Chigwell, Essex, Outer London
Posted on: Friday 24 February, 2017
We publish Jolly Phonics, the leading international programme for the early teaching of reading, writing and grammar. We are at the forefront of transforming the delivery of literacy education, selling 2 million publications a year, and making an incredible difference. Our publications have been sold to 91 countries worldwide, with many adopting it as government policy. We are now looking to appoint a Sales Executive to take responsibility for the growth of sales across a number of key markets to include the UK.
The Sales Executive will be responsible for coordinating and executing regular communication to their key markets including retail, wholesalers, educational distributors and schools. With strong sales skills, the Sales Executive will be confident in leading a discussion with customers on how they can develop their business with us. By attending shows and events and conducting research into the market, this role will be crucial in developing relationships with key customers and building new contacts in new markets. The role reports to the Marketing Manager.
The ideal candidate will be proactive and enthusiastic with a passion for sales and building strong, valuable relationships with customers. With an interest in the publishing industry, particularly in Education, the Sales Executive will have excellent communication skills and the motivation and drive to succeed in a sales driven environment. A degree or equivalent is essential as well as a background in a sales or account management environment.
This is a fantastic role for a candidate with strong sales expertise who wants to build on this in a small organisation where they will be given a huge amount of responsibility and the opportunity to develop.
The closing date for applications is Friday 31st March 2017.