The Skills Network is a leading Ofsted ‘Good’ graded private training provider, delivering high quality courses, technology solutions and support to Learners, employers and further education colleges.
With a turnover of over £14M, ambitious growth plans and a passionate senior leadership team – this is a truly exciting time to join the business – leading and managing the end to end sales and marketing strategy.
As a member of the Executive Board you will provide visionary leadership, develop the sales and marketing functions and always strive for top performance from your teams. A hands-on, innovative and results- driven individual, you will deliver on sales targets, while working to define and implement the overall business strategy.
The post requires an energetic and experienced sales and marketing leader, used to operating at a strategic level and able to work in a fast-paced environment. You will have a proven track record of delivering effective digital strategies as well as the ability to constantly seek new, alternative and innovative methods of achieving and surpassing business goals. Collaboration, communication, creativity and the ability inspire are also key attributes required for this position. An understanding of the education and skills environment would be an advantage but not essential.
The Skills Network offers an excellent financial support package, a flexible, demanding but innovate work environment and a career opportunity your track record deserves. If this sounds like you, visit the job microsite for a detailed job description and to learn about the company. For an informal discussion about the post please contact Protocol’s David Beynon (07970 042334) or Nathan Adams (07809 502280).
The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses, technology solutions and support to Learners, Employers and Further Education Colleges. Since forming in March 2009, The Skills Network has grown into an organisation of high regard within the Further Education and Business sectors.
Starting out as a small company of five full time employees, in just under ten years the company has experienced significant growth and now has over 210 full time employees and more than 700 peripatetic tutors and associates. The company has offices in Selby and London, and in 17/18 delivered distance learning programmes and apprenticeships nationally to over 30,000 learners.
With turnover of over £14M, and graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted in May 2018, the company prides itself on the quality of our services and the standards we deliver for our college and business partners. The company has built an experienced and dynamic team of leaders and managers to deliver the strategic vision and are currently identifying the next wave of leaders to drive its ambitious plans for continued growth and outstanding education provision.
Our mission is to combine innovative technology and outstanding customer service to help enrich lives through learning and to inspire and nurture this ethos worldwide.
To be the number one provider of technology-based learning and skills.
Striving to be the best and continually delivering excellence
Inspiring others to achieve
Passion to improve and grow
To apply please email an up to date CV and a comprehensive supporting statement (2 pages of A4) explaining as to why you consider yourself to be a good fit for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading of “Sales & Marketing Director”
Protocol will send an acknowledgement of receipt via email to all applicants within 24 hours.
It is important that you give evidence of your experience and knowledge, showing how this matches the criteria set out in the person specification.
Please also provide
- Your current salary
- Any notice period
- the names addresses and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. We expect to take up references for candidates who have been shortlisted, unless you tell us otherwise.
Closing date is Sunday 7th April
Interviews will be held in Selby on Wednesday 17th April 2019
Organisation: The Skills Network
Salary: £90k-£110k per annum + PRP bonus, car allowance, pension & healthcare
Posted date: 21/03/2019
Closing date: 07/04/2019