Business Development Manager- Franchising

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Job Type:

Full Time

Location:

Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island
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Posted:

2018-08-07

Job ID:

6908

Job Views:

863
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Job Description:

The Edge Learning Center is an educational services company that provides a full spectrum of premium educational services through both online and offline channels. Since its foundation in 2008, the Edge has seen rapid expansion into China, Singapore, and most recently Vietnam. Now, as a member of The RISE Education Group (NASDAQ:REDU), which employs over 1,500 teachers and serves over 40,000 students, schools, and corporations throughout Southeast Asia, The Edge has become a regional leader in the Educational Services industry.

The Edge offers a wide range of products and services, ranging from Test Preparation to Curriculum Development to University Admissions, all centered around three core departments: Academic Tutoring, Test Preparation, and Admissions Consulting.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, committed and experienced Franchise Development Manager to join our organization. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and execute key business development functions including franchisee recruitment, site selection and design and construction coordination for all markets.
  • Manages all facets of development of franchisees from lead generation, FDD disclosures, to organizing all key introductions and meetings to leading discovery days and through awarding a franchise.
  • Execute the Edge franchise growth objectives related to new franchise sales and store openings.
  • Build a franchise development pipeline in selected markets that consistently maintain a sufficient inventory of qualified new franchise prospects to meet the Company’s short/long-term growth strategy.
  • Use analytical skills to organize and analyze market data to prioritize potential major markets and to assess potential new franchise development opportunities.
  • Implement franchise recruitment strategies, processes and tools to develop strong relationships with franchise candidates and franchisees.
  • Direct and lead franchisees through the entire development process from initial contact to store opening.
  • Performs other related tasks, duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements / Responsibilities:

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related major is preferred
  • 3 + years of experience in franchise sales and development
  • Ability to guide franchise prospects through the franchising process from lead to executed agreement
  • Clear understanding and knowledge of franchise law and Franchise Disclosure Documents
  • Strategic thinking skills with the ability to balance the day-to-day tactical realities with long-term objectives
  • Franchise experience preferred Education Industry is a plus
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Outstanding communication and collaborative skills partnering with other development team members as well as other departments within the organization
  • Excellent team leadership skills and the ability to set goals and accomplish objectives
  • High energy, Highly motivated, positive attitude, service oriented, flexible/adaptable, with a high degree of integrity
  • Strong organizational and communication skills a must
  • Able to drive a project through to completion
  • Ability to travel as needed

Visa:

Employer Will Sponsor

Salary:

HK$38,000.00 per month
Company Info
The Edge Learning Centers


Website: www.theedge.com.hk

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