Learning Partnerships Manager – South Africa

Our client, a global provider of Higher Education resources is currently seeking an experienced Learning Partnerships Manager to source, develop and grow institutional partnerships for the business across higher and vocational education.

Field-based in South Africa, the Learning Partnerships Manager will be responsible for the development of revenue across all Institutional accounts. The main responsibilities include:

  • Managing and growing revenue from existing Institutional accounts
  • Understanding customer needs and identifying opportunities for growth
  • Developing, reviewing and monitoring account management plans for each region
  • Responding to customer requests and inquiries
  • Conducting partner research and monitoring market trends
  • Partnering with internal stakeholder teams to develop strategies and new business models
  • Working closely with the HE Sales team to identify larger opportunities, including committee and departmental adoptions
  • Prospecting for new business, through cold calling, personal sales calls, networking, market research, telesales, email/mail campaigns
  • Identifying, cultivating and leading new business opportunities at senior level
  • Writing proposals and delivering customer presentations
  • Reporting and maintaining accurate financial and territory sales data


The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years demonstrable B2B sales experience working directly with higher education institutions and senior decision makers, ideally within the information or publishing industry. You will be highly motivated, with a flexible, customer focused, consultative approach to sales. Candidates will have solid experience of using and demonstrating software and/or online information resources with a proven track record in a relationship selling environment. A self-motivated, dynamic attitude is a must.


You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, performance related bonus scheme, car allowance and strong benefits.


To apply for this position click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 288. For an initial, confidential discussion please call on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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TP 288
Location (free text): 
Field-based in Western Cape or Gauteng - South Africa
Location (from list): 
South Africa
Job sector: 
Employment type: 
Full-time, Permanent
Application email: 
Required skills: 
B2B, Sales, Relationship sales
Salary description: 
Competitive + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits