International Manager – Education

We have an amazing new opening for International Manager (Education).

The role will lead a team of International Consultants who are responsible for generating new business in their territories, nurturing key accounts and ensuring revenue growth within their regions. A strong pedagogical background is necessary to ensure credibility within the market and to upskill the educational sector knowledge of Consultants. A role model to others, the postholder will lead by example with the delivery of a value based service to customers.

The role will be working closely with the International Director, International Managers and International Marketing Manager within the international team and will work collaboratively across the business to ensure the international team are set up for future growth.

The Role:

What we are looking for:

MANAGERIAL DUTIES:

  • Support the International Consultants team to develop their individual regional strategies – (key targets, prioritisation, segmentation)
  • Recruit and grow talent within the team to protect existing and support new business growth
  • Ensure there are individual development plans in place to provide career pathway growth, both within the International team and across the wider business for retention of key talent.
  • Coach and mentor International Consultants, with focus on upskill of pedagogical knowledge to establish further credibility with customers for a long term partnership
  • Evaluate and recommend evidence based pricing solutions for customers

INDIVIDUAL DUTIES:

  • Identify new opportunities for growing international business development
  • Develop and deliver agreed territory target plans to include risk analysis for travel
  • Consultative solution selling and closing sales with new and existing customers
  • Actively engage with customers to sell products and services through a variety of channels
  • Maintain product and market knowledge to enable successful business development activities
  • Evaluate market data and trends, insight of international school profiles to develop regional strategies to support business growth
  • Account management, with a focus on Premium and Key Accounts
  • Onboarding key customers for assessment trials and further training support
  • Source appropriate international conferences and be the “face” of GL at International Events (such as COBIS or other conferences within your territory) to aid business development opportunities.
  • Events Management; arrange and run international seminars which will involve presenting to current and prospective customers and venue arrangements
  • Accurate and timely reporting of sales activities and forecasts using internal reporting tools and procedures.
  • Accurately maintain records, customer details and sales activities through internal CRM and processes
  • Relationship management and exceptional service delivery both internally and externally

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Able to formulate a clear strategy and map the steps to accelerate the team towards its strategic goals
  • Enterprising – highly commercial with the ability to spot opportunities to grow revenue in a cost effective way
  • Fosters collaboration among the immediate team and more widely across the business
  • Develops others through coaching, feedback, knowledge sharing and stretch assignments
  • Encourages diverse thinking to promote and nurture innovation
  • Confidence and credibility and integrity when dealing with customers and key stakeholders
  • Be culturally aware and sensitive to different cultures across the world
  • Able to work in different time zones with regular international travel
  • A strong pedagogical background is necessary

Hours: Permanent - Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £45,000.00-£50,000.00 (depending on skills and experience)

Location: Brentford – Hybrid working 

Benefits:

  • Access to a benefits and discount platform with access to 1000’s of discounts at retailers, leisure attractions and restaurants (GLEe provided by Reward Gateway)
  • BUPA Healthcare, Life assurance, Permanent health insurance
  • On site gym (Brentford office), weekly fruit platters, free parking facilities
  • Pension scheme with enhanced employer contributions
  • Season ticket loan, childcare assistance, EAP
  • Generous annual leave (including a day off for your birthday)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Covid-19 compliance/safe, managed, working environment

If you are interested, please click apply here or if you would like to know more please email [email protected]

Location

Vantage London

1st Floor Vantage London
Great West Road
Brentford
TW8 9AG

How to find us?

Travel details can be found here: https://www.vantage-london.co.uk/connectivity/