Birmingham, West Midlands
£38,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for an outstanding senior sales professional to help grow our work across the West Midlands and South-West region. Your ultimate goal is to help us reach more educators, schools and trusts with our professional development programmes, having the greatest possible impact on pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The role will be at forefront of our externally-facing work, with a focus on building strong relationships with regional influencers and advocates in order to drive sales. You will deliver against regional targets, account manage key regional stakeholders and lead a young and ambitious sales team in order to achieve successful recruitment, continuous improvement and long-term impact in the region. The role will work in partnership with the Business Development Team to design and develop bespoke solutions to needs presented by accounts in the region, as well as gather market intelligence and provide feedback to the organisation on insight from your area and schools to inform wider strategy. 

To do this well, you will have an extensive knowledge of the education sector, experience of leading complex stakeholder relationships and the ability to meet ambitious sales targets. The ideal candidate will also have experience of developing strategy and leading complex operations, and the role is ideal for someone looking to take their account management skills and external stakeholder relationships to the next level.


Our offer 

We are happy to announce that we will be able to offer you: 

  • Flexibility on how you work – agreed between you and your line manager 

  • A competitive annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus bank holidays 

  • A generous employer pension contribution of 11% (10% pension plus 1% NI rebate) 

  • Competitive salary rates  

  • Access to an interest free season ticket and bike loans, as well as eyecare vouchers 

  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which provides confidential support for employees on personal or work-related matters. 

  • A robust learning and development offer that ensures your continuous professional development 


How to apply 

To apply for any of our vacancies or for any questions or queries please visit our website. 

Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality. 


Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive at this stage we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.  

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and the most vulnerable in our society and, as such, we are unable to employ individuals with relevant convictions, including the following: a conviction for an offence involving violence or dishonesty, of a sexual nature or against minors, or for any other offence that is relevant to the nature of the services provided by our organisation.  

As an employer, we have a responsibility to prevent illegal working in the UK by ensuring that our employees have the right to work in the UK. Therefore, as part of the recruitment process to verify your eligibility you will be required to produce relevant documentation.  

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Refreshed on: 26 April 2020
Closed date: 26 April 2020
Tags: Marketing, Teaching

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