Account Manager - Tech Education portal - £25-28k - London

Recruiter
Inspiring Search
Location
London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

What does the company do?

An exciting online education platform working with hundreds of schools and thousands of students, providing innovative online learning solutions and in-person tutoring, courses and conferences for anyone interested in a medical career. The company are backed by capital investment, have partnered with the Royal Society of Medicine and with over 350,000 unique users are now moving into new sectors making it a great time to join the business.

How can you expect to spend your day?

You will join the business to help support both new business and existing relationship development in what is a very commercially focused role and suit someone interested to learn about growing a start-up business.

Full training will be provided.

Tasks you can expect to learn about and undertake include:

  • Develop a strong understanding of the company platform and the benefits it offers to both schools and students.
  • Manage relationships with schools who already use the platform, ensuring they’re using the platform to best of their ability and identifying ways they could get even more benefit from using it.
  • Work with the managing director to build a strategy to grow the number of schools using the platform.
  • Research, identify and contact new schools with a view to signing them up as users of the platform, explaining all the benefits of doing so along the way.
  • Research ways of creating new revenue channels through the platform such as selling advertising space to brands targeting the education sector.
  • Produce monthly reports on sales figures and new business development activity.
  • Work closely with the marketing manager to test new ways of attracting more users.

What are the ideal candidate’s personality, skills and qualifications?

  • Educated to degree level.
  • A strong communicator, both written and verbally.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and someone who gets excited by the idea of joining a funded tech start-up and growing it to an established business.
  • An organised individual who would thrive in a small business environment where everyone pulls together to achieve the team goal.
  • A proactive individual with a positive approach and drive towards work.
  • An ambitious individual who wants to fast track their career by contributing to the company’s expansion plans.
  • Any form of prior client/ customer facing work experience would be a bonus.
  • Any prior sales experience would be favourable.

What are the perks of working at this company?

  • Join a growing company looking to expand very quickly.
  • Have lots of responsibility and autonomy.
  • Help launch lots of exciting new initiatives.
  • Very young, entrepreneurial environment
  • Real responsibility if you prove yourself.
  • Amazing Central London location.