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Regional Sales Manager

We have been a leading figure in publishing for more than 500 years. We have always been a forward-looking organization, maximizing the technology for the day, but the digital revolution is bringing enormous change, fast. That same spirit of adventure and entrepreneurialism is critical to our future success. In a fast-changing publishing landscape, OUP welcomes the inquisitive, the inventive, and the ambitious; people who challenge the conventional, and pioneer the possible.

The Education Division provides print and digital resources across Secondary, Primary and Trade and Children's markets, both for the UK and for customers around the world.  We are passionately committed to our mission to educate and inspire through book, board and screen.

Our mission is to partner with schools to offer bespoke integrated blended service through a collaborative, consultative sales approach, enabling us to support our customers with the right selection of products and services that will enhance teaching and learning.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Education Division as a Regional Sales Manager. Reporting in to the Head of Primary Sales you will lead and manage a team of sales consultants including coaching and training. In this role you will ensure targets are met and exceeded whilst being responsible for the Brand Management of specific Primary brands.

The territories this role is responsible for include Northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

About You

The successful applicant will have a passion for Education and have consultative sales skills. You will be target driven, collaborative, self-motivated and adaptable. You will also need to demonstrate the management of field based teams and ideally have knowledge of publishing and brand management.

You will have the following:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to construct and deliver presentations to a wide variety of audiences
  • Ability to think creatively, independently and flexibly
  • Leading and coaching a team
  • Experience of selling digital products and services
  • Experience of selling to educational establishments

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ROLE IS COVERING THE NORTH OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND AND THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL NEED TO BE HOME BASED IN TERRITORY. ONCE PERMITTED, WE ENVISAGE THERE WILL BE TIME SPENT IN THE FIELD TRAVELLING TO SCHOOLS IN IN THE TERRITORY

We’re all currently working from home at the moment due to COVID.  We are currently thinking through how we use our offices in the future and are open to discussing flexibility within this such as a blend of office and home working

 

Benefits

We care about work/life balance here at OUP and are open to discussing flexibility in respect of working hours and the use of technology to support regular remote working, dependent on role.

We help make your money go further by contributing to your pension up to 11%, offering loans and savings schemes through our partnership with Salary Finance, in addition to travel to work schemes and access to a wide range of local discounts.

Please see our Rewards and Recognition page for more information.

This role also comes with bonus and sales car.

Queries

Please contact wendy.foster@oup.com with any queries relating to this role.

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.


 
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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
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  • Division:
    Education
  • Department:
    Primary Sales
  • Closing Date:
    16 May 2021
  • Salary:
    Dependent on skills & experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:
    2192
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