Manchester, Greater Manchester
Circa £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 North West and Yorkshire. 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.

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.

 Ambition Institute is an inspiring place to work. We are proud to support incredible schools and educators that are serving some of the most disadvantaged communities in England. In joining Ambition Institute you will be driving impact for children from disadvantaged backgrounds, through the schools who benefit from our sector leading programmes. We look forward to receiving your application, and supporting you to do your life's best work with us.

Our offer 

We are happy to 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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Posted on: 29 January 2020
Closed date: 17 February 2020
Tags: Business Development

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