We are looking for an Account Executive to join our Sales and Commercial team based at Crawley College. You will work with a diverse portfolio of employers to champion, promote and sell apprenticeships, professional programmes as well as our commercial services. The role offers a competitive salary of £26,459 - £28,921 per annum. Being part of the Chichester College Group will give you access to a range of employment benefits and a pension scheme, as well as training and development and occasional flexible working patterns. Due to the nature of the job, some evening and weekend work may be required. The Chichester College Group is the largest provider of further education in Sussex and is comprised of 3 Colleges: one at Chichester, one at Crawley and one at Brinsbury near Pulborough, which is land-based. Through our Colleges we educate and train around 25,000 full and part time students every year and provide teaching excellence to meet the future needs of the regions' employers. In return we will offer you: - Competitive Pension Scheme - Generous annual leave package - Parental benefits including childcare vouchers - Discounted private medical care - Subsidised local gym membership - Other high street discounts plus more The Account Executive duties and key responsibilities: - Manage self-generated leads and referred leads from other sources ensuring a high conversion rate - Sell our products and services promoting all that the College offers and deliver against the agreed target income levels as set within the annual business planning process - Identify new market opportunities, bringing these insights back to College for product/service development and championing the development of products in allocated curriculum area - Attend networking events and opportunities to promote the College; including those held outside of core working hours such as early mornings, in the evenings or at weekends; at Business to Business (B2B) and careers fairs events - Ensure that agreed monthly targets for growth are met or exceeded in order to increase turnover and profitability for the College. Our Account Executive should have the below skills and experience; - HND (or equivalent) or equivalent commercial experience - Understanding of business training needs relevant to local/regional employers - Proven track record of B2B sales and as a successful sales person - Communication and negotiating skills are essential - Ability to work in a fast-paced but rewarding environment If you would like to find out more information about our Account Executive role then please click ‘Apply’! Closing date: Thursday 21st March 2019 Interview date: Friday 5th April 2019 All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which may include a check of the barred lists and any relevant overseas checks. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. We are an equal opportunities employer.