Business Development Manager, Burwood

Join us and make a difference!

To support our existing and new host employers, 1300apprentice has a position available for a Business Development Manager to manage our contract labour division. With a focus on view to permanent positions by providing skilled and unskilled workers for a minimum of 3 weeks, this role gives mid-long term stable opportunities to contract labour employees.

About us

Established in 1985, 1300apprentice is an independent, award winning for-purpose organisation. Together we support over 330 apprentices and trainees and over 200 employers across 40 vocations in Canberra, Sydney, Illawarra, and the Southern Highlands.

With over 150+ years of industry experience, 1300apprentice has started over 2,000 careers and provided a high quality of service to hundreds of companies in the process.

See yourself in our team!

Accountable for conversion of new host employers, you’ll apply your account management experience and networking ability to grow on an already well-established client base. This is an important role which is challenging yet rewarding in a fun and energetic team. 

Reporting to the General Manager, this role will see you responsible for sourcing new host employers interested in our contract labour services. You will work closely with industry contacts to promote 1300apprentice as the employer of choice.

Working closely with a supportive team we achieve quality outcomes for our host employers and for our apprentices and trainees.

We do this by:

  • Sourcing new clients who provide suitable training and supportive environments for skilled and unskilled workers
  • Ensuring a safe work environment by conducting WHS site inspections
  • Promoting suitable short and long term solutions to new and existing employers
  • Managing our clients and employee needs
  • Developing and maintaining a strong rapport with all parties.

We’re interested in hearing from people who:

  • Have proven business and relationship development experience  
  • Have a strong ability to work both in a team and a self-managed environment
  • Are solutions focused with a strong ability to problem solve
  • Have the ability to forge and maintain strong relationships with clients, both existing and new
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Has a positive attitude and desire to be successful
  • Hold a current NSW drivers licence with a good driving record
  • Can provide an up-to-date Working with Children’s check.

In return 1300apprentice will provide:

  • A fantastic and supportive team environment
  • Great base salary rate plus superannuation
  • A vehicle allowance
  • A company phone and laptop
  • Ongoing training and development
  • 5 extra days off per annum upon completion of 6 months
  • Regular team building events
  • Cake on your birthday and the Friday of your birthday week off

We love coming to work! Over 70% of our team have 5+ years with 1300apprentice.

To be eligible for this role you must have right to live and work in Australia.

1300apprentice is an EEO employer.

Apply now if you think you would enjoy this rewarding role!

To apply:

Select Submit to attach your resume and cover letter.

Suitable applicants only will be contacted for an interview.

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