Head of Academic Partnerships

Job type: 
Permanent
Sector: 
Academic, Education
Category: 
International Sales, Sales
Region: 
London, South East
Location: 
UK
Job reference: 
JO0000012235

Our client is shaping the future of the Higher Education digital landscape. They are seeking a Head of Academic Partnerships to drive sales and achieve ambitious growth plans across the UK and Ireland. The company offer a competitive salary package, excellent benefits and the chance to work remotely from within the territory.

As Head of Academic Partnerships you will be responsible for the increase in market share for the UK and Ireland, by establishing, maintaining and building strong relationships amongst senior level decision makers at Higher Education and Academic institutions, liaising with those at a strategic level, Vice Chancellors for instance, to offer a digital solution to their needs. You will ensure to maximise potential sales with existing accounts whilst identify new growth opportunities in the market. The Head of Academic Partnerships will make a further impact on the organisation's success by positioning the company as thought-leaders in the Higher Education sector, raising the brand profile through attendance at relevant events and conferences.

The Head of Academic Partnerships will be an autonomous self-starter with proven experience of Sales growth, ideally within the Education Technology / EdTech space, or in Higher Education / Academic publishing. You will preferably have a background in selling a digital solution and be comfortable using a CRM such as Salesforce. The role will require travel across the UK & Ireland 75% of the time, and occasional visits to head office in the South East of England. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and highly motivated Sales Manager to make a great impact within a dynamic and continually growing company.

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