Senior Business Development Associate

35 hours per week. Flexible working, with some evenings and early starts.

A mixture of office (central London) and home working is anticipated with this role

FTC 18 months

Competitive Salary

The Royal Society of Medicine is one of the UK’s leading providers of continuing learning in healthcare. Our vision is ‘better healthcare for better lives’. We aim to achieve this by sharing learning and supporting innovation on the science, practice and organisation of medicine.

The key purpose of the Senior Business Development Associate role is to develop new, profitable education partnerships and programmes. This dynamic role reports to the Director of Learning who is responsible for Education, Education Resources, Library and Archive. The RSM’s education offering has rapidly evolved over the last few years and the Learning Directorate has been at the forefront of responding to and leading on this change. This role provides an opportunity to have real input into how the RSM shares learning and supports innovation across all areas of healthcare.

This role would suit an experienced and confident programme, event or publishing manager who has experience of working in medical education and strong medical education stakeholder networks. They will have experience of successfully commissioning new business, designing new products and developing and delivering medical education and training projects, including online learning content, for a medical/associated health education professional audience. The ability to manage multiple, multi-stakeholder projects simultaneously, with an agile approach, is an essential requirement of the role. The successful candidate will also be comfortable building collaborative relationships with external stakeholders, at every level, and throughout the RSM.

Responsibilities include:

  • New Business Development
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Project Execution
  • Stakeholder and Relationship Management

You will have a track record of delivering and improving a programme of medical education training and projects and have significant experience of stakeholder engagement including high profile individuals and partner organisations. 

For more information, please see the Job Description.

Closing date for applications:  Sunday 26 March 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 29 March 2023

To apply please send your CV and covering letter quoting reference RSM006 to

The RSM is committed to equal opportunities for all our applicants and we will not discriminate in regard to protected characteristics including age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We will not discriminate because of any other irrelevant factor and will build a culture that values meritocracy, openness, fairness and transparency.

The RSM is also committed to the safeguarding and fair processing of information received from candidates applying for positions and fully complies with the spirit and regulations of the GDPR. For a full statement about the type of data that the RSM keeps about job applicants and the purposes for which it is kept, please read our fair processing notice for job applicants for more information.