£Competitive salary plus bonus scheme 

Location: Manchester (but flexible terms can be arranged)

Overall

Are you looking for a challenge to manage a dynamic team, passionate about what they do and keen to deliver results?  Then look no further !  NCG are looking for a Global Sales Director to manage the team responsible for developing key markets through strategic business opportunities. The post holder will be working with Europe, MENA region, Latin America and Far East. This wide ranging role will involve (but is not limited to) the following:

Roles and Responsibilities

Must have a proven track record in generating Sales Revenue targets and forecast
Manage budgets and have full responsibility to manage costs, arrange trips and all agent activities, ensuring budgets are not exceeded
Maintain an in depth sales strategy, to identify outcome of sales and organise agent activities and plan trips
Must have experience of leading a 10 + Sales Team
Extensive knowledge of the EFL Education industry
Extensive client network within International Education
Planning and attending international conferences and fairs; liaising with government, agents, institutions, etc to create significant business opportunities in addition to developing strong relationships
Completing and maintaining up to date marketing records and promotional activities in addition to keeping a database of all contacts via our CRM system
Creating and driving a Sales strategy in conjunction with the Marketing department within a growing organisation
Manage Marketing Team
Must be a naturally driven leader
Must be a proficient and confident user of modern technology across all markets (for eg, media, blogs, social media etc) and be proficient in report writing
Have demonstrable experience of sales analytical skills
Extensive travelling required
Source international markets for direct recruitment of students
Develop & promote sales and revenues across various sites, including our centres in Manchester and Liverpool
Assist finance department with chasing fees, debts etc for all bookings
To comply with the induction process required either as a new member of staff or directly conducting induction training as per status (ie department heads and senior managers will directly lead, design and deliver training)
Support other colleagues in their induction and encourage engagement
To participate in all mandatory training for Health and Safety and SafeGuarding, as advised by the College policy and through instruction of the appropriate line manager
Be Safer Recruitment trained

Requirements:

Working with government bodies, international companies and institutions to create learning and training solutions
Must be UK based with proficiency in English language
Dynamic, target driven and sales focussed
Proficiency in international languages would be advantageous but not essential
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to identify and develop new opportunities and markets via direct sales channels
Self starter who can hit the ground running
Proven track record of delivering sales targets within the international student sector
Existing strong relationships with agents in the UK and internationally

Essential Criteria:

Minimum 5 years experience of working in a Sales role in the Education industry at Director level
A proven track record of exceeding sales targets and a thorough understanding of the International Education department
Preferably Manchester based
Must have right to work in the UK
Bachelors / Masters degree

Desirable Criteria:

Experience in the EFL industry Managing agents Fluency in at least one language relevant the designated region
Working with children and young people under the age of 18, vulnerable adults, and students with special educational needs and disabilities. All employed personnel are required to follow and adopt New College Group procedures and policies relating to children and young people under the age of 18, vulnerable adults and students with special educational needs and disabilities. At all times, employees should reflect care and concern, and ensure that children and young people under the age of 18, vulnerable adults and students with special educational needs and disabilities are fully supported and responded to in a positive supportive manner. All employees must demonstrate positive attitudes and commitment towards ensuring appropriate support structures, resources, facilities, or individualised learning or special educational plans are in place and fully implemented. All employees must undertake appropriate training to ensure that they are fully versed with all relevant safeguarding procedures and policies and must demonstrate appropriate understanding of how these policies relate to their own individual work programmes, or areas of responsibility. All employees will be required to undertake, as deemed appropriate from time to time, mandatory training with regards to safeguarding and general health and safety, and welfare of students, children and young people under the age of 18, vulnerable adults and individuals with special educational needs and disabilities.
Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

Manchester
Required education:

Bachelor's
Required experience:

Sales and Marketing Director: 5 years

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