School Services Consultant - London and Home Counties (Term Time Only)
Salary dependent on skills and experience
OUP offers a full range of benefits
Permanent, Full-time, term time only
Region: London and Home Counties
We have been a leading figure in publishing for more than 500 years. We have always been a forward-looking organization, maximizing the technology for the day, but the digital revolution is bringing enormous change, fast. That same spirit of adventure and entrepreneurialism is critical to our future success. In a fast-changing publishing landscape, OUP welcomes the inquisitive, the inventive, and the ambitious; people who challenge the conventional, and pioneer the possible.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Education Division provides print and digital resources across Secondary, Primary and Trade and Children's markets, both for the UK and for customers around the world. We are passionately committed to our mission to educate and inspire through book, board and screen.
Our mission is to partner with schools to offer bespoke integrated blended service through a collaborative, consultative sales approach, enabling us to support our customers with the right selection of products and services that will enhance teaching and learning.
The School Services Consultant role has a key role in driving retention and growth in their area of responsibility by offering practical solutions to teachers in line with their curriculum needs through our range of products and resources.
As a School Services Consultant, you will be responsible for acquisition of subscribers to School Service products, retention of School Service users and for closing sales to achieve individual revenue targets. You will also be responsible for acquisition of adoptions, delivery of relevant list revenue targets, year on year retention of adopting centres and support publishing and marketing teams with relevant customer, competitor and market feedback.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ROLE IS A FULL-TIME, TERM TIME ONLY ROLE. ONCE PERMITTED, WE ENVISAGE 4 DAYS OF THE WEEK WILL BE SPENT TRAVELLING TO SCHOOLS.
Essential skills and experience:
• Consultative Sales Skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to create and deliver presentations to a wide variety of audiences
• Ability to think creatively, independently and flexibly
• Experience of selling digital products and services
• Experience of selling to educational establishments
• Proven track record in sales
Desirable skills and experience:
• Knowledge of key competitors
• Knowledge of UK secondary school curricula and high stakes assessment
• Experience of UK Education Market
• Experience of selling to UK Secondary schools
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ROLE IS COVERING THE LONDON AND THE HOME COUNTIES AND THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL NEED TO BE HOME BASED IN TERRITORY.
We care about work/life balance here at OUP and are open to discussing flexibility in respect of working hours and the use of technology to support regular remote working, dependent on role.
We help make your money go further by contributing to your pension up to 11%, offering loans and savings schemes through our partnership with Salary Finance, in addition to travel to work schemes and access to a wide range of local discounts.
Please see our Rewards and Recognition page for more information.
Please contact Grace.McFadyen@oup.com with any queries relating to this role.
Closing date: 5 May 2021
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We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.