Bounce Forward News

4th January 2019

We are hiring ……

Bounce Forward is an education charity who specialise in building resilience in young people. We believe school is not all about exams, it is our responsibility to prepare young people with the skills they need to overcome every day challenges and thrive in life.

Our approach is to deliver training to teachers that creates a culture of resilience throughout a school. Our ideas, exercises and curriculum have already helped 500,000+ UK students develop resilience skills that help them understand and manage their thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

But there’s more to be done.

This full-time position is home based, but you will be expected to travel to attend regular meetings, events and schools across the UK.

What we need

We require an experienced business development professional to join our team and help take Bounce Forward to the next level.

What you’ll do

  • Help us meet our ambitious growth targets.
  • Work autonomously from home and travel around the UK meeting with schools.
  • Prospecting for new customers.
  • Establish, develop and maintain profitable business relationships.
  • Manage your own diary
  • Achieve sales revenue numbers.
  • Write clear and effective proposals.
  • Negotiating the agreement terms and closing sales.
  • Proactively stay ahead of the curve on latest requirements and directives for schools.
  • Analyse and determine the market potential of prospective customers in terms of profile, market share and value opportunities.
  • To fully understand our USP and identify opportunities where this can be fully exposed to maximise revenue.
  • To create and maintain a contact database with up to date and accurate activity details.
  • To produce weekly and monthly sales reports.

Essential attributes

  • A minimum of 2 years continuous working experience in a similar role.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Excited about chasing and winning new business.
  • Evidence of strong communication, negotiation and sales experience.
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills.
  • Motivated to make a positive difference to young people’s lives.
  • Ability to work autonomously from home without direct supervision.
  • Understands the importance of keeping accurate records.
  • Creative problem solving and organisational skills.
  • Able to meet deadlines along with working under pressure.
  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

Desirable attributes

  • Experience of working with schools or education settings

Exciting time

We have ambitious growth targets and strong reputation. We have also just finished a 4-year test on a new flagship called Healthy Mind, a 4-year curriculum for years 7-10. It is the only all-encompassing, evidence based PSHE curriculum available to schools. You will join a friendly team who are passionate about their work and the good they do for society. They look for people that share this passion and who enjoy a challenging yet rewarding environment.

Next steps

To apply please send your CV along with a letter outlining how your experience meets the criteria and why you believe you are a good fit for the role to

To download a copy of the full Job Description click here School Engagement Consultant.

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