The University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) is at the forefront of online distance learning. We provide learners from around the world, with the opportunity to gain a University degree through flexible, high quality, part-time online study.

We are looking for an experienced and successful Business Development and Sales individual to lead on our commercial activity. In this key role, you will: 

  • lead and inspire staff, identifying and achieving team objectives;
  • work alongside the Senior Management Team to implement and deliver against the UDOL Business Plan;
  • define long-term strategic business development goals;
  • build key client and stakeholder relationships;
  • identify business opportunities;
  • maintain and develop extensive knowledge of current market conditions both within the UK and internationally.

The role is part of UDOL's Senior Management Team and University’s Senior Leadership Team with a key objective to grow the market share to circa 10,000 students and in income of £15m by 2020, through brand recognition and values.


  • Accessible location; Derby is a thriving, multi-cultural city with easy access from any location within the UK
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Competitive, family-friendly reward packages
  • Opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme
  • Discount savings scheme and extensive staff discounts on accredited courses for yourself or family to study here at the University
  • Cycle2Work scheme and subsidised travel
  • Vast programme of training courses and secondment opportunities
  • Local recognition scheme

For more information and to apply, please click the “Apply” button below.

Closing date: 6th August 2017.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

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