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What to expect when working for IRIS Connect…

We are a friendly and driven team who are passionate about what we do every day and what we’re working towards.

The fast paced and energetic nature of our rapidly growing company is balanced by a supportive, reflective and collaborative culture. That means that we’re always on the lookout for smart, fun and innovative individuals interested in a new challenge.

Check out our current vacancies:

 

NEW: Field Sales Executive

Job Title: Field Sales Executive

We have a thriving and successful sales team and are looking for a passionate, professional, personable and articulate individual to join our team.

You will be required to manage your own target – from booking demonstrations to attending and presenting at a demonstration to sending quotes and closing the sale and maintaining the customer account.

Skills and Experience

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and personable individual, driven to create new business and happy to be on the road attending meetings the majority of the time rather than being office based. You’ll need to be confident in face-to-face meetings with professionals and possess strong people skills.

The right candidate will need to:

  • Achieve monthly sales targets
  • Manage your region effectively and consistently to increase business
  • Understand and explain effectively the features, benefits and proposition behind IRIS Connect
  • Follow the correct methods in sales, best practices in demonstrations and drive own initiatives
  • Demonstrate strong product knowledge and ability to articulate our value proposition

Ideally you will have the following skills:

  • Competent in identifying opportunities, qualifying prospects and dealing with objections
  • Speak with authority about our sector, our company, our products and services and how we fit with them as a school
  • Although not necessary, a background in education would be beneficial
  • Experience in consultative, complex, direct sales
  • Self-motivation, self-management and professionalism with advanced organizational, negotiation, problem solving and team building skills
  • Patience and perseverance

The Role

Initially for the first 4-6 weeks you will be receiving training including attending demonstrations, learning the platform and understanding the sales process whilst ensuring you are fully up to speed on our value proposition. Thereafter the role will involve the entire sales cycle.

The role will give you immediate market exposure and include mentoring from Directors, Managers and other key members of the company.

You are expected to attend trade shows, go on face-to-face meetings and create ongoing interactions with customers to ensure that effective, prosperous relationships are built.

Other requirements

  • Clean/Full Driving licence required
  • Essential to have a car

Why work for IRIS Connect?

A fun, friendly and driven business that’s passionate about improving education. IRIS Connect is a fast paced, energetic  and rapidly growing company with a supportive, reflective and collaborative culture.

Interested? Send your CV and covering letter to careers@irisconnect.co.uk

Business Development Consultant

Equis Consulting

Business Development Consultant – London

OTE £60,000 per annum

Job Description:

We have a thriving and proven business development function, but it takes the right attitude to make it work.

You’ll need to be passionate, professional, personable and articulate – confident in approaching professionals

Skills Range:

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and personable individual, driven to create new business.

The right candidate will need to:

  • Achieve monthly sales targets
  • Regularly source new leads through emails and calls
  • Be confident and display a good manner on the phone
  • Confidently hold meetings with and demonstrate IRIS Connect to Senior Management in schools
  • Manage your region effectively and consistently to increase business
  • Understand and explain effectively the features, benefits and proposition behind IRIS

Demonstrate strong product knowledge and ability to articulate our value proposition

Requirements:

1. Experience in holding senior level meetings

2. Self-motivation, self-management and professionalism with organizational, negotiation and problem solving skills

3. Ability to travel 50 % of the time within assigned territory

4. Full driving licence

Although not necessary, a background in Education would be preferable.

Ruby Developer

About You This role will require a self-motivated individual who is a team player, deadline focused and thorough in their approach to work. The ideal candidate must enjoy working in a fast-paced, growing and sociable business environment.

About The Position

Working within a team of Ruby and Haskell developers to develop, test and deploy new and innovative web-based products.

Candidate Technical Knowledge

  • Experience working with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience in Linux/Unix operating systems
  • Good understanding of source control (Git)
  • Strong knowledge of CSS and HTML
  • Experienced in the creation of user interfaces using Javascript and Javascript libraries
  • The desire to develop processes and systems that make security a high priority

Ideal Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with a functional programming language (Haskell would be perfect)
  • Experience working within a test driven development pipeline
  • Familiar with EC2/S3 deployment, administration and maintenance
  • A good understanding of SEO and confident using CMS
  • Actionscript 3 / Flash / Flex / Flash Media server skills
  • Ability to work with mulitple platforms (Windows / Linux / Macintosh)

Interested? Send your CV and covering letter to careers@irisconnect.co.uk


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 I love my job! The team is great and everyone is really excited about what we're doing and the impact we're having.

The rapid growth we've seen means that there's plenty of opportunity for career development and there's always a new challenge around the corner!

Charlotte, Marketing Team Leader

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