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Job Reference ST6919
Location Cowbridge, Cowbridge
Salary / Hourly Rate £16-18k
Sector Sales
Job Type Permanent
Details Full Time
Date Posted 12 Nov 2019

Job Description

Sales Advisers x 2
Full time
Salary £16-18k (plus commission)
Fantastic benefits package
Hours of work:
Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm, or 8:30am to 4:30pm

Our client are looking for two Sales Advisers to join their developing and growing sales team. This role would be ideally suited to an individual with excellent customer service skills who is looking to develop their career within sales, or to someone who already has sales experience. Our client provides an analytics platform to help schools analyse their school performance data and has 13,000 school, academy trust and local authority customers in England and Wales.

They have recently launched a new Aspire Pupil Tracking tool for primary schools across England and this is an exciting time to work with our client who are the UK’s leading provider of education data analysis.

You will be responsible for working with existing primary school customers to promote our client’s Aspire Pupil Tracking, create customer advocates, encourage adoption and to make Aspire Pupil Tracking available to those schools who have not yet subscribed.

This role will be based in Cowbridge with the opportunity to earn up to £26k OTE (basic £16-18k plus commission). There are many company benefits available including a generous pension, private healthcare, employee training opportunities, plus much more.
This role could suit someone interested in a full-time or school term-time position.

The role
Reporting to the School Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the sale of Aspire Pupil Tracking to existing customers.

The main responsibilities for this post are:-

• Selling Aspire Pupil Tracking to existing school customers
• Providing online demonstrations of Aspire Pupil Tracking producing
quotes and contracts
• Supporting primary schools through any free-trial period before a
subscription is confirmed
• Processing orders for new customers
• Selling other products (e.g. training courses, multi-year subscriptions etc.)
• Work cross-departmentally and collaborate to promote a seamless
transition for schools between teams
• Work effectively with the Customer Success Team Leaders on a daily basis
• Work with the School Sales Manager to ensure that work meets team,
personal, and overall company objectives

Skills, knowledge and experience

• Excellent customer service skills
• Driven to meet and exceed sales goals
• Friendly approach
• Excellent communication skills - Effective and confident communicator
both written and verbal
• Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
• Able to handle objections well whilst maintaining high level of self-
• Good negotiation skills
• Proficiency in MS office and cloud based systems
• Quick learner and eager to develop
• Conscientious
• Team player with excellent organisational skills and time management

• Knowledge of the English and/or Welsh education system
• Experience of working with, or providing support for English and/or
Welsh schools
• Experience of using customer relationship management (CRM systems)

The perks
• Generous pension scheme with company contributions set at 9%
• Private healthcare insurance
• Income protection scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Free office refreshments (fruit, biscuits, tea & coffee)
• Free all day parking within walking distance to the office
• 'Lunch and Learn' programme to provide an insight into company hot
topics with a pizza lunch
• Regular social events
• Career development opportunities
• Ongoing training to keep your skills up to date