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Head of Sales - Education - London

Posted 6 March by FT Recruit Ended
Position: Head of Sales - Education
Location: London
Salary: £45,000 Basic. £75,000 OTE (Uncapped) + potential for Employee Stock Options
Job type: Permanent

Non-Negotiable skills:
Experience selling in Education.

Client is looking for an experienced Head of Sales to join the team in a permanent role. They will leverage their excellent existing brand equity, build Client Online sales team and be responsible for driving the product line to become the most impressive and widely used online CPD resource base for international schools globally.
Following year 1, given performance, the opportunity for increasing both basic and OTE will be considerable.

As Head of Sales, you will be expected to:
Develop the positioning of the online product and iterate to a point you’re secure that it’s being sold in the most powerful way;
Establish a robust sales process and pipeline management system;
Build a valuable pipeline of international school clients;
Attend international sales meetings with both international school chains and other high-value leads;
Meet sales targets and in time set sales targets for your team;
Maintain outstanding relationships with your customers and support their success with the platform;
Create, in time, a lead-gen system for driving higher numbers of sales leads to your team;
Develop and deliver a strategy to secure new sales leads through, for example, attending international school group conferences;
Recruit and grow the sales team (including the establishment of sales management processes and building the team’s culture);
Report on pipeline value and deal progress to the rest of the management team.

You will ensure the success of a product which delivers very needed key 21st Century Skills to young people and adults. This is a meaningful venture – companies and the education system are crying out for these skills around the world;
Your commission will be based on revenue generated. Initially, it will be unlimited – perform outstandingly well and there is no salary cap. There is the potential for this to continue in the long term too;
Become part of a committed and dynamic team. We are looking for someone who will be excited to join a fast-growing company and contribute to its continued success over many years;
Influence the company’s direction. You will become a core part of the management team and be responsible for building a team of your own;

Highly motivated to reach and exceed personal and team targets;
Strong sales track record and experience in providing excellent customer relationship management;
Very personable and resilient;
Strong communication skills – both written and over the phone and a keen attention to detail;
Strong team management skills with an emphasis on providing motivation, strategies to scale sales and leading sales through organised pipeline management;
(Preferred) Experience in selling to the international school’s market with an understanding of purchasing dynamics;

Sales, Senior Management, Sales management, Managements

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: 0203--371--7671

Reference: 34621825

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