Junior Sales Executive - Languagenut

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 29/01/2019

Languagenut is a leading Ed-Tech company, offering a comprehensive digital language learning platform, interactive and printable language resources, used and trusted by teachers and students all over the world.

Partnered with some of the world’s leading language publishers, such as Hodder, Hachette and Hueber, we’re experiencing a period of significant growth across our Primary, Secondary and International markets.

Job Description:

We’re looking for a Junior Sales Executive to help drive new business around the globe. 

The successful candidate will be put on a fast track progression scheme to become a Global Account Manager within 18 months receiving incremental salary increases along the way, as well as monthly bonuses. Once promoted you will be allocated a specific region to manage and own independently with the full support of the wider team.

You will only be working with warm leads where no cold calling is necessary. You will be involved in contact generation, lead nurturing, negotiation and the closing of new sales whilst reporting directly to the Global Account Manager.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Qualifying new contacts at strategically targeted schools
- Rapidly following up with leads alongside the Global Account Manager
- Consistently exploit all channels to progress new sales, e.g. phone, email, LinkedIn, events
- Booking and assisting the Global Account Manager with demonstrations 
- Work closely with the marketing team to help optimise activity
- Learning and adapting your techniques to tailor your lead nurturing success rates
- Attending events to promote Languagenut 

Skills Range:

Essential Skills & Experience

- Confident making phone calls throughout the day with excellent telephone manner
- Strict self-organisation
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to use CRM software, e.g. Salesforce, Suite
- Competency with Excel and Word
- Collaborative approach to sales as business development to achieve overall company targets
- Adaptable
- Ability to communicate professionally
- Interest in languages and Ed-Tech

Desirable Skills & Experience:

- Experience within Ed-Tech industry
- Ability to speak at least one other language
- Experience using demo/screen sharing software

Person Specification:

- Highly motivated and thrives on the thrill of closing sales
- Analytical and sharp, with a proactive approach to dealing with problems
- Confident and self-aware communicator
- Organised and able to prioritise work to consistently meet deadlines
- Adaptable and flexible

Key Area: BDM/Strategy/Sales 15-1199.08BDM/Strategy/Sales
Salary: £18 - £20k (increasing to £24k)
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Additional Benefits:

- Incremental salary increases as defined targets are met
- Company shares
- Complimentary tea, coffee, chilled water and breakfast
- Central Brighton-based office
- Ability to form your role and develop within it
- Fast track progression to Global Account Manager (£40k OTE)

The hiring manager for this role is Daniel Atkins.

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