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Head of Sales and Marketing




IT & Engineering Sales


£50,000 to £70,000 Per Annum


Benefits and Bonus


Greater Manchester

Contract Type:


Head of Sales and Marketing – Education Technology – Salary up to £70,000 - Manchester

Working as part of the senior leadership team you will lead on sales and business development in UK and abroad. The company provides a range of award-winning cloud solutions in digital assessment technology to the higher education sector in the UK and internationally.
  • Develop and implement sales and management strategies to accelerate European growth
  • “Hands on” sales / business development within the Higher Education Sector
  • Lead, direct and develop a team of two salespeople
  • Monitor performance of sales and marketing activities based on key metrics
  • Drive approach into target lists and presenting the software as a services product through virtual conferences and webinars to potential customers
  • Prepare reports and insight to share with rest of senior management
  • Conduct research to identify new markets, assess market fit and customer needs
  • Develop a plan professionalisation of marketing and social media
  • Develop and execute go-to-market and operational strategies to achieve business goals
  • Role is Manchester-base with travel within the UK and occasionally Europe (circa 30 days a year travel) 
Experience required:
  • Previous experience in a Senior Sales role with experience of selling a technology product to the public sector
  • Understanding of the higher education landscapes and trends is ideal, but not essential
  • Proven experience as a driven sales and business developer
  • Operational and strategic sales experience
  • Ability to drive the sales process from planning to closing
  • Ability to favourably position products against competitors
  • Experience of selling a technology based / Saas product into public sector (long sales cycle)
  • Experience of presenting technology products through virtual conferences and webinars
  • Working on bids and tender processes 
Salary and Benefits:
  • Basic Salary up to £70,000 dependent on current salalry and experience
  • Long-term share incentive plan
  • Flexible working
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pension plan and benefits
  • Paid phone & Mac or PC 
This Head of Sales and Marketing vacancy is being handled by Langham Recruitment Ltd. Langham Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales (reg 11525223).
Keywords: Head of Sales, Sales Director, Business Development Manager, Business Development Director, Public Sector Sales, Sales and Marketing Director, Higher Education Sales