International Schools Consultant, Hodder Education
Who we are and what we do
The Hodder Education Group, part of Hachette UK, has consistently grown both in the UK and internationally. We work alongside schools and colleges around the world to create books and digital resources that help teachers, students and parents. We have a set of core values that drive our culture and enrich our working environment:
- Teachers and students are at the heart of what we do
- Quality in everything from our practices to our products
- Trustworthy in what we publish and how we interact
- Collaboration is key to how we work, internally and externally
The international sales team is a group of talented and passionate people who are customer-focussed, sales driven and work collaboratively in all they do.
What you’ll be doing
Reporting to the Head of International Sales, you will be joining a growing and dynamic team of International sales professionals. You will manage the relationships and sales to International and English Medium Primary and Secondary schools in Germany, Spain and the Czech Republic. Through regular travel to these markets, you will drive the sales and demand for Hodder Education and Rising stars print and digital resources. You will need to report back on market conditions and opportunities and ensure the highest level of customer service is maintained.
Who we’re looking for
We’re looking for someone with a passion for education, who is sales and target driven, and enjoys travel. Approximately 14 weeks travel annually would be required and the candidate would need to be in possession of an international driver’s license. Excellent communication, and organisational skills are needed and the ability to work independently and part of a team. Additional languages, beyond English, are beneficial but not required.
What we offer
This role is based in our London office on Victoria Embankment, as part of an experienced and friendly team in a dynamic working environment. We offer 25 days holiday per annum, a pension scheme, season ticket loan and further benefits. The role allows the candidate to work with a wide variety of different customers and markets and the opportunity to travel.
Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.
We also recognise the importance of a good work-life balance, and champion flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.