Business Development Manager (french speaking) at Renaissance (Remote)

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Job Description

Renaissance® is a leading provider of assessment technology to primary and secondary schools. Renaissance products promote success amongst students of all ages and abilities through personalised assessment and practice in reading and maths.
Our software helps to enhance literacy and numeracy skills, support differentiated instruction, and personalise learning to optimise student development. Immediate feedback and detailed reporting equip teachers with the information needed to monitor progress and measure growth. In the UK and Ireland, almost 6,000 schools and more than 1.4 million students use Renaissance products. Worldwide, we support over 18 million students, operating in 96 countries.

We are looking for a french-speaking Business Development Manager to join our Global Markets team. In this London based role, you'll generate new business from new and existing customers to nurture growth of Renaissance Learning products worldwide.

In this role, you will:

  • Meet and exceed targets as set by your line manager
  • Make at least 10 -15 calls per day; follow up on all inbound, call and web enquiries, and prospect for new leads
  • Deliver sales presentations, both face-to-face and virtually, to demonstrate how Renaissance Learning’s products can effectively improve student levels of attainment
  • Identify potential new and emerging opportunities for Renaissance products within the international schools’ market
  • Generate new leads through cold calling, educational forums, websites, social media, workshops, events as well as acquiring a database of contacts
  • Build, develop, and lead a network of channel partnerships and collaboration resellers
  • Build on customer relationships and create referrals from existing customer’s base
  • Manage customer renewals, keeping in regular contact by email and phone, upselling and crossing new products and training
  • Optimally manage your pipeline in accordance with quality procedures
  • Win and recapture customers lost from the CRM database
  • Keep up to date with developments within the K-12 sector that directly relate to Renaissance’s products and their position within the sector
  • Provide quotations and complete admin tasks related to the sale

Additional Information

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Extra day off for your birthday
  • Company pension scheme (double matching) up to 5%
  • Life assurance up to 4 times of your basic salary
  • Income protection scheme
  • Employee assistance programme provided by Simply Health
  • Health cash plan provided by Simply Health
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Up to 2 paid volunteer days per year

In addition to these formal benefits we also have social events throughout the year. These include our summer party and Christmas drinks.

At Renaissance our mission is: “To accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.”

Many of us choose to work at Renaissance because we are driven by this mission. Inherent in a mission that strives to serve “all children and adults” who represent “all ability levels...and backgrounds,” is the need to recognize the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in our culture, in our work, and in our products.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Please note that we can only consider applicants who already hold a full UK work permit.

More Information on Renaissance
Renaissance operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Bloomington, MN and Minneapolis, MN. Renaissance was founded in 1986. It has 1079 total employees. To see all 49 open jobs at Renaissance, click here.
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