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Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Accountancy & Finance
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Perm role based in CBD|WFH totally flexible |up to $75k base| open to experience| education sector
Your new company
An exciting time to join this organisation in the education sector as they are continuing to expand their product portfolio to offer more & more digital alternatives and solutions. Partnering with students, teachers/lecturers and Universities across Australia to provide innovative learning solutions, combining proven content with emerging digital technologies to deliver the best possible outcomes.

Your new role
You will contribute to the overall revenue of the division, grow the market share and revenue for both print and digital products by winning new take-away business, and increasing lecturer and student take-up of our print and digital content. Your contribution to the team includes:
  • Manage and develop an assigned territory of specific customers and accounts which includes daily sales calls activity, personal and team financial targets for print and digital products, new adoptions reported, number of adoptions retained, closing rate of opportunities and proactively seeking orders from booksellers and influencing buying decisions
  • Maximise sales of the products and services in the Higher Education market in Australia
  • Recognise opportunity from changes in economic conditions, competitor activity, market or educational trends, and demographics
  • Manage and co-ordinate tender processes and contracts where applicable
  • Liaise with key stakeholders within the Higher Education market to identify new business opportunities and grow the market share by developing relationships, networking and fact finding to drive the achievement of targets and objectives
  • Make suggestions on strategies and changes to develop business in assigned territory
  • Maintain accuracy in company records such as ensuring all calls are logged in, opportunities are tracked with correct details and customers' details are accurately captured
What you'll need to succeed
  • Sound understanding of solution-selling
  • Demonstrated passion for technology
  • Prior experience in the publishing industry is a plus but not essential
  • Ability to influence key decision makers such as academics and other institutional staff in relation to the use of digital learning technology within their organization
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with effective oral and written communication skills
  • Also open to candidates from an educational background that are open to a career move
What you'll get in return
Work for an inclusive and welcoming organisation that thrives on team work, supporting their employees and encouraging progression which can include areas for upskills and opportunities for learning, involvement in projects and exposure to other departments. You will receive full training in this role to ensure you succeed. Other benefits include additional leave, study systems and mentoring programs. Hours will be 8.30-5pm with a 1hour lunch.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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About Hays
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays believes the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. They are passionate about connecting candidates with the right job for them.

Hays operates in over 40 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand. They find permanent jobs for over 15,000 people a year and temporary and contract assignments for over 25,000 people a year and at any one time employ over 20,000 temporaries and contractors.

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