Business Development Executive - Educational Sales, Scotland

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Business Development Executive - Educational Sales, Scotland

Job description

We are a successful travel management company for the charity and academic communities and we’re proud and passionate about what we do.


We are currently looking for an Educational Business Development Executive to join the Diversity Study Trips team to develop new school, college and university business in Scotland. You will be responsible for building relationships with teaching staff from universities, colleges and schools to identify and secure new sales opportunities. Experience of working within or selling to the Education sector is essential, as is a proactive, collaborative and persuasive sales approach.  Primary responsibilities will include:


  • Building relationships with Scottish Universities, Colleges and Schools, following up leads, attending events (on a local and national scale), pitching for new educational accounts
  • Presenting Diversity Travel brand and products to small and large audiences (parent information evenings, Student Union presentations, Gap year talks, University Heads of Procurement, Academics and administration teams)
  • Following up on new leads and generating new ones through research and cold calling


Requirements

  • Experience of working within or selling to the Education Sector (Schools, Colleges, Universities)
  • A proactive, collaborative and tenacious sales approach
  • Demonstrable success in a business development role and managing a sales region
  • Self-motivated - you will be working from home developing your own sales region
  • Experience of selling a travel product into the Education sector would be beneficial (but is not essential)



In return you’ll receive some fantastic benefits:


  • Salary plus performance related bonus with OTE £35K
  • 24.5 days holiday (plus bank holidays), rising to 25.5 days
  • Option to buy or sell annual leave days
  • Excellent opportunities for internal progression
  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounted staff travel
  • Cycle to Work Scheme


If you’re interested in our role and meet the requirements above, then please do get in touch. Our working hours are Monday - Friday, 8.45am – 5.30pm. This is a field sales role, working from home and holding meetings remotely via TEAMS and on campus (when permitted).   Please note that a job offer for this role will be subject to a successful DBS check.


Welcome to Diversity Travel – We’re a successful travel management company for the charity and academic communities. We’re proud and passionate about what we do in helping our clients understand and save money on their travel and accommodation. We invite you to visit our company LinkedIn page https://www.linkedin.com/company/diversity-travel/ to learn more about us and what we do.


We’re proud and passionate about what we do.

We embrace diversity and treat everyone with respect and trust.

We always look to improve our products, services and ourselves.

We keep the customer at the heart of everything we do.