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Sales Executive (Educational Publishing)

Posted 23 February by Atwood tate Ltd Easy Apply Ended

A great opportunity to work with a growing and exciting publisher of primary and secondary educational resources. You will be target driven, have excellent customer relation skills and a love and passion for education and teaching. This is permanent full time position based in Kent which allows for some homeworking.

Key duties:

  • Fielding, prospecting for and closing sales enquires
  • Prepare shortlists for prospecting and targeting customers and leads
  • Promotion of products to new and existing schools
  • Proactively contacting unconverted contacts
  • Managing responses from school resource campaigns
  • Managing leads from events and follow up delegates after training to discuss next steps (further training, book purchases)
  • Setting up and issuing subscriptions sold
  • Keeping customer relationship management systems up to date with customer contacts and opportunities, using the leads and ticketing systems to create proactive timely follow-ups
  • Preparing sales forecasts and provide sales reports
  • Working closely with the other teams to gain an overview of school relationships - training received, customer satisfaction, payment arrears, partner opportunities, etc.
  • Mentoring and supporting junior sales staff

Experience / skills required:

  • Able to quickly understand the products and market and an understanding love of maths/education/teaching
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Target driven Seeks opportunities to make and close sales
  • Ability to maintain good customer relations at all times
  • Strong prioritisation and self-management skills are essential
  • Sound numerical analytical skills (monthly reporting, assessment of profitability at account level and customer level)

Please apply online, via Reed

Contact: Alison Redfearn

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Sales
  • Exceeding Targets

Reference: 34543808

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