• Posted: September 9, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Macmillan Education South Africa is a world class educational content and service provider. As a trusted publishing brand in South Africa, we support learners, teachers and institutions through a lifetime of learning by providing them with content in the most relevant, engaging and flexible formats. Our passion for learning and our commitment to elevate edu...
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    Provincial Sales & Marketing Representative

    Macmillan Education provides world class content in the most relevant, engaging and flexible formats to support students, teachers and institutions through a lifetime of learning. Macmillan Education produces content for English Language Teaching (ELT) and for Schools curricula around the world whilst Palgrave Higher Education develops and distributes textbooks, e-books and interactive e-learning resources primarily for University-level students.

    • Grade 12 or equivalent (required).
    • Degree or Diploma, preferably in commerce or education (desired).
    • 3+ years’ experience in a similar Sales position.
    • Experience of working within international and local companies, preferably in the sales and marketing or education sectors.  
    • Experience of negotiating with teachers, principals, education officials or other relevant decision makers.
    • Deep understanding of the South African education landscape.
    • Able to multi-task/ crisis manage.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Able to travel nationally.
    • Maintain confidentiality and integrity.
    • Ability to work in a matrix structure.
    • Able to competently use office productivity software.
    • Be in possession of a valid driver’s license.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To promote Macmillan’s product range to targeted schools and TVET College staff, booksellers, education officials and librarians using a needs-based methodology in order to achieve or exceed annual turnover targets.
    • To develop and maintain knowledge of the product range to ensure existing adoptions are maintained and take-away opportunities are capitalized on.
    • To identify new customers and opportunities to which we can promote our product range in order to grow our market reach and revenue in a most effective manner.
    • To comply with the customer centricity plan to ensure long-term relationships are cultivated such that the win/win principle is achieved.
    • To communicate with line manager regarding market intelligence to position the company to capitalise on opportunities.
    • To conduct administrative duties timeously and accurately in order to aid planning, improve productivity and maintain the integrity of market information.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Macmillan Education on career5.successfactors.eu to apply
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