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Inside Sales Consultant - Sydney, Australia

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McGraw-Hill Education is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that help students, parents, educators and professionals drive results.


Before you read on, check out what we are all about:


What will you get out of your career at McGraw-Hill Education?  


Our vision is to unlock the full potential of each learner and to accelerate learning through intuitive, engaging, efficient and effective experiences – grounded in research.

Helping students attain their goals and achieve their dreams helps everyone.


At McGraw-Hill Education we contribute to a brighter future by bringing together the science of learning and the art of teaching. Harnessing technology enhances learning, both inside and outside of the classroom and deepens the connections between students and educators to empower greater success.


With the fast-changing landscape in Higher Education and the rapid evolution to digital, our Higher Education division has an exciting opportunity for an < Inside Sales Consultant: Higher Education> to join our dynamic team.


Role Overview:


The ideal candidate client will be equally confident in dealing with new and existing customers ... will have a keen appetite for building and developing new relationships ... Fantastic attitude of wanting to go above and beyond to get the job done and importantly a real passion for all things new technology.


How? By working from our Sydney CBD office, contacting academics at Higher Education institutes on a daily basis, via phone, email and campaigns


Once you make meaningful contact key targets, you will use your consultative solution selling experience, to understand the key challenges faced by the modern day academic, and suggest the most appropriate solution for their unit of study.


If we have a solution that fits the customers pain points, you will position this to the customer and agree next steps to close the business, while looging all activity in our CRM tool


If you are successful: You will get to introduce academics across your assigned territory to the most innovative teaching platforms, that will help them deliver the most engaging units of study, that students will love.

Tools & rewards for the success applicant:
  • Laptop
  • Full onboarding programme
  • Attractive remuneration, bonus scheme and benefits commensurate with experience


A deeper dive in the roles & responsibilities:

  • Responsible for achieving existing & new business sales targets, via phone, email and other campaigns
  • Building and managing sales pipelines, and building and managing customer relationships. Use of Salesforce CRM (SFDC) is required in performing these activities.
  • Maintain a high level of product knowledge: it will make solution selling far easier!
  • Working and collaborating with other MHE teams
  • Maintain professional relationships with all key stakeholders – academics, , internal colleagues.

What are we looking for:

  • An understanding of the higher education (university) industry 
  • A passion and hunger for success and results
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to contribute to a friendly team environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Solution-selling and/or consultative sales experience desired but not essential
  • Have the experience or confidence to cold call, on phone
  • Engaging phone/skype based presentation skills
  • Passion for educational technology and helping university learners
  • Degree preferred but not essential

Does this sound like you?  If so we want you to be part of our team, read on:

Next Steps:
  • If you’re interested in this position, submit your resume.
  • We’ll review your resume, and if you might be a match, we’ll contact you.
  • After our first conversation, you may be invited to present a role specific scenario. This is your time to shine!
  • If you’re eager, dynamic and ultimately a good fit, you’ll be afforded the opportunity to change the future of education

 Join a team of those who want to make a difference in education, are intellectually curious and have integrity! We can offer a means for you to achieve the goals you want to accomplish in your career.  Please apply – right now – we can’t wait to meet you! 

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