Business Development Executive

Based at St Albans Campus with the requirement to travel to other college locations and business travel in England as required

Oaklands College has an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Executive to join its new business development team.

We are looking for a proactive and professional B2B business development person, with a proven track record in achieving targets, spotting and delivering opportunities and who is able to engage, develop and nurture business relationships at different levels with successful outcomes.

Possessing a passion for education and training and relishing working to targets and deadlines, you should be comfortable with identifying opportunities by a wide variety of methods and a strong relationship builder with a customer service led approach.

The role will be promoting across a range of different sectors.


  • Generous Salary
  • Generous annual leave – 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Automatic entry into the Local government pension scheme
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and develop through mentorship and coaching.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant.
  • A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.

Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as form of an application, when applying for a position please ensure you complete all the required fields on the application form attached and email to