Here's a sales role that spreads goodness to the next generation!
Learning Roots has established itself as a leading Islamic publishing company for children, making learning fun and inspirational.
We have been growing continuously since our inception way back in 2004. Now we have developed a very exciting new strategy to take the business to a totally new level, in our mission to support parents in raising great children.
It is an exciting time to join Learning Roots!
The right person can have a great impact and progress within the business and grow professionally.
Regional Business Development Executive
Role: Business Development Executive
Report: Head of Marketing
Location: Regional, UK
Salary: Competitive – depending on experience + bonus
Why we need you...
Here's the purpose of the role:
Drive sales and distribution reach of all Learning Roots products in the UK and International Markets
What you'll have to do...
Here are your key responsibilities:
Achieve annual / quarterly / monthly sales and distribution targets
Develop new business partners in the UK, including mainstream booksellers/retailers
Develop partnership and sell into Madrasah and Muslim Schools
Account Manager existing and future customer base maximising portfolio sales & distribution with Joint Business Plans (JBP)
Enter Learning Roots into key international markets and account manage distributors/retailers/schools in those markets.
Develop and execute relevant Route to Market / Go to Market strategy for the various products within the portfolio.
Work with the marketing team to develop and execute a compelling channel proposition
Develop innovative sales strategies
Regular sales and market reports identifying gaps and opportunities
Do you have what it takes?
Here are the knowledge and skill requirements for the role:
2-5 years’ successful sales/business development experience
A Bachelor's degree / related training
Strong interpersonal / people skills
Excellent written/ and presentation skills
Understanding of the UK Madrassa and Muslim School space & environment
Understanding of Route to Market and channel management
Numerical and analytical skills
The ability to manage multiple customers and tasks at one time
Passion for books in general and children’s books in particular
Clean driving licence - UK travel will be required
If you think this is the role for you, and you'd love to join our team, you know what to do!
Please have the following ready for your application: 1. CV or LinkedIn Profile 2. Cover message explaining why this role is your calling