Sales Consultant (Italian speaking)
We are currently looking for a Bilingual (English / Italian) International Sales Consultant to join our team, based in our beautiful offices just 5 minutes from Hammersmith station.
Kaplan International Languages is a leading provider of languages programmes to students from over 100 countries around the world. Our schools are located in popular destinations in the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Have a look at our website for find out more about our programmes. After two years of COVID disruption, the demand for travelling abroad to study English is now very high!
Your main role will be helping people to decide on where and how long to study English with Kaplan. You’ll give advice on course type and help people to explore the range of accommodation options we offer. To be considered, you’ll need to show us that you’ve previous success in sales, are passionate about travel and education and can build trust with customers of all ages.
- Answering incoming sales calls, talking to customers on Livechat and following up on web enquiries and quotes through phone and email
- Using your knowledge of our products and listening skills to convert enquiries to bookings
- Using Salesforce and other business systems to record your sales and complete required administration
- Meeting personal and team sales targets
- Ability to speak, read, and write in both English and Italian
- In-depth experience of selling
- Sales experience in a target-driven environment
- Resilient and self-motivated
- Willing and able to work in Hammersmith three days per week (2 days at home)
The base salary is £23,000 per annum with an uncapped commission plan and realistic earnings of £50,000 within 2-3 months of starting in the position.
Our wider benefits include;
- Pension plan
- Health & wellbeing scheme
- Discounted Kaplan training
- Medical cashback plan
- Life assurance
- Group income protection
- Opportunity to progress career in a global business
You'll also be spending 3 days per week in the most lovely workspace (check it out here) with lots of areas for socialising with colleagues and an unlimited supply of high-quality coffee and tea!
Please apply via our online application form with your CV and covering letter highlighting why you believe you are suitable for the role.
Closing date: Monday 15th August 2022.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview in our Hammersmith offices.
Start date: Asap
At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all. We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you would like to be considered for an interview under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please complete this form or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of our commitment to safeguarding, depending on the nature of the role, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
About Kaplan International Languages
Kaplan International Languages is part of the Kaplan Languages Group which includes ESL Education, an award-winning European language travel agency which connects students with language programmes all over the world, and Alpadia Language Schools, a group of language schools offering English, French and German courses.
Our parent company, Kaplan Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most diverse education and assessment providers with a more than 80-year history of expanding access to academic opportunity and global revenues of more than US$2 billion. We operate in over 30 countries and maintain relationships and partnerships with more than 1,000 school districts, colleges and universities, professional bodies and over 10,000 businesses.