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Sales Executive

Job No: 93255
Location: Brisbane, QLD

Does this sound like you?

  1. You're passionate about travel and would jump at the chance to travel with work!
  2. You thrive in a sales role and aren't afraid to contact potential new clients in person or over the phone!
  3. You're comfortable around clients of all levels - from teachers to CEO's and parents!
  4. You get a thrill from smashing your targets and meeting KPI's!
  5. You're intelligent and articulate!

If you said yes to all of the above, then keep reading...

Due to growth in the Australian market, Student Horizons now has a fantastic opportunity for a Sales Executive! This is a full-time role where you will receive a base salary $60,000 plus generous car allowance $10,000 and uncapped commissions, bringing your first year OTE up to the $80,000 + mark! 

A little bit about your new employer

Student Horizons is an Australian and New Zealand educational travel organisation that facilitates the travel of school group tours for secondary students. They provide educational, music, and sports trips and are passionate about broadening the minds of young people through international travel.

Student Horizons works with a variety of well-established private and public schools.

To learn more about Student Horizons, click here.

About your new role...

This is much more than your 'normal' corporate sales role! 

In this role, your main responsibility will be to acquire new business for Student Horizons by generating client proposals, face-to-face meetings, some telephone sales, and account management. 

A typical week in the life of a Student Horizons Sales Executive will look like this:

  • Power hour - cold calling sessions twice a week;
  • On the job training sessions with the Managing Director;
  • Generating new leads;
  • Managing your existing clients;
  • Attending team business meetings;
  • Creating powerpoint presentations for face to face school meetings; and
  • Attending information evenings at various schools.

About You

To be successful in this role you must have proven sales experience in a similar role.

As Student Horizons provides music, sporting, and educational based tours, it is desirable that you have a tertiary qualification. Previous experience within the education and/or educational travel industry will be highly regarded.

Most importantly, you will be a self-motivated go-getter who thrives on hitting sales targets and KPI's! You'll love the Student Horizons product, love talking about it, and take any opportunity you can to promote it. 

As such, it is paramount that you are able to build rapport with a variety of clients including, teachers, school administration staff, and parents. Exceptional interpersonal skills and professional presentation will be paramount to your success in this role.

You will also have a real passion for travel and a dedication to ensuring that students have safe and unforgettable experiences.

Candidates with CRM experience will also be held in high regard.

Please note: Candidates need to hold a current driver's licence and be willing to obtain a criminal history and working with children check.

About the Benefits

Student Horizons truly values its team and are offering the successful candidate a base of $60,000, plus super, plus a $10,000 car allowance. You will also receive generous, uncapped commissions - expected first year OTE's will bump your annual salary up to $80,000+ and second-year OTE's are circa $100,000+!

You will also receive a laptop, iPhone, and national and international travel opportunities (including a fantastic Christmas party - this year the Student Horizons team are heading to Fiji!)

Finally, and most importantly, you will enjoy working with a supportive organisation that wants to see you succeed and will help you achieve your goals!

If you're passionate about travel and are an enthusiastic go-getter - Apply Now!

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