Full Time

Associate Partner Sales Manager

Posted 2 months ago
Application ends: October 26, 2021
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Job Description

Partner Sales Manager

Location: Guangzhou

Main duties:

  • Delivers agreed revenue and recruitment targets into all Study Group Higher Education programmes.
  • Develops the customer value proposition for Study Group’s Central China based agents
  • Identifies opportunities to grow key accounts into higher value tier. 
  • Ensures maximum levels of competitor and market awareness
  • Effectively operates in a commercial, cost focused environment
  • Monitors the sales pipeline and forecast accurate future sales opportunities across team.
  • Positively engages with and contributes to the HE Brand, Agent and APD teams and to the wider Global Sales and Marketing team
  • Supports the leadership of a best in class sales team through setting and communicating high standards of performance and behaviour

Essential Criteria:

  • Educated to Degree standard or compensating industry experience
  • Experience of working in account sales planning and implementation. (such experience does not have to be from the higher education sector)
  • Experience of working in a sales matrix team, both in-office and remotely (virtually)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience of working in the higher education sector
  • Experience of developing and implementing recruitment strategies
  • IT literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience of face to face sales
  • An ability to deal professionally with all staff, clients, partners and students
  • A quick learner able to understand and action effectively new tasks
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work flexibly and independently with limited supervision and remote management.
  • Ability to set own targets and strategies
  • Ability to present to large groups in a confident and persuasive manner
  • Ability to research and analyse market trends and produce reports
  • Excellent bi-lingual skills in Chinese and English both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and a positive attitude

Desirable Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree and above /or overseas study experience
  • Experience of International student recruitment within a Higher Education sector
  • Experience of writing/designing promotional campaigns
  • Experience of channel sales (i.e. through agent network or similar)

About Study Group

We are a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with a number of Top Tier Universities. Voted as the 2017, 2018 and 2020 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.  

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