UK Account Executive – EdTech

We are seeking a UK Account Executive for a distinguished international EdTech company, renowned for transforming the educational landscape in the United States. This highly respected organisation is now poised to make a significant impact on the UK’s Schools and Multi Academy Trust market, and requires a dynamic individual to spearhead this venture.  

Job description

As the face of the brand within the UK sector, the successful candidate will be instrumental in forging robust relationships with educational institutions, understanding their unique needs, and tailoring solutions that resonate with their objectives. This role not only offers financial gratification but also the intrinsic reward of contributing to the educational growth of countless learners.

Candidates will possess a proven track record in sales, demonstrating a flair for engaging with clients and closing deals with finesse. Experience within the education sector is essential. More critical is the ability to quickly assimilate product knowledge and convey the value proposition with conviction to a discerning audience.

The role demands a strategic thinker with exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, and the capacity to negotiate at all levels. A self-starter, the ideal candidate will thrive in an autonomous environment, exhibit impeccable organisational skills, and showcase a relentless drive to exceed targets.

In return, the successful candidate will enjoy the support of a visionary company, committed to professional development and providing the tools required for success. This includes access to cutting-edge technology, comprehensive training, and a collaborative culture that fosters innovation.

Requirements

Essential Skills and Experience:
– Proven experience in B2B sales, with a preference for backgrounds in EdTech or education-related fields.
– A deep comprehension of the UK education landscape, including Schools and Multi Academy Trusts.
– Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex solutions.
– A self-starter mentality, with the drive to initiate and manage the full sales cycle.
– Strong negotiation skills and the capacity to close deals effectively.
– A results-oriented approach, with a history of meeting or exceeding sales targets.