Are you our new Sales Executive?

If you're a quick learner, tech savvy, with strong communication skills, are able to explain the Company's products in a compelling way - both verbally and by demonstration - we want to hear from you.

Sales Executive Job Summary

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a major role in a rapidly growing Edtech company. Working closely with both the founder and senior management team, you will be encouraged to develop a range of skills that will enable growth for the company as well as development for you individually.

As a Sales Executive within this highly regarded Edtech organisation you will join this successful business on their mission to help every student achieve more. 

You will be a key member of a new, highly productive, collaborative, and efficient direct sales team. The work is highly rewarding, within a positive driven working environment. You will find your colleagues helpful, supportive, and flexible and will also be given autonomy and trust to achieve your results. 

As an experienced sales executive you will be able to find and screen potential customers who can benefit from the Company’s products and services. You will also be required to deal with inbound leads and generate your own leads by making a high volume of calls to schools and Multi Academy Trusts.

It is the ideal environment for those with experience who wish to develop their skills within a thriving and successful company. 

Reports to:

Terry Burchett, Sales Manager.

In the founding team’s words:

"This is an extremely exciting opportunity. Not only is the business growing quickly, you will become an intrinsic part of that, so it's a role with fast progression. We have learned to be adaptive and agile and will rely on your growing expertise, welcoming feedback, suggestions and ideas. You will be working with highly experienced and motivated leaders.

You will be a quick learner, tech savvy, with strong communication skills and will be able to explain the Company's products in a compelling way - both verbally and by demonstration - we want to hear from you."

Brett Griffin (Founder) 

About us

Pupil Progress was started six years ago by two experienced secondary school senior leaders with a mission to transform the way data is used in education. 

We have built a company with a web-based platform that supports thousands of teachers in all aspects of assessment tracking, reporting and analysis. We give teachers confidence in their data so they can make the decisions to improve their teaching strategies and unlock their students’ potential.

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Lead generation - making a high volume of calls in order to approach and communicate with external senior stakeholders.
  • Booking in and eventually delivering online product demonstrations.
  • Working across the wider company, including the customer success teams, to maximise revenue.


What you’ll need:

  • 2-3 years of sales experience, with a history of exceeding sales targets preferable.
  • Strong communication skills via phone and email.
  • Strong IT skills and attention to deal with CRM systems.
  • Telesales, SaaS experience desirable.
  • A resilient nature – able to deal with rejection on calls and move on quickly, achieving a high volume of calls. 
  • Proven creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills.
  • Strong desire and ability to progress career.
  • Good knowledge of the UK Education sector is desirable, with experience of working within the EdTech or Education sector preferred.

Salary range:

  • Competitive basic salary circa £21,000 - £30,000 depending on experience. Commission and bonus structures are both possibilities as the role progresses and will be discussed at interview. 

Benefits and other information

  • Mon-Fri 9 AM-5.30 PM 
  • We allow some home working / flexible hours after the completion of a probationary period (hybrid/ remote working model).
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays as standard benefits 
  • Mentoring from a leader with education and business experience 
  • Direct access to the companies founders 
  • Fantastic opportunity to experience a range of roles and build your skills and interest 
  • A role with real responsibility from the start 
  • 1 Additional holiday added for every year served up to five years
  • Excellent working environment and collaborative culture within a successful, privately owned and growing data analysis technology company.

Recruitment process

This role will be recruited remotely, using Zoom video conferencing to host a 2-stage interview process. A face to face interview will be required for the final stage of the hiring process. 

The hiring process may also include a task that replicates activities that will be within your core responsibilities. 

To apply

If this sounds like the role for you, email: today. We are keen to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Beth Lunn

Marketing Director



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