Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

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Business Development Manager - Academy Services

Want to be part of something exciting? Navitas are going places and growing fast. We are growing our team to enable our rapid global expansion plans and now is the perfect time to be part of the action from the start.

We’re expanding our team and are looking to recruit additional Business Development Managers to help sell and demonstrate our academy training and services to the hospitality sector. Responsibilities will include presenting our online safety learning management system and academy product offerings with a consultative selling style. 

To be successful in this role, you will have successful experience in selling learning solutions online and ideally to the hospitality sector. You will have first class communication skills with the ability to communicate, inspire and engage professionally with business owners/chefs/operation managers across a range of sectors. You will use your communication skills to cultivate strong relationships with customers, from the first contact until deal handover.

If you are motivated and results-driven and enjoy working in a team environment, we’d like to speak with you.

What’s in it for you?

– Uncapped commission – first year OTE £40k, second-year OTE £70k+
– Regular social events for the whole company.
– Career progression – opportunities to grow in an expanding company,
– Receive ongoing training from experienced sales professionals.

The ideal candidate:

  • Consultative approach to selling and experience selling learning solutions/products
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Articulate, methodical and thorough attention to detail.
  • Ability to engage, adapt and connect with high-level prospects.
  • Organisational skills are an absolute must; you must be able to manage the relationship of clients over a number of months ensuring Navitas is never far from their minds.
  • Competitive – whether from a sporting or academic background
  • Drive – be extremely driven to succeed and money motivated
  • Curious – Eager to learn about how and why things work.
  • Familiarity with the g-suite of products, especially g-sheets is advantageous.
  • Team player with the ability to work collaboratively with the Marketing team.
  • Foodies preferred!


  • Demonstrating our Academy platform and products both in person and effectively via online meetings.
  • Managing sales through the creation of proposals and contract negotiation. 
  • Research target companies on LinkedIn to identify the key decision-makers.
  • Follow up on leads generated by the Marketing team, Channel partners and field activity.
  • Pursue prospective clients via multiple communication channels as well as meeting high value prospects.
  • Maintain data quality in our CRM and associated platforms
  • Effectively working in partnership with the Marketing Team

Just a little more about Navitas Safety…

We like to stand out. We’re not your typical cookie cutter company and neither is our marketing. We’re on a mission to raise safety standards across the foodservice and hospitality industry.

Our roots were founded in food safety consultancy over 30 years ago and now we’ve supercharged this with cutting-edge and disruptive software and hardware technology.

We have ambitious plans to continue to expand internationally. 

We work in the safety space in the most exciting industry in the world; hospitality. We like to do things differently compared to our competitors so we want to find someone to join our small, but perfectly formed, sales team which can help us continue our successful projectory to greatness.

Job Type: Permanent
Hybrid Working

Navitas Safety is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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