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Sales Consultant, Hodder Education

Who we are and what we do

The Hodder Education Group, part of Hachette UK, has consistently grown both in the UK and internationally.  We work alongside schools and colleges around the world to create books and digital resources that help teachers, students and parents. We have a set of core values that drive our culture and enrich our working environment:

  • Teachers and students are at the heart of what we do
  • Quality in everything from our practices to our products
  • Trustworthy in what we publish and how we interact
  • Collaboration is key to how we work, internally and externally

The sales team is a group of talented people who are customer-focussed and sales driven in all they do.

What you’ll be doing

Based in the Oxfordshire area and working term-time only, you will join a vibrant sales operation full of committed and experienced educational sales consultants. You will manage secondary school, MAT and college accounts in a given area with the aim of growing turnover with existing customers and seeking out new opportunities. Calling on institutions throughout the allocated area, you will generate appointments for displays, one to one meetings and departmental presentations across a wide range of subject areas to drive sales of our whole service which includes print and digital resources as well as events and magazine subscriptions.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for someone with a passion for education and sales who is target-driven and adaptable.  You will need to have experience of working in a customer-centric business or environment where gaining and retaining customers and increasing revenue has been part of your remit.

What we offer

We offer a competitive benefits package and flexible working options.

You’ll be a member of a friendly team of 45. You’ll be able to share your ideas and knowledge whilst having the opportunity to learn from others and develop your skills and insights. Fresh ideas and new initiatives are always welcome.

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

We also recognise the importance of a good work-life balance, and champion flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.

Salary: £22,500 – £25,000 (dependent on experience)

Closing date: 6th December 2019

To apply, please email your CV, covering letter to: recruitment@hachette.co.uk  Alternatively, send to: HR Department, HUK, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DZ