Reporting to: Head of Account Management
Duration: Permanent contract, with a six month probation period
Hours: Full time
Holidays: 30 days (these must be taken during school holidays) plus statutory bank holidays
Location: Our office is based in London but you will be based in Birmingham. You will work from home and spend most of your time visiting schools across the West and East Midlands.
now>press>play is a multi award-winning social enterprise and one of the most exciting and ambitious start-ups in the edtech sector. Our mission is to make the curriculum accessible for all children, regardless of background or academic ability.
We create immersive audio resources that engage primary school children in the curriculum through emotion, imagination and movement. In a now>press>play Experience every child is given a pair of wireless headphones. Immersed in sound, they become the main character in a story, meeting people, discovering places and solving problems on an educational adventure they’ll never forget.
You can read more about our work and impact on our website: www.nowpressplay.co.uk
Purpose of Role
now>press>play is a growing organisation, with an outstanding product, a proven business model and a clear market for our product. We now need a confident and outgoing person to join our team and help us grow. You will work alongside the Head of Marketing and Sales, bringing new schools on board and looking after our existing schools.
This role involves a lot of travel and you should expect to be visiting schools at least three days a week during term time. Your territory will be the West and East Midlands. You will work from home and be expected to manage your own time. Your working hours will be irregular with some early mornings and late nights. We will occasionally ask you to visit our office in London – any expenses for these trips will be covered by us.
You will work in a fast paced, supportive and collaborative environment in which your opinions will be sought out and listened to. As the sixth full time member of our team, you will have a tangible impact on the direction of the company.
This role consists of two main areas: account management and business development. You will be responsible for a portfolio of schools and for signing up new schools through demos, trials and consultations. The main responsibilities will be:
- Liaising with key contacts, through emails, phone calls and face to face meetings, to ensure now>press>play is having the greatest possible impact
- Building and maintaining good relationships with schools and responding to their needs
- Leading training sessions for teachers and helping schools map now>press>play to their curriculums
- Maintaining strong renewal rates
- Prepping equipment for schools
- Keeping CRM systems up to date and accurate
- Running demos for children in schools and holding consultations with school senior management
- Generating demos through phone calls and emails
- Meeting and exceeding sales targets
- Generating your own leads through events and day to day contact with schools
You will be the sixth full time member of a small, friendly team. The nature of being a start-up means we support each other where needed. You may on occasion be asked to support the work of another team member.
To apply, please send a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why you want to work for now>press>play and how your experience / skills make you the right person for this role and your CV by Thursday 8th August at midnight.
|Job Category||Social Enterprise|
|Salary||£25,000 - £30,000 + £5,000 OTE|
|Deadline||Thursday 8th August 2019|