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Business Development Manager

Part-time .08 FTE (4 days) – South Melbourne or Sydney

We are the optometry sector’s peak professional membership organisation and we are seeking an experienced Business Development Manager for an exciting role that supports the organisation in maximising opportunities associated with its strong and respected brand.  

The Business Development Manager has the following core areas of responsibility:

-    adding value to the Optometry Australia’s membership proposition through expanded services that benefit them professionally and personally and that allow a revenue stream to Optometry

-    stakeholder engagement, relationship and revenue strategy

-    identifying Optometry Australia channels to achieve revenue growth outcomes.

To be considered for the role, you will have

  • Proven work experience as a business development/relationship manager, sales executive or a relevant role
  • Preferably an understanding of the optometry sector
  • Ability to build rapport and strong long-term relationships
  • Proven sales track record
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in a CRM software
  • Proficient at identifying and responding to trendsetter ideas by researching industry
  • Ability to travel inter-State regularly
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and to provide tactful advice around project deliverables
  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft programs
  • Well-developed English written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise work and work with minimal supervision

As the successful candidate you will join a progressive not for profit organisation committed to a flexible workplace. Reporting to the CEO, you will be part of a dynamic, values driven, and talented team.

Please e-mail your application, together with your CV to applications@optometry.org.au, with ‘Business Development Manager’ in the subject line of your e-mail.

Applications can be posted to Optometry Australia, Suite 101, 68-72 York Street, South Melbourne Vic 3205. Telephone: 03 9668 8500. Visit www.optometry.org.au.

Applications must be received by close of business, Friday 1st March 2019.

View the Position Description here.

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