Sales Account Manager

Recruiter
now>press>play
Location
North London, London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for an outgoing and confident account manager to join our award winning edtech startup. Founded in 2012, now>press>play is one of the most exciting and ambitious social enterprises in the edtech sector. We have developed a new way of learning that engages children through movement, imagination and emotion. Our mission is to make the curriculum accessible for all children, regardless of background or academic ability.

You will join us at an incredibly exciting stage in our development and will work alongside the CEO and Marketing Director to bring new schools on board and look after our existing schools. You will have a significant influence on our growth and impact, in a role with a high degree of responsibility, independence and flexibility. This is a unique opportunity to develop your skills in a dynamic, supportive start up and to make a difference to the education of thousands of children in some of the most deprived areas of the country.

Main Responsibilities

Account Management

  • Liaising with key contacts, through emails, phonecalls and face to face meetings, to ensure now>press>play is having the greatest possible impact
  • Leading training sessions for teachers and helping schools map now>press>play to their curriculums
  • Maintaining strong renewal rates

Business Development

  • Running demos for children in schools and holding consultations with school senior management
  • Meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Attending key education events and conferences
  • Generating leads through our referral scheme

Experience/Qualifications/Skills

You will have:

  • 2+ years in account management and/or business development
  • Proven track record of strong sales results
  • Experience of leading demos, training sessions and/or presentations
  • Ability to quickly build rapport and credibility with teachers and senior leaders
  • Strong listening skills - able to understand and identify the needs of a school
  • A clear passion for education and a strong belief that every child should be able to access the curriculum
  • Genuine excitement about joining an edtech start up and a willingness to muck in
  • A UK driver’s license

This role involves a lot of travel and most days you will be visiting schools across England but you will also have a desk at our office in East London. We welcome applications from candidates who live all over England. You will have 30 days of holiday, plus all statutory bank holidays.

To apply, please visit our website for full job description and an application pack.