Mackenzie Stuart is working with a leading Higher education provider who are actively seeking an International Sales Director to come on board and work with the organisation to increase market presence and accounts in international markets. This position will be based out of the US and will require a candidate with strong experience in international sales.
Our client is one of the leading providers of education management systems in the higher education market. With strong market presence in the US they are rapidly expanding and now looking for someone to come on board and head up their international growth.
They have recently experienced great success in the education management space and are heavily investing in high calibre candidates to assist them with taking the business to the next level. Our client is an employee centred organisation, recognising that employees are the key to their success, and they offer extensive training and opportunities to all their employees.
The organisation focuses on working closely as a transparent team, ensuring all employees have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Our client is now looking to continue their success within the education market through taking on ambitious and driven individuals with the future plan to continue their growth and success.
This position will be responsible for developing and leading on the ‘Go to market’ strategy, identifying and building relationships on an international basis.
A strong focus for this role will be around identifying and signing up new business within the higher ed market space. Leading a team of Channel partners this position will work closely with the team to ensure successful entry into new markets, growing presence and revenue within the higher ed space.
Relationship building and maintaining is a key focus for this position with the successful candidate being the face of the company as they continue their growth within the international market.
Extensive market research is required to ensure the company will be successful in and competitive in the changing market environment, this role will offer future scope for personal development further down the line.
The successful candidate must have experience in the international education market with business development and sales experience being essential for this role. It is essential for the candidate to have experience within the education space with higher Ed being highly preferred.
This role requires a candidate with a proven track record of delivering results within a target driven environment, the candidate must be forward thinking and have the ability to sell, negotiate and close business confidentially.
It is required that the candidate for this position has previously been successful in finding and singing up new business relationships. Fluency in a language additional to English would be highly advantageous for this role.
If you feel you are suitable for this role please apply below.
Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors.
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Job Reference: ISD:OB
$110,000 - 140,000