US Business Development Sales Job Brighton Office
Looking for a new sales role with a difference? Join our awesome US sales team at our friendly Brighton office. We’re rapidly expanding our US schools team to support the growth of the Lumio subscription product. If you’re a smart, hard-working sales person seeking a more interesting alternative to the typical biz dev/sales job, read on!
You will be working with an awesome educational product for US elementary schools. Lumio helps kids learn math in a fun and engaging way. For bright and ambitious candidates with sales experience, this role offers fantastic potential to progress as the company grows. Working from our Brighton office, you will be contacting schools in the US to offer free trials, showcase the Lumio product and convert trialists to subscribers.
Skills & Experience
* Outbound sales skills: identifying needs, pitching, objection handling
* Communication: open questioning, listening, great phone manner
* Familiar with customer database systems e.g. salesforce
* Excellent spoken and written English
* Telephone work (sales/fund raising/similar)
* Experience with cold outbound sales and the whole sales cycle
You will be speaking with our US school customers so need to be either from the US or Canada originally, have lived there or have equivalent experience with US culture and language conventions. (We are also recruiting for the UK version of this role). You will be able to learn, be ready to work hard and have a genuine enthusiasm and passion for our product and schools audience. You must be self-reliant and able to cope in a challenging (but exciting) start-up environment.
You will need very strong communication skills to understand the needs of today’s classrooms and help convey the relevant values of our product. You are able to quickly establish a connection with customers at different levels from busy teachers to senior management.
If you have experience working with software or subscription services, schools/education or mobile technology this would be an advantage but not required.
£18000 – 25000 annual basic, negotiable, dependant on experience
10% uncapped commission
* This is a full time role
* Working hours are 11-7.30, 12-8.30 or 1-9pm
* Small friendly team
* High quality product
* A genuinely positive purpose
* Growth industry
* Great transport links to all areas of Brighton
* Huge potential for career progression
Lighthouse Learning is a children’s educational software company providing high quality digital learning resources for schools in the US and UK. Our mission is to engage young learners with delightful learning experiences on any device. Thousands of children across the US enjoy learning math with our Lumio online resource and mobile apps.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our team. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexuality, age, marital status or disability.