Sales Consultant

Expiring today

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
04 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Ref
00060919
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sectors
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Home based role, salary £25,000 - £30,000 DOE plus uncapped commission and car allowance.

The Company

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a multi award-winning, market leading Technology Company based in Gloucester. This company develops award winning classroom technology for the education sector.

The company's focus on education has enabled it to drive new technology concepts exclusively for the classroom. The ethos of challenging the status quo and constantly improving classroom technology has enabled the company to create some of the most recognisable and innovative brands in the UK education technology market.

The Role
The Education Sales Consultant is a home based role, you will work closely with the internal and external sales teams and independently to identify, prospect, and secure business opportunities to strategically driving new and existing school sales. This successful candidate will undertake demonstrations in new potential schools, represent the company at local and national exhibitions, drive engagement with learning trusts and local authorities and support our existing community of users.

Responsibilities
- Conducts demonstrations and sales calls both independently and jointly with field sales
- Identifies prospects and develop relationships to secure new business
- Undertake sales calls and in-school demonstrations
- Conducting school drop ins and follow up calls for user schools
- Deliver bespoke presentations
- Proactively follow up activity from marketing and sales campaigns
- Meet/exceed targets and KPIs
- Build in-depth knowledge of their education based solutions
- Identify new sales opportunities through referral from existing community of users.
- Support the channel sales team to leverage and engage with in-territory resellers, where appropriate, to maximize account coverage and optimize the opportunity within the territory
- Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly updates and reports

Requirements
- Proven experience in teaching and learning environment
- Self-motivated individual who exhibits sense of urgency in all sales and service related activity
- Exceptional communication, presentation, follow-up, negotiation, and closing skills.
- Strong emphasis on the ability to listen and present appropriate solutions
- Understanding of classroom technology and infrastructure

Educational: Degree, 'A' Level and GCSE Qualifications
Experience: Teaching experience, with strong curriculum knowledge and a good understanding of the educational technology sector.

Office Based: No

Travel Required: Yes

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