Business Development Manager

Closing Date – Sunday 17 October

The National Centre for Circus Arts is a registered charity and one of Europe’s leading providers of circus arts training. Our diverse range of work includes BA degree-level education in Circus Arts which is supported at either side by a structured training programme for under-18s and professional development opportunities for aspiring and established performers. Adults and young people can enjoy recreational classes and occasional performances. We also run highly regarded workshops, away days and team building events for the corporate community. Our national role increasingly sees us supporting and mentoring circus artists and organisations across the country as we seek to develop and mature our remarkable art form.

The Business Development Manager will work closely with the Commercial Director to develop our offer and promote it to a range of corporate clients, in particular around team building, corporate leadership workshops, and consultancy. This will include launching our leadership workshops, aimed at the corporate sector, which are currently in development, and working closely across a variety of teams to reinvigorate our team-building offer. With this new role, we hope to see an increase in our commercial activities in order to make us more financially sustainable.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Working with the Commercial Director to develop, launch and promote our new corporate leadership workshops
  • Working closely with the Professional Membership Officer & Head of Professional Development to develop, promote and deliver an enhanced consultancy service for clients in the corporate sector and creative industries
  • Managing the corporate leadership workshop strand, from initial enquiry to delivery

Hours: 35 hours per week. Occasional evenings and weekends.

Salary: £28,000 dependent on experience

Holiday Entitlement: 30 days paid holiday per annum, inclusive of eight Statutory Bank Holidays, increasing by one day for each year of service from 1st September up to a maximum of 35 days per annum.

Interviews W/C 25 October

If you would like to apply for the position please fill out the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and download the application form below.