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Business Development Manager - Join a leading education brand

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000,£35,000 - £40,000
Contract Length: Permanent

Job Description:

Are you passionate about education? A great salesperson? Want to join a well-recognised brand in the education world? This could be the role for you!

 

The company

Our client is a leading education software company, building platforms for primary schools to improve education for young people and prepare them for later life. They’ve been building powerful and creative software for schools since 1999, during which time they have won more than 40 industry awards.

You’ll be joining a supportive and collaborative team, with weekly catch-ups and drop-in sessions to discuss any challenges and updates.

 

The role

Following an internal promotion, a position has become available for a talented Salesperson to inherit a highly successful territory. You’ll join the company as Business Development Manager, securing new business and retaining existing business with schools. Responsibilities include:

  • Building up a buzz with schools in your territory and generating interest
  • Contacting schools via phone and email and Teams
  • Visiting schools (you’ll usually do 2 days out visiting and 3 days in the office)
  • Utilising company resources like email marketing and database to enhance efficiency

 

The package

  • £30,000 – 40,000 basic salary
  • Excellent commission scheme (potential to add another £16k+ to your earnings)
  • Company bonuses for achieving targets
  • Private healthcare
  • Wellbeing days and wellbeing budget
  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Birthday off
  • Great training – Sales apprenticeships, in-house training, mentorship, etc.

 

To be successful, you will…

…have previous education industry experience

…be punctual

…be a great communicator

…be a great networker

…be highly organised

…be IT literate

…be confident at presenting

…be a good listener

…understand OFSTED and education

…be confident

…be open-minded

…be agile and flexible

…be team-oriented

…be passionate about education and want to help teachers

…be consultative

 

You won’t…

…get flustered easily

…struggle to adapt to change

…expect set processes for everything

 

Apply!

If you’re a great salesperson and passionate about education, apply now!

Location: Remote, London