JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE
We are seeking a highly motivated and results-driven Key Account Manager to join our sales team in the UAE. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing multiple key accounts across the UAE, building and maintaining long-term relationships with decision-makers and educators, and promoting our learning solutions (both digital and print) across the UAE market.
The responsibilities of the Key Account Manager include:
• Proactively contacting existing and potentially new clients by visiting, meeting, giving presentations, and providing information to decision-makers in the educational sector.
• Being the point of contact and relationship manager for our clients and fostering these relationships to establish long-term professional relationships.
• Developing and implementing sales strategies to achieve sales targets.
• Conducting tailor-made product presentations to educators in conjunction with the Training Unit.
• Ensuring optimum promotion of our products and solutions at exhibitions, conferences, and seminars.
• Transferring K-12 and ELT knowledge to new team members.
• Ability to target growing markets, identify and follow-up opportunities in a timely manner.
• Collaborating with other departments, such as marketing and customer service, to ensure customer satisfaction and retention.
• Conducting market research to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and opportunities in the education industry.
Required skills and qualifications
• Five or more years of experience in B2B Sales, Lead generation, and Field Sales,
• Proven experience as a Key Account Manager or relevant sales role.
• Ability to manage multiple accounts and projects.
• Experience within a digital, software, or multimedia products would be desirable.
• An understanding of the Education sector would be desirable.
• Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
• Results-driven and Goal Oriented.
• Fluency in English.
Overall, we are looking for a candidate who can effectively manage key accounts, build lasting relationships, and promote our learning solutions in the UAE market. If you possess the necessary skills and experience, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Smart Education LLC, a UAE based educational distributor, was established by a group of experienced educators from the Middle East, UK and US, to provide regionally specific content for schools and educational institutions, following the leading international standards.
We provide high-quality learning and teaching materials for US K–12, Tertiary, and Vocational materials and English Language Teaching and Learning resources.
OUR VISION is to become a leading regional distributor for the education sector by providing products and services of the highest international standard.
OUR MISSION is to assist communities in the region in acquiring and providing education that meets the challenges of the global environment.
How we are helping the industry
Smart Education seeks to assist countries in development, by providing industry-leading solutions and materials for K-12, Secondary, Tertiary, and Vocational education across the region. Programmes and services offered by Smart are supported by the four pillars of education – Teaching, Learning, Training and Assessment.
SMART Education addresses key educational challenges by offering products & service solutions for:
- Literacy Development
- Enhancing Learning and Training
- Improving Employability