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Educational Software Consultant

About the role

Job title: Business Development Sales Consultant (Education)

Salary: £25,000 basic with OTE £37,000 - £50,000

Location: Gateshead – 5 days in the office (Monday – Friday)


The successful candidate will specifically focus on working with existing customers with a view to extending their current software packages. Due to the warmth of the leads, strength of our products and excellent reputation within the industry, targets are achievable, although this is dependent on excellent listening, questioning and record-keeping skills. Full training will be given on our products and how best to approach customers in order to maximise opportunities.

Your responsibility will be to achieve sales targets in a manner which will be in-line with the culture and reputation of the company. You will be able to demonstrate a desire and passion for this exciting role and an ability to achieve or exceed targets.


  • Support schools in making an informed decision on Lexia products.
  • Provide online consultations, demonstrations, and training sessions.
  • Maintain close, regular contact with enquirers.
  • Provide telephone advice and support.
  • Give pricing information, negotiate, and agree a tailored literacy solution.
  • Develop new business through existing relationships.
  • Occasionally visit schools and attend trade shows/exhibitions.


  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Adaptable - to meet the demands of the role.
  • Good ICT skills including Excel, Word, Teams.
  • Required to take holidays out of school term time.
  • Working with schools, you will be required to pass a DBS check.


  • Has worked in education (Teacher, HLTA, Adviser).
  • Experience in delivering web-based training.
  • Experience in Lexia software and/or how children learn to read.


Include: generous commission, company pension, Perk Box, Health Shield and holiday package of up to 37 days (inc. Bank holidays). Our modern, top floor office provides stunning views of Tyneside and is conveniently located next to local transport links and amenities.

If you are interested in this exciting new role, please click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of the team will get back to you.

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