Business Development Executive – MENA


Cambridge University Press – Business Development Executive – MENA – 6 month fixed term contract
Based in Dubai
Competitive Salary

About the role:
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven business development professional to join our team. The role will work with Cambridge Exams Publishing to grow institutional accounts for IELTS and develop partnerships and by doing this significantly increase IELTS revenue in the Middle East and North Africa for the official IELTS practice and preparation materials. The role is initially for 6 months, with a possibility for extension.

About you:

You will have an extremely strong relationship with our six behavioural values; collaborative, decisive, empowering, innovative, responsible and responsive. You will thrive working with multiple teams, offering excellent communication lines and a clear sense of direction and purpose to maximise the performances within your team in working towards a common goal.

You will be results driven with strong interpersonal skills with a significant and proven track record of increasing sales and enhancing business relationships in education sales.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus an ability to build mutually beneficial relationships with clients and colleagues from a range of backgrounds and cultures based on knowledge, experience and personal values.

Why Cambridge University Press?

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. Join our global English language teaching (ELT) publishing group and help make a difference to English language learners around the world. Your work will go directly towards creating Better Learning Experiences for millions of teachers, learners and institutions globally; whether it’s gathering insights, creating the content, or helping our customers to achieve meaningful results.

Working in close collaboration across our key international publishing hubs, you will have the opportunity to work on a world-class publishing programme. Join our diverse and collaborative workforce and we’ll support you in your career ambitions to achieve your full potential.

We’re committed to creating a dynamic work environment that empowers you to be your best. Our benefits include an inclusive and flexible working environment. Furthermore, our Cambridge Dubai office is in a very central location.

Please apply directly to Cambridge University Press via this link:

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create an atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 09/07/2019 and interviews will be held on To be confirmed.

If you’re successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.


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