Business Development Executive - Full Time or flexible working i.e part time/term time
Are you returning to work after a career break? Would term time only suit your work/life balance? Do you want to promote a really worthy education resource that changes children’s lives?
The Day and The Day Explorer, leading current affairs websites for primary and secondary schools, are looking for like-minded people to grow our network and promote our Real-World Curriculum. The Day is an online resource for teachers to use in the classroom to link learning with real world events. We put learning into context! If you are looking for a flexible role in a small vibrant team and the opportunity to have a hand in the strategies that will drive our growth please read on.
You will be acting as a pioneer – our teachers love our resource but not enough schools know about it. Your mission will be to reach out to prospective schools and convert them into new customers, meeting your regular targets for memberships to The Day and The Day Explorer. You will need to love getting on the phone as you will be conducting demos of the resources and handling welcome contact. You will work within our CRM - tracking leads and opportunities and setting up new subscriptions. This job is vital in supporting the marketing, social media and PR strategies for both sites; you will also work closely with the renewals, IT and editorial teams to build good relationships with schools and groups, encouraging them to use the service regularly.
● A consultative role you will enjoy pitching and closing new members, identifying prospects and managing your pipeline.
● Great written communication skills that compliment your ability to have engaging and clear phone conversations. Fluent English
● Ability to build and maintain good relationships with colleagues at all levels
● An enthusiastic team player who is motivated to meet targets and spread our mission
● Good IT skills and presentation skills
If you have any of the following experience then it will be a distinct advantage too: An interest in current affairs, experience in the education market or teaching experience.You can read our story here http://theday.co.uk/info/our-story - if you would like to be part of it then apply asap:
How to apply:
Send a cover letter letting us know why you would be great in the role (no more than one page) and your CV by clicking 'apply now'.