Website Brathay Trust

Join Our Team as a Business Development Executive at Brathay!

Location: Ambleside, Lake District
Salary: £24,000 per annum – 35 hours per week
Contract Type: Full-time, Fixed Term Contract, 9-12 Months’ Maternity Cover.

Are you a passionate, results-driven professional with a knack for building strong client relationships? Do you thrive in a dynamic, mission-driven environment? If so, Brathay wants you on our team! As a member of our Income Generation Team, you’ll play a crucial role in helping us reach our ambitious revenue targets and expanding our impact.

As a Business Development Executive, you will be the driving force behind our sales activity for venue hire bookings, events, and residentials. Your primary focus will be on both inbound and outbound sales efforts, ensuring client satisfaction and maximising both new and repeat bookings.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience in business development, sales, or a related field.
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency with CRM systems (experience with Cinolla is a plus).


  • Educated to graduate level in a relevant discipline.
  • TEC HNC/HND in a relevant subject e.g., business studies, events management, marketing, public relations etc. or the equivalent practical experience in a direct sales environment.

Our Offering:

At Brathay, we know everyone has the capacity to do extraordinary things that can inspire and benefit others. This could be you too!
– 30 days paid annual holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays)
– Cycle to work scheme
– Life assurance
– Refer a friend scheme
– Long service award
– One free staff nights accommodation (Ambleside) per year (transferrable to family or friends)

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge and help us achieve our goals, we’d love to hear from you! Click apply below and submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you’re a great fit for this role.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on the 28th June.

Applications without a CV and cover letter will not be considered.

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