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Business Development Manager – Join an exciting EdTech Start-Up building an innovative software product

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

Job Description:

Do you have a background in education? Experienced in business development? Want to take ownership of sales for a well-backed, award-winning start-up building something ground-breaking? This might be the role for you!

 

The company

Our client is a software company in the education sector, specifically music education. They’re building a ground-breaking platform to improve the quality and efficiency of music education for students, teachers, and schools. 

The company has secured significant investment from well-renowned investors and is entering a significant growth phase.

 

The role

This is a unique opportunity for a talented Business Development professional, excited by the challenge of establishing sales processes and owning business growth. You’ll be responsible for actioning a list of existing leads and regular new inbound leads. Responsibilities include:

  • Proactively actioning leads via phone and email
  • Continually following up by contacting leads until the end result is achieved
  • Introducing the product and arranging demos
  • Delivering online demos
  • Attending site visits to customers, primarily schools
  • Closing sales post-demo
  • Guiding customers through the next actions, leading to setting up their accounts and onboarding, including arranging assessments, safeguarding conversations, IT conversations, etc.

The package

  • £35,000-40,000 annual salary
  • Annual training budget for you to invest in your professional development – likely to be the Institute of Sales Management training to support and grow your sales skills
  • Remote and flexible working
  • Regular socials
  • Team away days for planning sessions, usually followed by a meal and drinks

 

To be successful, you will…

…have a growth mindset

…be highly organised

…have an entrepreneurial spirit

…be bright and energetic

…have an excellent level of written English

…have a strong understanding of technology

…probably have been doing this role in a larger team and want to break out and take the lead

…have experience in schools – maybe you’re a former teacher?

…achieved good results at A-level

…know how to manage a CRM

…know how to set up processes

 

Apply!

If you’re looking for an exciting position with an innovative company, apply now!

Location: London, Greater London