Business Development Executive

Liverpool Coventry £ 33,000 - £ 36,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 014618

Posted on behalf of


The MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) is a major success story. One of the UK‘s most advanced Research & Technology Organisations, championing world leading manufacturing and engineering innovation.


Created in 2011, it represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and has since grown to a team of over 800 spread several facilities covering not only R&D, but also Training, Advanced Manufacturing Management and Factory Design across multiple businesses and sectors.


Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit from launch, we seek career driven and agile talent from industry, academia, and other leading organisations to work in this truly unique centre of excellence.


Benefits - beyond salary, the MTC provides one of the most extensive and progressive benefits packages available, designed to inspire, develop and reward employees to the full including:


  • Fully flexible working including compressed hours, remote working, part-time hours, flexible start and finish times. And career breaks. Tell us what works for you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying!  

  • Enhanced Holiday leave with accumulated days plus option to buy & sell

  • Private Health Insurance from Vitality Health

  • Life Insurance

  • Generous Pension Scheme

  • Income Protection in the event of long-term illness or incapacity to work

  • Salary Sacrifice (tax efficient Bike 2 Work plus Car Lease Scheme including competitive on-site EV charging)

  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity support

  • Professional subscriptions paid plus access to Leadership Academy

  • Long service recognition plus contribution awards

  • Envious working environment with free parking, excellent public transport links, employee discounts and on-site canteen, plus more 



The Role    


The purpose of the Business Development Executive role is to support MTC Training to achieve commercial and apprenticeship targets.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the growth of MTC Training by facilitating and executing revenue generating activities across the training centres

  • Proactively approach and create sales leads from targeted prospective customers to support the annual sales targets and KPIs

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to provide world class outcomes

  • Develop a pipeline of customer engagements and opportunities that complement the core sales activities of MTC Training

  • Attend networking opportunities including conferences and industry events

  • Support account management activities and manage a small portfolio of clients

  • Conducting H&S Employer Premises Compliance visits to ensure all matters relating to H&S and insurance are in place

  • Attending and supporting events both regionally and nationally to grow the MTC Training brand

  • Supporting other teams as required eg. STEM events, Marketing



The Person


The successful candidate for the role of Business Development Executive will have/be:

  • Knowledge of engineering and apprenticeships

  • Demonstrable understanding of the sales process and terminology

  • Competent user of MS Office and CRM‘s

  • Financially literate and numerate

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and confidence to give presentations to a wide variety of audiences, both internally and externally

  • Ability to communicate with key decision-makers at companies - up to Director level

  • Ability to speak a client`s language, live and breathe their issues and priorities, and able to conduct meaningful and valuable conversations with clients

  • Excellent negotiation skills with proven ability to influence

  • Engage with internal stakeholders to ensure products can be delivered and understand what is being developed


Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.

To apply for the position of Business Development Executive forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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