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Job Title: Business Development Executive

Salary: COMPETITIVE

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan, Hybrid

Contract: Permanent, Full time

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact in the world of education? We are seeking a dedicated and passionate professional to lead our business development initiatives, drive the widespread success of our resources in schools, cultivate strong relationships, and embrace opportunities in the ever-evolving educational landscape.

About the role

This role is pivotal to our country strategy, focusing on business development in Islamabad and the wider punjab region. With Islamabad being a hub for major school chains and hosting influential schools, this role is crucial for our presence in the area.

Your primary responsibilities encompass strategic growth and relationship building. You will craft... and execute business development strategies in alignment with our education objectives, driving the widespread adoption of our resources in schools within your designated territory.

Key accountabilities will be:
• Establish and nurture strong relationships with key stakeholders in both Cambridge and local curriculum schools. Understand their unique needs and tailor solutions to meet their educational goals.
• Maintaining meticulous records of sales activities, customer interactions, and market intelligence. Utilising this data to create insightful periodic reports for management review.
• Keeping a keen eye on market trends and competitor activities within your territory. Providing valuable insights to drive our business strategies and capitalise on emerging opportunities.
• Engage with the provincial Government curriculum regulator for resource approval process in line with National Curriculum of Pakistan (NCP).

Additionally, you will be providing product support, training, and post-sales services, ensuring schools maximise the benefits of our offerings and become long-term advocates.

This is your opportunity to shape the future of education in your territory. If you are a proactive and results-driven individual with a passion for education, we want to hear from you!

About you

Your experience in recent sales or business development preferably within the education sector, equips you with the insights needed to excel in this role. Your understanding of the education industry and teaching experience especially within Pakistan, is invaluable, and your exceptional communication and presentation skills set you apart. Your ability to build and maintain relationships is a crucial asset.

Your strong organisational and time management skills empower you to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Your proficient problem-solving and decision-making abilities enable you to drive effective strategies and your proficiency in using relevant software tools and technologies for data analysis and reporting is a significant advantage.

While not mandatory, your knowledge of the UK educational system is a desirable bonus.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity and what will make you successful, please see the full job description attached to the bottom of this vacancy on our careers site.

Rewards and benefits

We will support you to be at your best in work and to live well outside of it. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a world-class, flexible rewards package.

We are a hybrid working organisation, and we offer a range of flexible working options from day one. We expect most hybrid-working colleagues to spend 40-60% of their time at their dedicated office or location. We will also consider other work arrangements if you wish to work more flexibly or require adjustments due to a disability.

Ready to pursue your potential? Apply now.

We review applications on an ongoing basis, with a closing date for all applications being 17th May and interviews are scheduled to take place early in June.

Please note that successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory background checks including DBS due to working in a regulated industry.

Why join us

Joining us is your opportunity to pursue potential. You'll belong to a collaborative team that's exploring new and better ways to serve students, teachers and researchers across the globe – for the benefit of individuals, society and the world. Sharing our mission will inspire your own growth, development and progress, in an environment which embraces difference, change and aspiration.

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, gender identity and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe better outcomes come through diversity of thought, background and approach. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and communities, actively seeking to employ people from a wide range of different communities
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