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Higher Education Sales Executive


Jan 07, 2020



Agent: Reshma K.

Job #: 155488

Salary: up to £64 000/annum depending on exp.

Job Description

My Client is a Global Technology Company known for online applications as well as consumer electronics. They are currently looking for a Higher-Education Sales Executive to join their team for a 12 month contract. The role pays up to £64 000/annum PAYE pro rata.

Our Mission
The Education team is on the front lines of helping education institutions transform learning. As a member of the team, you’ll evangelise our tools for Education to higher education customers -- both individually and at scale -- helping them make learning more equitable, collaborative and personalised.

The Role
The Education team is seeking a detail-oriented sales leader with expertise in educational technology to help grow the Education business in Higher Education. You will execute on a Higher Education sales strategy (across Enterprise IT, Consumer & Digital Assessment), building executive relationships and acting as the face of the company to customers and partners. An education background is not essential, but an appreciation of what makes good learning experiences and a passion for technology would be valuable. You will be required to travel through the UK, meeting key customers and speaking at events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute a higher education strategy to drive sales and product adoption.
  • Work closely with reseller partners, industry bodies and OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to plan campaigns, forecast sales and execute engagement and adoption activities.
  • Facilitate workshops and present at higher education technology & security events.
  • Analyse the effectiveness of sales activities, track impact and report progress to the team.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders (marketing, sales eng, product) to support sales strategy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of sales experience. Experience in Higher Education sales preferred.
  • A strong background in sales and outstanding presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Deep understanding of our tools for Education and their application in a classroom environment.
  • A knack for quickly developing strong and sustaining executive customer relationships.
  • Possess outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Take calculated risks and approach challenges with creativity and grit.

Client Description:

Our Client is a multinational technology company, specialising in Internet-related services and products; including online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. The state of the art offices in Central London are conveniently located with quirky interior, fancy add ons (restaurant, gym , terraces, kitchens and fun break out spaces). Offering great free facilities to employees and contractors alike. The atmosphere is relaxed with a diverse and innovative culture. Opportunities for growth and progression and networking with like-minded people across the business and beyond.



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