Senior Territory Manager - Jalandhar/Amritsar
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PTE Academic is the world’s leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration.
We are currently seeking a Market Development Executive to join our High Stakes English Assessment team to focus on our largest product, the PTE Academic test. We are looking to expand our Language Testing services significantly over the next 5 years and the role holder will be joining the team at an exciting time, with the opportunity to play a key part in shaping the strategic priorities of our business. The role has a truly international outlook, dealing with both internal and external stakeholders across the world.
Key Accountabilities & Deliverables:
Work with the PTE Sales Head to proactively implement regional strategies to maximize opportunities on PTE Academic tests and services.
Working with the Director – ELL India advise regions on appropriate partnership opportunities and the development of any related agreements, ensuring these align with global strategic objectives, the PTE Academic Operating Model and general operational requirements for test delivery
Providing regular market insights and competitors information to global and India team.
Maintaining strong working relationships with colleagues involved in operations and Marketing, ensuring geography needs are being met with regard to operational activities/requirements for successful delivery of PTE Academic.
To develop and manage strategic partnerships and negotiate commercial deals with stakeholders including education and migration agents, commercial and academic language/test prep providers, employers, and others.
Proactively position PTE Academic and expand brand and product awareness and understanding with key external stakeholders
Drive candidate test and Courseware volumes through localized sales and marketing campaigns.
Establish relationship and support with professional partners in the preparation of their students to take PTE Academic.
Set exemplary standards in customer care/service ensuring that high standards are met in delivery and service of our test.
Support sales & marketing initiatives of regional partners.
Support region marketing plan including attending conferences, events and delivering local surveys
Deliver ad-hoc projects and duties as required by the Regional Manager and/ or Country Manager
Manage existing channels and Identify prospects for further channel expansion
Effectively meeting customer needs building productive customer relationships taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Academically Sound in the subject matter
Should have knowledge of market competition
Must be willing to travel
Experience in Secure language testing business or education and training industry is preferred
Minimum 7-9 years of work experience.
Comfortable with a matrix organizational structure
Ability to work independently
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Organization: English Language Learning
Req ID: 12385