Area Manager, West China
Permanent - Full time
Location: Chengdu, China
What it’s about
Reporting to the Regional Commercial Head, the Area Manager will be responsible for leading sales activities to support revenue growth with new and existing exam centres within the territory of West China: Sichuan, Chongqing, Yunnan, Guiyang, Qinghai, Gansu, Xijiang and Tibet.
What you’ll be doing
You will be responsible for:
• Developing the business plan for the territory in conjunction with the Regional Commercial Head and documenting detailed sales plans for each territory / account
• Driving the sales process from initiation to completion, organising and delivering promotional presentations, attending conferences, events and seminars, identifying and reporting new business opportunities and providing market intelligence.
• Developing relationships with key stakeholders in the region including institutions, government and exam centres and maintaining specialist knowledge about our markets and the wider-educational landscape.
What we’re looking for
You will be an experienced business development manager with proven experience of closing high value sales in the region. You will have excellent communications skills in both English and Mandarin (at least C1 in both). You will have experience of successfully of building relationships and negotiating a wide range of B2B and B2G contracts. Knowledge of educational systems and assessment would be an advantage.
Who we are
Cambridge English Language Assessment (www.cambridgeenglish.org) is a division of Cambridge Assessment (www.cambridgeassessment.org.uk), a not-for-profit department of University of Cambridge. We develop and produce the most valuable range of qualifications for learners and teachers of English in the world. Over 5 million people in 130 countries take our exams every year. Around the world over 20,000 universities, employers, government ministries and other organisations rely on our exams and qualifications as proof of English language ability.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 05 May 2017 and interviews will be held on 31 May 2017.
To find out more about this role please view the job description or to apply, please upload your covering letter and CV.
As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited
Cambridge Assessment is an equal opportunities employer