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Head of National Sales

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  • Sector:

    Skills and Apprenticeships

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  • Salary:

    £45 - £50K

  • Contact:

    James Ellis

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Head of National Sales


Coyne Recruitment work with the UKs leading skills providers. Our Berkshire based client is the leading provider of skills and training services and have an exciting opportunity for talented and charismatic Head of Sales, with a passion for developing new client relationships to join our clients team.

The focus of the role will be to identify and win new opportunities with large, national levy paying clients, who will benefit from our clients high quality work-based learning and apprenticeship solutions. This is an amazing opportunity for a senior apprenticeship sales leader who can help build and scale this already successful provider to a more national basis. Our client offers a great work life balance, pension scheme and holiday entitlement along with fantastic opportunities for future growth and development.

The successfully candidate will be an experienced professional with a passion for the Further Education sector, with also a core understanding of Apprenticeship Sales.

Experience and knowledge required:

  • Proven track record of successfully securing new client contracts, primarily with larger, multi-sector, multi-site levy paying organisations on a national scale

  • Experience of working with large businesses with all levels including senior leaders

  • Managing a successful apprenticeship sales function

  • Track record of consultatively supporting clients with the design of Apprenticeship models that support their specific needs

  • Experience with helping HR and L&D professionals develop their L&D strategy and spend their levy fund

  • Proven track record of consistently meeting KPIs

  • Experience creating and implementing effective and innovative workforce development solutions

  • Experience of working with senior leaders/ Board level contacts in a related or similar market sector

  • Commercial background (ideally in the wider FE sector)

Skills and behaviours required:

  • A blend of management, technical, creative and business skills

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload alongside strong project management skills

  • Ability to present solutions to clients in both formal and informal environments

  • Knowledge of skills funding, policy and landscape

  • Excellent IT skills, including use of MS Office packages

  • Creative thinker, with an open mind to explore new areas and opportunities

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about learning

  • Unique character with great charisma

  • Use of a car and a clean driving licence

  • Able to work flexible hours and commit to overnight stays as and when required

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