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UK Sales Manager

  • UK, England, United Kingdom

Job description

About LessonUp

LessonUp is a leading platform and educational software-as-a-service (SaaS) for teachers. We equip teachers with a range of innovative tools and resources that help them to create engaging and effective learning experiences.

Our mission is to empower teachers to create the most engaging, joyful, and effective learning moments. Our ambition is to support 1 million teachers worldwide and to make a positive impact on the education of the next generations.

About the role

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced UK Sales Manager to drive sales growth and expand our presence in the UK market. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in sales, a deep understanding of the education sector, and a passion for driving positive change in education.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify school prospects

  • Identify new business opportunities and partnerships

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key decision-makers in schools, districts, and educational institutions

  • Manage the sales pipeline from lead generation to closure, ensuring timely follow-up and effective communication with prospects

  • Execute and improve upon sales plan to achieve revenue targets and drive business growth in the UK market

  • Forecast sales revenue and track performance against targets

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Monthly and quarterly revenue targets

  • Sales pipeline growth and conversion rates

  • Customer acquisition

Job requirements


  • 5+ years of experience in sales roles, preferably within the EdTech or education sector; sales leadership role experience is a plus

  • Proven track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets in a B2B environment

  • Strong negotiation and closing skills, with a focus on consultative selling and relationship-building

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic scaleup environment

  • Familiarity with education technology trends and best practices is a plus

  • A strong existing network with senior leadership teams in education is a plus

  • Living in the UK, preferably greater London or Midlands

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a related field (e.g. education, business, marketing)

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary

  • 32, 36 or 40 hours a week on a freelance basis

  • 24 vacation days based on 40h work week

  • Good gear to work with - a laptop and other stack of your choice

  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement

  • Unlimited access to OpenUp to work on your mental health

This is a unique opportunity to work with a talented and passionate team that is making a difference in the world of education. If you are a dynamic and driven education leader with a passion for education software, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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