Telesales Consultant - Collins Learning

HarperCollins Publishers

  • Team: Collins Learning
  • Salary: Term Time Only (6 month fixed term contract, potential to convert to permanent)
  • Location: Honley. Huddersfield
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 30th Nov 2021 GMT

Perks and benefits

Healthcare
Retirement benefits
Wellness programs
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

Introduction to the role

The Education Sales Consultant will be responsible for building relationships with schools and teachers to promote and sell Collins books and digital resources for schools through telesales activity in a designated territory.

Key tasks and accountabilities

  • Be responsible for contacting UK education establishments to generate leads, opportunities and sales across the Collins Learning Portfolio to achieve sales and financial targets.

  • To develop and maintain a good knowledge and understanding of curriculum requirements and the Collins Learning Portfolio.

  • To be responsible for a sales territory, pipeline generation/management, maintenance of accounts, and related administration.

  • Ensure the calls are to the agreed customer profile in regards to Collins Learning products and specific marketing campaigns. 

  • Be responsible for gathering and recording the required customer data and accurately using the CRM system to record and update all information required.

  • To attend regional/national training days and conferences when necessary

 

 

Your first six months

  • Build relationships with existing accounts within your territory

  • Be well versed on the companies range of books and digital products

  • Working on business development with new accounts/schools

 

Experience

  • Previous experience within a sales or telesales role

  • Familiar with Microsoft programmes

  • Previously worked to targets and deadlines

  • Knowledge of the UK education system

 

Skills

  • Customer service and relationship building skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Excellent communication skills – confident telephone manner

  • Self-motivated

If you wish to discuss anything regarding this position and/or your application to this role, please reach out directly to our Senior Recruitment Manager at Kally.simmonds@harpercollins.co.uk with subject heading ‘Vacancy Query’ plus the job title and we will aim to get back to you within 5 working days.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Tue 30th Nov 2021

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

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