Professional Services Consultant

Professional Services Consultant, Full time, £30k Basic - Plus Pension, Plus Benefits (including health, travel and parking). OTE £40k


Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Market-leading software supplier seeking a Pre Sales Consultant responsible for developing high quality leads for our expanding internal sales team.


Office based, with the opportunity for regular field work, the successful candidate will liaise closely with our sales and marketing departments with a view to generating leads, networking with existing customers and supporting company initiatives.


The Pre Sales Consultant will be heavily involved in organising and hosting regional promotional events, will occasionally visit customers and perform online consultations or training sessions. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining our strong referrals network and exhibit at national and regional conferences.


Applicants from an educational and/or sales and marketing background are welcome to apply, however this role may also suit someone with training experience.


Full training will be given on our market-leading products.


Duties / Responsibilities:


1.Generate high quality leads for our internal sales team.

2.Maximise the effectiveness of lead generation initiatives.

3.Provide online and onsite consultations, demonstrations and training sessions.

4.Develop and maintain our referrals network.

5.Maintain close, regular contact with customers.

6.Provide telephone advice and support.

7.Give pricing information.

8.Maintain CRM with a high degree of accuracy.

9.Meet/exceed targets.

10.Regularly visit customers and attend trade shows/exhibitions (overnight stays).


Professional Skills:


Ability to be adaptable in order to meet the demands of this developing role

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Good ICT skills – excel and power point

Excellent Maths and English skills

Required to take holidays out of school term time

Working with schools, you will be required to pass an enhanced DBS check

Regular overnight stays

Willing to travel

Full, clean driving license



Educated to degree level in English or Primary Education

Sales and Marketing experience

Training experience and/or teaching/classroom experience

Knowledge and experience of how children learn to read

Experience with web conference presentations/training