager - Education Sector


Our client, from the educational sector is seeking an experienced Business Development Manager. Reporting to the Director, you will be responsible for identifying, managing and implementing effective talent recruitment strategies that will deliver against targets for talent from a core portfolio of international regions.


  • Researching and evaluating new commercial opportunities.
  • Represent the brand to candidates and stakeholders in Ireland and overseas.
  • Develop, and manage effective agent relationships on an ongoing basis.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing & Administration teams by delivering effective lead generation strategies. Following up on each and every lead and application to drive conversions.
  • Developing strategies to target new international talent from target markets.
  • Undertake direct marketing activities to increase recruitment.
  • Attend open events, Information Sessions, Fairs, Exhibitions and Agent Conferences as part of the recruitment process.
  • Review market trends and identify opportunities by research, and evaluate opportunities.

Required Experience:

  • International travel will be a requirement in this role. At least 30% to Asia. This is an English speaking role!
  • Over four years’ experience in a role with a demonstrable track record of meeting recruitment and commercial targets.
  • Proven ability to identify and win new business within a b2b and b2c environment.
  • Must have a very strong commercial acumen with proven ability to identify and research new business opportunities and communicate same.
  • Irish Leaving Cert.
  • 3rd level Degree.
  • Educational Sector experience.
  • Business Development experience.

Salary: Highly Competitive

To apply send your CV, through our website

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, covering all industry sectors including: Digital, FMCG, Financial Services, Technology, Professional Services, Telco, Legal, Utilities, Retail, Agency and Tourism, on a permanent as well as temp/interim basis with a strong focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.