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Head of Sales - Oxbridge Applications

Dukes Education
Reference number:
HOS-OA-04.2018

In the role of Head of Sales for Oxbridge Applications (OA), you will lead a team of dedicated and passionate junior consultants who provide university admissions guidance to students aspiring to study at Oxbridge as well as top law and medical schools in the UK. This role is ideal for someone looking to take the next step up in their career, in an exciting managerial position, with the fastest growing private education company in the UK.

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The successful candidate will play an important role in developing sales strategies to promote and sell our services in the UK and key markets around the world. You will bring experience (or in-depth understanding) of the Oxbridge teaching system to the business and run a team who will build and manage positive, long-term relationships with high-value clients. Bringing your academic expertise and leadership to the team, you will work with the Head of OA to maximise growth and be a key driver of the sales strategy for OA.

An exceptional communicator you will be passionate about the value education can add to the lives of young people and believe in supporting students to achieve the highest level of success of which they are capable. Additionally, you will be dedicated to providing bespoke, premier customer service throughout a student’s academic journey with us.

Duties & responsibilities

Consultative sales

  • Work alongside the Head of OA to develop a strategy that maximises sales and business growth – including the ability to analyse and manipulate client data to generate effective, targeted strategies and campaigns.
  • Conduct Private Consultations with families, schools and third-party agencies around the world to sell effective support programmes for students’ applications to competitive universities.
  • Client relationships - play a vital role in the journey of each students’ individual success and personal academic development.
  • Proactively adapt and innovate sales processes according to new product lines and client experience – maximising efficiency whilst not compromising on quality.

Programme delivery

  • Collaborate with the client management team to innovate and quality control the products and services we sell and deliver – providing a crucial link between the sales and client management teams.
  • Regularly monitor clients’ progress (using Salesforce) ensuring they are on track academically and receiving the best service possible from the client management team.

Reporting

  • Review and report sales KPIs, financial performance and new business developments to the Head of OA.

Training

  • Utilise your commercial and academic knowledge to motivate and manage a team of dedicated junior consultants who will help deliver the sales strategy.

Line Management

  • Responsible for a team of junior consultants including temps.

Person Specification

  • Degree from Cambridge or Oxford University or direct knowledge and understanding of the Oxbridge teaching system.
  • Proven consultative sales experience, ideally, but not necessarily in the education sector.
  • Understanding of the UK education sector.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Results driven and committed to providing bespoke customer service.    
  • Strong management and leadership skills – able to build and motivate a team.
  • Have a genuine desire to help young people reach their full potential.

What we offer

  • £25k-£27k per annum depending on experience + quarterly sales bonuses.
  • 25 days holiday + Christmas closedown period.
  • Friendly, vibrant and challenging working environment.
  • Flexible working conditions.

 

 

 

Events Assistant

Oxbridge Applications
Reference number:
EA-OA-03.2018

The Events team at Dukes Education Consultancy are looking for an aspiring Events Assistant to join them!

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Event delivery

  • Assist with event logistics planning, ensuring all aspects of events are delivered efficiently, effectively and with the highest quality of customer care.
  • More specifically you will:
    • Oversee delegate registers - for Private Clients, Independent Bookings, and School Bookings – ensuring delegates are registered and all details correct.
    • Enable the smooth operation of the events timetable – juggling extensive schedules to ensure all sessions are attended.
    • Book transport and accommodation for small to large-scale events.
    • Report on individual event budgets on a daily basis.
    • Oversee collateral and materials (i.e. printed tests, brochures, flyers, presentations, banners) working with the marketing team to develop collateral content.

Tutor recruitment and management

  • Recruit and manage a pool of tutors, speakers and consultants - fostering these relationships by ensuring they are accurately briefed and supervised before, during and after events.
  • Take a lead on the creation of our monthly tutor newsletter - working internally across teams to collate relevant information.

Systems, strategy and reporting

  • Ensure all events are updated on the CRM system.
  • Continually build relationships with suppliers and venues, collating a database of contacts for use in event delivery.
  • Work on the Events strategy to improve event delivery and success rate.

Person Specification

  • Educated to degree level (or international equivalent).
  • Personable and resourceful.
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Excellent administrative and planning skills.
  • Experience using Salesforce or other CRM systems (desirable).

What we offer

  • £20k-£22k depending on experience.
  • 25 days holiday + 8 day Christmas closedown period.
  • Friendly, vibrant and challenging working environment.
  • Flexible working conditions. ​

 

Our values

Dukes Education is established but forward-thinking; expert but not elitist. Everything we do at Dukes is driven by a strong sense of how we can help young people worldwide to achieve their true potential. 

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Our Team

Dukes Education comprises a team of dynamic specialists, dedicated to realising our aims of providing a personal and expert approach to education.

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