International House London is looking to appoint a Sales Executive for the Middle East. This is full-time permanent contract.


The primary focus of the role is sales; you will be target-focused and have experience of delivering excellent customer service. Working as part of an experienced sales team, you will have a strong focus on exceeding sales targets for our complete product range.

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and highly motivated individual to deliver outstanding levels of sales growth and customer experience.

Person Specification

Key skill areas

  • At least 1 years experience working in a similar sales role in the UK with full Right To Work in the UK.
  • The right mind-set to work with a CRM capable of providing structured daily and weekly tasks communicative and sales based actions.
  • Experience in sales of a high quality product in a service industry and evidence of success
  • Evidence of effective relationship building with key stakeholders
  • Excellent written communication skills: ability to produce faultless copy for business communications with sensitivity to the needs of non-native speakers
  • Excellent oral communication skills, including telephone manner and ability to make presentations clear, persuasive, articulate
  • Comfortable with accountability for ambitious sales targets and reward based upon results
  • Committed team member: supportive of colleagues, pro-active and flexible, ready to cover for other team members
  • Commercial awareness: able to work simultaneously to sales and profitability targets
  • Experience of, or a demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for, dealing with people from other countries and cultures whilst remaining professional and diplomatic at all times
  • Adept at high-calibre analysis and report writing
  • IT literate: intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office suite. Typing speed of at least 40-50 wpm.
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise, whilst communicating actions to others
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills. 
  • Common sense and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Willingness to travel for up to 10-12 weeks per annum; this will include weekends


  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience in education or languages marketing an advantage
  • Good working knowledge of a relevant foreign language a distinct advantage
  • Experience in utilising and managing a CRM system

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