Summary

An exciting opportunity to develop a career in EFL Sales with St Giles International, a market leader in the industry with almost 65 years of experience.

As the Middle Eastern Sales Executive, you will help to manage and drive sales activity in the region for the English language products within the St Giles International group. As well as lots of client facing work, you will provide key market analysis for the region for new product development and marketing strategies. The role will include extensive travel around the Middle East to develop our agent relationships. Specific regional account management responsibilities will be granted early on, allowing for an exciting role which includes opportunities to take ownership and responsibility. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop and thrive within a market leader in an exciting, dynamic and global industry.

 

Required Skills

We are looking for the very best candidate to join our team and develop with us.

✓     2 years’ experience in Sales, with an emphasis on Account Management, preferably within the language travel industry

✓     A Bachelor’s degree

✓     The ability to work independently and take initiative

✓     A work space suitable for remote working

✓    An excellent work ethic  

✓     Fluent in spoken and written Arabic and English

✓     Enthusiasm for both St Giles and the industry

✓     Ability to learn complex elements quickly and retain information

✓     Willingness to learn, take criticism and be self-reflective

✓     High standard of numeracy and literacy

✓     Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

✓     Charming, with an outgoing personality and an ability to form relationships quickly

✓     A dedicated, customer focused approach

✓     Ability to create ‘new leads’

✓     Prepared to work and travel, independently, overseas for sustained periods of time

✓     Experience of overseas travel and an international mindset with the ability to communicate with people from an array of different backgrounds and cultures

✓     Commercial acumen, negotiation skills, and a tenacious approach to getting the ‘deal’

✓     Ability to deliver rigorous market analysis to inform sales, product development and strategic goals

✓     Creative and imaginative problem solving skills

✓     Excellent organisational skills

✓   Permission to work in Saudi Arabia

 

Application

To apply please send CV and Cover Letter explaining how you meet the criteria above to Sally Taylor at staylor@stgiles.co.uk. A full job description, including terms, will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

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