Local Business Development & Sales Manager USA

Summary:
Generate local sales for all LAL Language Centres US’s schools. Seek and develop new business partners and revenue generating business opportunities. Assist the Executive Manager in the day-to-day running of the language centre

Location:
Negotiable but preferably in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Line Manager:
Executive Manager

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Negotiable but preferably in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Division: LAL USA
  • Contract length: Permanent

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Seek and develop new business partnerships and revenue generating business opportunities in Florida and Central America
  • Undertake strategic appraisal of local business opportunities
  • Assist in the day-to-day running of the language centr
  • Assist with optimization of social media channels to promote adult and young learner schools
  • Investigate, analyse and recommend revenue generating local products and services
  • Promote Aviation English courses/training in the Aviation Industry (airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities, etc.)
  • Represent LAL at meetings, workshops and conferences as required
  • Implement a proactive approach to direct sales: website, social media, networking, in person etc.
  • Produce reports on competitors, markets and school specific reports as required.
  • Liaise with and support other departments as and when required
  • Recommend and manage promotional activities, campaigns and materials
  • Undertake any additional duties as reasonably required to meet the needs of the wider group business.

 

To be eligible to apply for this position candidates MUST:

 

  • Have demonstrable experience in Customer Relations, Sales, and Marketing
  • Have excellent written and spoken communication skills in both English and Spani SpanishSpanish
  • Have experience using a variety of marketing tools (such as, but not limited to, Facto, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Be proficient in Microsoft (Word, Outlook and Excel)
  • Background in education or travel industries preferred
  • Must be legally entitled to work in the US.

Person Specification:

Qualifications

Essential

  • A Level Standard or equivalent

Desirable

  • Degree qualification or equivalent
  • Ability to speak another language in addition to English at least conversationally

Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience in a similar role recruiting students through a B2B network
  • Proven success in increasing student recruitment onto Adult and / or Young Learner programmes for a similar organisation

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Class
  • Established relationships with agencies in the US

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Essential

  • High customer service ethic
  • In depth knowledge of the student recruitment process and legislation in the USA and generally
  • Self-motivated, target and results driven
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Willingness to work non-standard hours when necessary

 


How to apply

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