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CLIENT LIASISON

Closing date: 31 July 2024

EduFeArn is a leading EdTech publisher dedicated to developing innovative, high-quality educational materials for schools and corporations in South Africa. Our mission is to address the country's socio-economic challenges by creating solutions to improve the dire educational system. We envision a society with the skills, attitudes, and values needed to thrive in a global technology-driven world.

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Client Liaison to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a proactive call centre agent with an assertive and determined approach to identifying and securing new business opportunities. This individual will play a crucial role in identifying opportunities for Corporate Social Investment (CSI) and diversifying revenue generation by obtaining funding from corporations interested in educational development.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively call potential clients to generate meetings and set up appointments.

  • Develop relationships with corporates to generate orders for our products and services through their CSI initiatives.

  • Identify and contact potential customers in corporates, NGOs, government, and schools to secure procurement.

  • Meet monthly sales targets and revenue goals.

  • Participate in product development and contribute to social media and other marketing and promotional initiatives.

  • Maintain customer relationships and provide feedback on existing solutions and services for product or service improvement.

  • Gather critical market insights to inform CSI strategy and objectives.

  • Establish and maintain a database of corporates/companies and NGOs.

  • Build and maintain relationships with an identified network of contacts.

  • Establish a customer base.

  • Identify opportunities for CSI collaboration and link projects and programs to EduFeArn products and offerings.

  • Prepare presentations and proposals.

  • Promote and present our product and service offerings.

  • Planned and rolled out marketing campaigns in collaboration with the marketing department.


Requirements:

  • Proven experience in sales, preferably in the CSI and education sector.

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and networking skills.

  • Ability to work independently and manage a sales pipeline.

  • Proven ability to meet sales targets and revenue generation goals.

  • Passion for education and commitment to promoting our mission, vision, and values.

  • Comprehensive understanding of Corporate Social Investment.

  • Excellent communication etiquette and people skills.

  • Project management experience is a plus.

  • Ability to apply creativity and innovation to sales strategies.

  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Careful attention to detail.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.

  • Skills to develop PowerPoint presentations and draw up accurate and detailed reports.

  • Able to travel nationally.

  • Experience and ability to work with a CRM system.

 

We offer a competitive salary package, a supportive team environment, and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in education. If you have a track record of success in fundraising and/or sales and are passionate about education, we want to hear from you

 

Applicants who have not received a reply within four weeks of the closing date may assume their application has been unsuccessful.

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