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Role: Business Development Manager (Education)

Employment type – Permanent

Location – Head Office Maidenhead, Berkshire / Home Working / UK travel to meet clients as and when required

Salary and bonus dependant on experience

Reporting to – Sales and Marketing Director

 

The Role

This role will be responsible for the development of new business within our Corporate sector. Key responsibilities include:

Business development with new Education customers – activities to include:

  • Territory Management
  • Identification of additional customers and potential new opportunties
  • Selling Kura product and services
  • Demonstrating Kura Software
  • Pipeline management
  • Closing new business opportunities
  • CRM administration (customer data maintenance)
  • Contract administration including associated documents for the tender process

Marketing activities to include:

  • Support on campaign design, focus and implementation
  • Proactive and regular reviews of marketing activity in terms of effectiveness and impact

Internal liaison with the Operations Team – activities to include:

  • The provision of high-quality implementation briefs to Projects & Implementation, Service Delivery and Procurement
  • Ongoing support for query resolution

 

  • Any other duties as required from time to time

The Person

Our ideal candidate is someone who has experience of working within the education sector and/or in the transport industry (although not essential). Proven experience of B2B business development is essential as well as the ability to influence decision making at various levels of users and buyers. The candidate must show high levels of self motivation and a determination to succeed.

Key personal attributes include:

  • A charismatic personality, hardworking ethic and a positive attitude are key attributes
  • A results oriented individual with a proven track record of achieving targets
  • Able to demonstrate consistent performance
  • Comfortable operating at all levels within a company and able to adapt accordingly
  • Used to constraints and opportunities of a growing company
  • Be organised, able to prioritise, able to ensure tasks are completed accurately and on time, manage own time effectively, document key actions and follow up as appropriate
  • Interest in, and be comfortable with, selling software tools and technology

To apply

Use the “Apply” button at the top of this page or email Wendy Cook at [email protected]