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Head of Business Development

Staffline Recruitment Ireland
Belfast, County Antrim
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J12089_1720194614
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Job description

Head of Business Development

Staffline Ireland are recruiting for a Head of Business Development for a social enterprise supporting people with learning difficulties and autism. The Head of Business Development will be sales focused and results driven with a proven track record in achieving sales targets and have the ability to execute a focused sales and marketing plan for the agreed market segments.


  • Work collaboratively across the organisation on sales and marketing initiatives to ensure maximum revenue and profitability, whilst providing potential and existing clients with the highest level of customer service.
  • Perform day to day sales activities including lead generation, face to face meetings, attendance at events, supporting service delivery and social enterprise.
  • Undertake monthly business tracking of all accounts to monitor traction and identify any decreases, taking necessary action to remedy same.
  • Identify and manage cross selling across the organisation, using the data to drive maximum growth for commercial return (social enterprise) and increased employer awareness to partner for jobs.
  • Analyse data analytics and intelligence information to boost brand awareness and profitability.
  • Report weekly and monthly on agreed performance metrics and general activity to COO.
  • Provide strategic input into organisation strategy and forecasting.
  • Executive quarterly activity plans to create focus for the team and adapt activity to support business needs.
  • Work within collaboration with digital and comms marketing on promotional material required, in line with brand standards and budget.
  • Manage annual marketing budget.
  • Ensure accurate processing, distribution, recording/filing and follow up of all sales correspondence, including the execution of contracts, quotations, confirmations, cancellations.
  • Identify key competitors and carry out regular competitor analysis; monitoring their performance, rates and sales activity.
  • Keep up to date on market developments and other factors that could influence business or create favourable market conditions.
  • Any other duties role may involve.

Person Specification:

  • 3 years experience in a Sales/Marketing role (ideally in a service and customer focused environment).
  • Demonstrable experience managing a budget to deliver agreed outcomes.
  • Demonstrable experience in developing marketing campaigns from concept to execution to measurement.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with a wide range of partner organisations and stakeholders to deliver business plan objectives.
  • Experience developing new stakeholder relationships as well as maintaining existing ones.
  • Effective communicator to clients and colleagues, individually and in groups; with the capacity to provide clear written reports.
  • Proficient in a wide range of IT packages - including Microsoft Suite.

The Rewards

The successful Head of Business Development will enjoy a competitive salary circa £40,000 - £42,000 depending on experience.


The Head of Business Development role will be based in Belfast with option of hybrid working.

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Ross McConville at Staffline Ireland by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV.

The Staffline Ireland Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Staffline Ireland, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Senior Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain & Medical, Health & Social Care.

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