Due to growth in the business, there is now a fantastic opportunity for someone from a strong business development and sales background to join sKids.

  • Exciting role in a growing industry
  • Opportunity to be part of a great culture and dynamic team
  • Flexible working hours

About the company:

SKids is an after-school education service with locations throughout New Zealand. They provide a safe, secure environment for the care of primary school-aged children through a structured, well-balanced programme that creates a culture of fun. They pride themselves in how they interact internally. The team is made up of self-starters, who like to work hard, build a relationship and help each other out.

What would you be doing?

You will be working with the SKids strategic sales plan and be the SKids brand ambassador, growing the number of profitable services within your designated regions. The role can be based in Wellington (preferably) or Christchurch.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Creating strong relationships with school principals
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to grow the business
  • Presenting to key stakeholders in schools
  • Communicating and presenting ideas in front of large groups of people
  • Obtaining new business and managing a strong pipeline
  • Maintaining data through CRM
  • Attending conferences and being a brand advocate

About you:

You will be working for a values-based company that have the customer at the heart of everything they do. You must be able to exhibit:
  • Excellent relationship, communication, and networking skills
  • Proven business development experience (3 years’ +)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity to while working autonomously
  • Ability to identify sales opportunities and convert business through excellent proposals
  • Commercial acumen, research skills, and strategic thinking
  • Competency in sales modeling and using the sales software
  • Desirable to have exposure to the school system or come from an education background

Education: 

  • Essential
  • – Working towards Diploma in Sales and Marketing (or equivalent), or Tertiary Qualifications in an unrelated field with industry experience
  • Desirable
  • – Tertiary Qualifications in Business/Marketing or similar

Benefits:

This is a newly created position with the opportunity for you to make the role your own and see your impact taking effect.
  • Ability to work autonomously while traveling around Wellington and the South Island
  • Competitive salary with commission opportunities, tools of the trade and transport allowance
  • Opportunity to work with sKids, a brand that focuses on caring for kids and giving back to the community