Education Sales Officer
Education Sales Officer
We are seeking an experienced Education Sales Officer to support our successful Business Development Unit whilst we undergo strategic planning. As a charity within the education sector, we want to grow our annual budget by expanding its base of income by selling our services into the sector.
The charity has been working with schools for many years to improve the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people and remove barriers to learning by promoting nurture in education
Position: Education Sales Officer
Location: Flexible as homeworking supported - office working available in London or Paisley
Salary: £28-29k, depending on experience
Duration: 6 months Fixed Term Contract
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and 5% Employer pension contribution
About the Role
As Education Sales Officer you will support the existing Business Development Unit in our day to day operations working to secure new funding from a range of sources including Local authorities, Multi-Academy Trusts, public funding and corporate partnerships and grow mutually beneficial partnerships with these organisations.
Your main responsibilities will include:
- Income generation – Day to day management of business development pipeline, highlighting prospective clients
- Account management – Pitching our services, preparing proposals and managing the customer lifecycle from pitch to delivery.
- Relationship Management – Forging relationships with customers and ensuring timely and effective communication to secure income.
- Internal and external communications with a range of audiences – Liaising with stakeholders at all levels with confidence and conviction to build/strengthen income opportunities.
As Education Sales Officer you will have a good understanding of the education/charity sector and have networking and relationship building experience across the education sector.
Essential skills and experience include:
● Strong grounding in income generation across different income streams
● Good experience of income generation within a not for profit environment
● Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
● Highly organised, thorough in your approach and adept at writing and producing evaluation reports on activity
● Good negotiation skills, including diplomacy and partnership building
Ideally you will also have an appreciation and understanding of the impact of mental health, emotional and wellbeing upon children and young people learning, as well as experience in the education sector.
Applicants are asked to provide a current CV and a covering letter (2 pages maximum) outlining evidence against the essential criteria in the job description, clearly identifying the skills and experiences applicable to the role.
About the Organisation
With increasing numbers of children and young people affected by social, emotional and behavioural difficulties inhibiting their progress and limiting their life chances, the charity has developed a range of interventions and support to give vulnerable children and young people the opportunity to be the best they can be. Whether it is delivering certified training, supporting whole-school or authority-wide nurturing schools approach or promoting evidence-based research, the charity is providing quality support and resources to make nurturing provision a reality for pupils across the UK and beyond.
You may also have experience in areas such as; Development, Sales, Education Business Development, Business Development Executive, Account manager Education, BDM, Corporate Fundraising. Etc.