New Zealand-based Edutech company Crimson Education was founded in 2013 from the idea that through personalised education, we can transform students into the world leaders of tomorrow.
Since then, we have rapidly grown a mission-driven team who are dedicated to building the education system for the 22nd century.
Our network includes 2,400 tutors and consultants worldwide who work with over 20,000 students.
Our tech platform connects tutors and mentors to high school students aiming to achieve admission and scholarships to top universities in the US, Canada, UK and beyond.
This is a full-time position, based in Dubai, UAE. The candidate is expected to work 40 hours per week. The role is currently fully remote but will require in-person work at the DIFC office from Monday to Thursday starting June 2021.
The purpose of this role is to drive sales revenue across all of Crimson Education and Crimson Global Academy services, by :
Identifying and interacting with new leads / customers
Conducting sales consultations and academic assessments in a professional manner and that aligns with the Crimson brand and culture.
Presenting, promoting and pitching Crimson products as per the company sales process to prospective customers
Establishing, developing and maintaining positive and professional customer interactions and relationships
Ensuring consistent and timely onboarding of new clients to the Education Coordination team as per Crimson’s client onboarding process
Maintaining strong relationships with clients to inform and upsell them on new developments within Crimson’s product offering and to generate referrals
Continuously improving sales techniques and enhancing industry knowledge
Building one’s personal brand and network as a leader in a relevant field (e.g. education, self development, entrepreneurship etc)
What are the main responsibilities for this role?
Consistently achieving agreed-upon monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets / KPIs
Conducting regular consultations with leads and designing Crimson programs that resolve their specific needs and will help them achieve their objectives
Working with the Local Area and Digital Marketing Teams to develop / enhance lead generation methods by identifying opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in leads and sales
Engaging in outreach activities such as presenting at school talks, careers expos and Crimson seminars
Developing strong relationships with clients to drive referrals and upsells
Ensuring that data is diligently and accurately entered / managed within Crimson’s CRM system
Submitting regular reports and tracking pipeline in an accurate and concise manner for management
Maintaining effective communication with the Accounts team to ensure timely payment of accounts
What skills and experience are required?
Arabic speakerCandidate should comfortably be able to conduct sales conversations in Arabic
Growth-oriented, self-motivate mindset
Goal / objective-driven; comfortable with quantitative KPIs; able to achieve them consistently
Experience in Sales
Experience in Customer Service, Customer Success
Experience in university admissions (US & UK as priority) is preferred but not required
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
Professionalism, Time and Stress Management, Confidence, Positive attitude (patience, empathy), Willingness to learn and go the extra mile
Experience in the Education or professional services (e.g. marketing agency, financial services, management consulting, hospitality, etc.
sector and using CRM (Salesforce) and multiple systems and platforms
Why work for Crimson?
Great culture - diverse, fast paced and self-initiated
Global team with abundant learning and growth opportunities
Fast growing startup with proven track record, several rounds of capital raised and highly successful executive board
Small and close-knit team
Flexible working options
No cap on success - the Academic Advisor is able to earn as much as they want due to performance-based compensation
If you're passionate about education and people and looking for a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and want to work with cutting edge technology then we'd love to hear from you!