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Business Development Consultant

South West Connect
  • Full Time position
  • Mainly Working locally across Fairfield and Liverpool Council areas
  • Excellent Benefits - Salary packaging and extra leave during school holidays negotiable!


South West Connect (SWC) is a community-based not for profit organisation that supports young people to achieve their full potential. Our Vision is to inspire and develop young people by connecting them to resources, skills & opportunities that empower them to be their best.


Due to growth and a dynamic environment, we are seeking an experienced professional with strong communications, marketing, sales, social media, customer service, business development and relationship building skills. The role will focus on recruiting volunteer host employers for the workplacement coordination program and be pivotal in achieving SWC’s mission of connecting young people to opportunities.

The Business Development Consultant (BDC) will identify new business opportunities relating to host employer work placements and continually build relationships with potential employers to assist students achieve their mandatory HSC workplacement hours.

To succeed in this role, you will be able to confidently build relationships with employers in person and on the phone. You will be passionate about helping young people achieve their educational outcomes and a person who likes breaking new ground.


  • Forging relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers by marketing SWC’s workplacement coordination services to employers.
  • Identifying new business opportunities to enhance service delivery.
  • Work closely with the workplacement team to ensure engagement and retention of host employers.
  • Advocacy for the workplacement coordination program when marketing and networking with appropriate organisations and stakeholders.


Do you have a sales or agency recruitment background? Are you a result driven person with a passion to help others? Do you have proficient computer skills? Do you have high level written & verbal English language communication skills? Are you adept at using social media? Are you resilient and adaptable with a can-do attitude?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Ideally, you would have a good sales track record in recruitment of employers and have strong negotiation skills. Experience as a Marketing or Business Development Consultant in Employment Service is preferred but not essential.

We are looking for a self-motivator with initiative and demonstrated ability to work unsupervised. A valid driver's license and car is a prerequisite for this role.

The successful applicant will be required to satisfy an NSW Working with Children and National Police Check and must be eligible to work permanently in Australia.


  • Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free meaning more take-home pay!
  • Working alongside professional and dedicated team members all wanting to make a difference in our communities.
  • Full time (FTE 37.5 hours a week).
  • Extra leave during school holidays negotiable.

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