Job Title:

Senior Business Development Specialist


LSBF Canada Inc


Toronto, ON

$58,000 yearly


Hours: 35/week full time employment

LSBF is a fast-growing, progressive business school, with offices throughout central London, the UK and more than ten countries across North and South America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Our innovative approach to delivering postgraduate and professional courses has helped us to become one of the pre-eminent providers of business education to an international student audience.

Due to our continued success and expansion plans, we are able to offer endless opportunities for bright, ambitious and talented individuals hoping to begin a successful and challenging career with us.

We are seeking a Senior Business Development Specialist to join our Toronto team on a full time permanent basis.


  • Minimum 3 years progressively responsible leadership experience in business development, marketing and sales within the postgraduate education industry in international markets of South Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Sub Saharan and MENA countries
  • Minimum 10 years of business development
  • Significant knowledge and experience with project management, market analysis, business strategy implementation and relationship building in the field of international education
  • Proven experience in the collaborative development and execution of business development strategies
  • A sound understanding of your region marketing sector would be a distinct advantage
  • Must have a good understanding of education  market, trends and pricings
  • Have good business acumen and be financially literate
  • Strong interpersonal and coaching skills with the ability to lead and develop the business development team members
  • Proven track record of increasing revenue through generation of leads
  • Ability to make sound decisions and commitment to integrity and accountability
  • Confident negotiator and ability to 'close the deal'
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Superior time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to function independently with little supervision as well as working effectively in a team environment
  • Computer literacy, including above average competency in Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint , Lotus Notes, SAP
  • Multilingual


  • Develop, administer and co-ordinate business development programs in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, CIS countries ensuring promotion and sustainability of the brand, conduct  social and economic surveys
  • Provide strategic direction and leadership for the South-East Asia and CIS regions to ensure overall growth and success of the division
  • Design market research questionnaires
  • Conduct surveys, develop, formulate and implement sales and marketing strategies to penetrate international markets
  • Research and build relationships with new clients and partners
  • Build a strong network with agencies and distribution channels around the region
  • Manage and coordinate sales and marketing events and programs
  • Ensure established targets are met, whilst maintaining efficient budget expenditure and planning
  • Develop and lead South-East Asia and CIS International development team
  • Train team members on planning and performing business development activities
  • Advice on introduction of new services and new products launching based on the research of potential and future trends in the field
  • Travels around the designated region and Canada wide


  • Postgraduate Master degree in Business Administration  


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2017-06-19

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