Sales Consultant - Primary, Hodder Education
What you’ll be doing
Working term-time only and based in the Swindon/Bristol area, you will be supporting our customer-base across the south-west and joining a vibrant sales operation full of committed and experienced educational sales consultants. You will manage primary school and MAT accounts in a given area with the aim of growing turnover with existing customers and seeking out new opportunities, focussing on customer acquisition for new adoptions of Reading Planet our key literacy programme. Calling on institutions throughout the allocated area, you will generate appointments for displays, one to one meetings and departmental presentations across a range of subject areas to drive sales of our whole service which includes print and digital resources as well as events.
Who we are looking for
We’re looking for someone with a passion for education and sales who is target-driven and adaptable. You will need to have experience of working in a customer-centric business or environment where gaining and retaining customers and increasing revenue has been part of your remit.
What we offer
Our staff are our greatest asset and our benefits reflect this. In addition to 25 days annual leave days per year + bank holidays, we have an extensive list of benefits that include: a wide-ranging training library, development programmes including mentoring, Cycle to Work vouchers, Private Medical Insurance, eye care vouchers, up to 70% off book purchases, a charity book shelf, 2 volunteer days per year to use at your charity of choice, many employee networks to join, summer hours (finishing at 1pm on Fridays during the summer months!), season ticket loans, rent deposit loans, generous pension schemes and much more!
This role is term-time only and based in the Swindon/Bristol area.
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 sales team is a group of talented people who are customer-focussed and sales driven in all they do.
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.
If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.
The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews and undertaking junior roles. For more information visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org