Purpose of the Role
To develop Collins Learning business in export through visiting schools, educational institutions, ministries of education, bookshops and distributors and attending conferences, to support the Collins Learning International Sales Team.
This role can be based from our London, Dublin, Honley or Glasgow offices and will require travel to our clients in Africa.
To grow Collins Learning sales, working with local partners, Schools and the Collins Learning team in London, Glasgow and Honley
To work with the Collins Learning team, under the direction of their direct line manager, to develop the growth plans and the market priorities.
To build and nurture relationships with heads and key decision makers of educational establishments, positioning Collins Learning as the Publisher of choice
To explore opportunities for collaboration on major projects and position Collins Learning as a major publisher and provider of content adapted to the varied needs of local partners.
Market Research, providing feedback to colleagues on market trends and competition activity.
To build and support all after-sales customer service.
To liaise with other divisions to provide support on reaching educational markets.
To attend regional conferences and develop a network of contacts in the region
To use, maintain and update the CRM system
To work in the Collins Learning International team towards team goals and helping build the future strategy of the export department
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
Proactive, resourceful, entrepreneurial with strong negotiating skills
Fluent in English essential
Must be an excellent communicator, self starter and highly self motivated.
A sales background and an understanding of how the international educational system works could be an advantage but is not essential
Hybrid working model (2+ days in the office)
26 days holiday plus bank holidays (option to buy and sell holiday days)
Enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave
Private healthcare cover and life assurance
Free access to HeadSpace, employee assistance programme (24 hour helpline), mental health first aiders, and a wellbeing portal
Season ticket loans (from day 1 for entry level) and cycle to work scheme
Employee networks: HC All In (open forum), Elevate (for ethnic minority colleagues), HarperParents, Menopause at Work and Pride at HC
Unlimited training on our Learning and Development portal, management courses (up to MA level) and mentoring programmes
Virtual GP and eyecare vouchers
Gym membership discount
Onsite physiotherapy (London only)
Charitable donation matching and volunteering day
We're a certified Carbon Neutral company
Free e-books and audiobooks, newspaper subscriptions and discounts on books
Subsidised canteen and retail discounts
Onsite prayer room
If you wish to discuss anything regarding this position and/or your application to this role, please reach out directly to our People Advisor at email@example.com with subject heading ‘Vacancy Query’ plus the job title and we will aim to get back to you within 5 working days