Introduction

Learning Curve Group are national training provider going through an exciting period of change and growth across all of its services. As part of this growth, we are looking for a Regional Account Manager to support the appointed External Client Service Director's strategic vision within our commercial division. Supporting the RAD with managing key accounts and identifying suitable new business development opportunities within the designated region. To support the new business income target within the designated region. Where appropriate be the primary point of contact with prospective clients within the designated region or support the RAD with queries as applicable. To provide clear, accurate advice and guidance to customers. Business Development

Key Responsibilities

    DUTIES                                                                                                                                            
    • Support the RAD to evaluate the market landscape (including strength and weaknesses of competitors) and scope out opportunities to win new business and work alongside the RAD to implement the sales strategy that creates ongoing opportunities for new business within the designated region.
    • Identify and develop sales opportunities with decision makers at prospective clients through cold calling, marketing campaigns, networking and attendance at appropriate events.
    • Support the development and delivery of high-calibre propositions and presentations for existing and prospective clients at various levels
    • Market the company’s existing range of products and services through sales meetings, presentations and conference calls.
    • To have a persuasive approach and convert potential clients into active partners
    • Develop a rapport with new clients and provide support that will continually improve the relationship and drive sales.
    • Support the identification of market trends and potential new products and / or services.
    • Where appropriate, supply advice and guidance on funding rules, audit compliance and best practice
    • Deal promptly, efficiently and professionally with client and colleague requests
    • Facilitate appropriate training sessions to new and prospective clients
    • Promote any appropriate existing services or products that could help the company’s clients meet or achieve their set targets and objectives.
    • Ensure marketing team are continually updated on any amendments to contacts on our mailing database.
    • Support the RAD to meet and / or exceed set revenue income targets and develop the prospect business pipeline and assist in the development of an on-going client generation strategy
    • Contribute to overall business activity, including networking events and conferences

    ESSENTIAL CRITERIA                                                                                                                         
    We love to develop our people so even if you don't meet 100% of the essential criteria, we strongly encourage you to apply. 
    • Honest and trustworthy
    • Flexible
    • Able to work to deadlines
    • A proven track record in successfully meeting and exceeding targets
    • Confident and driven with a desire to achieve both individual and team targets
    • Experience within further education sector

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                               

    You’re unique – and we love that about you. As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

    Don’t just take our word for it though! Our commitment to a number of covenants and pledges will show you just how serious we are about equal opportunities for all:
     
    • Disability Confident Employer
    • Armed Forces Covenant Silver
    • Domestic Abuse Covenant
    • Durham Enable
    • Care Leaver Covenant


    EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                               

    You’re unique – and we love that about you. As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

    Don’t just take our word for it though! Our commitment to a number of covenants and pledges will show you just how serious we are about equal opportunities for all:
     
    • Disability Confident Employer
    • Armed Forces Covenant Silver
    • Domestic Abuse Covenant
    • Durham Enable
    • Care Leaver Covenant
     

    PURPLE PERKS                                                                                                                                             

    26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays 
    We understand the gift of time, whether it’s to see your loved ones or just spending time doing the things you love. That’s why in addition to your basic allowance of 26 days your annual leave allowance can rise to as much as  44 days per annum (inclusive of BH)  because of these amazing extra leave perks:


    Buy & Sell | You can buy sell up to an extra 5 days annual leave each year
    2YRS Service | Staff who have 2YRS service received an extra 2 days annual leave
    5YRS Service | Staff who have 5YRS service receive a further 2 days annual leave
    10YRS Service | Staff who have 10YRS service receive a further 1 days annual leave


    We have a huge range of perks which you can look at here 


    HEAD OFFICE PERKS                                                                                                                  
    We wish we could provide these to all, but as a national company its not always possible. However these perks are available to all staff when they attend our incredible Head Office space. 
    • Electric Car charging points
    • Free fruit, Coffee and Tea
    • Onsite Shower
    • Prayer room on request or list of nearest available places of worship

    If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or need support in applying for this role, please contact our recruitment team on 01388 777129 or Workforus@Learningcurvegroup.co.uk

    Working Flexibly 
    If the working hours, days or times don't quite meet your needs please contact us to see if we can accommodate working flexibly. 

    Essential Criteria

    Learners are at the centre of everything we do so we are committed to safeguarding and promoting their welfare. If your role is applicable, the successful applicant will be required to provide satisfactory references and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. Depending on your role, we may also need to carry out a DBS check.