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As a growing company SBS is always looking for experienced, professional staff to be part of its team which delivers a first class service to its customers.

If you are dynamic, experienced, professional and looking to work within a thriving company and any of the vacancies below are of interest to you, please download and complete an application form and send to SBS HR.


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Company benefits include:

  • Pension scheme
  • Group profit share scheme
  • SBS bonus & commission incentive plan
  • Covered under our Death in Service Insurance Scheme
  • Discount voucher scheme

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Outbound Telemarketing Executive – Based in Poole

Competitive salary + benefits

An enthusiastic, results driven individual is required to support a growing sales team. This office-based, new business focused person will be responsible for telemarketing activity to potential clients of our leading web-based, financial planning and forecasting software. Key responsibilities include: generating outbound calls from our extensive CRM database to key decision-makers in Multi Academy trusts, Academies and maintained schools, managing a sales pipeline, identifying new business opportunities and booking meetings for our external sales team.

This is a target focused role and the individual will be expected to achieve and exceed targets on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

The post holder is expected to build relationships with prospects and create new exciting opportunities for our SBS Online budgeting software sales team.

  • Generate sales-ready appointments through outbound telephone calls.
  • Understand SBS web-based product software in detail.
  • Identify opportunities for new business.
  • Data cleansing and maintaining contact updates – build and prime the sales pipeline.
  • Build relationships with members of the Senior Leadership Team in UK and UAE schools.
  • Generate customer leads through gap analysis of existing services and products.
  • Cold calls to new geographical areas or school types.
  • Assist with qualification of event leads ( online products specific)
  • Follow-ups to email campaigns (click and open)
  • Use scripts to provide information about product features, prices etc. and present their benefits.
  • Ask pertinent questions to understand prospect/customer requirements.
  • Persuade the prospect/customer to book an appointment by demonstrating how the product or service meet their needs.
  • Obtain school’s existing supplier and contract renewal intelligence.
  • Assist with diary management for Sales Team.
  • Assist with administration of CRM system, ensuring accurate data is maintained at all times
  • Help process event enquiry forms, add contacts to our CRM system and gather missing information.
  • Communicate effectively with your team and other colleagues at all times.
  • General administration duties and general office cover when required.
  • Experience Summary

    • Experience of making outbound calls and managing outbound lead and appointment generation campaigns
    • Excellent communicator with focus on SBS company values
    • Professional, friendly telephone manner
    • Highly proactive with a proven track record of hitting targets
    • Ability to identify opportunities for cross-selling
    • Willingness to develop a good understanding of schools finance and identify related opportunities
    • Analytical with good attention to detail
    • Experience of Software sales preferable
    • Experience of accurate CRM data and process management (Salesforce knowledge an advantage)
    • Willingness to go above and beyond for effective internal and external relationship building

    Goals (meeting weekly KPIs and annual objectives)

    • Generate sales-ready appointments and product demos (targeted to be between 2-5 per day)
    • Continually build and prime the sales pipeline
    • Ability to understand SBS Products in depth and demonstrate to clients
    • Identify opportunities for new business
    • Obtain supplier and contract renewal intelligence
    • Data cleansing and maintaining contact updates
    • Build relationships with members of the Senior Leadership Team in UK and UAE schools
    • Generate customer leads through gap analysis of existing services and products

Any additional duties commensurate with the post as specified by your line manager.

The closing date for this roles is 4th April 2019 with a view for interviews to be held 9th/10th April 2019.

If you are interested in the role please download an application form from above and send a completed version to us at sbshr@schoolbusinessservices.co.uk or via post to SBS House, Marshes End, Upton Road, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7AG


Software Developer x2 – Based in Poole

Competitive salary + benefits

As part of our talented team, you will be supporting and maintaining bespoke software which are essential to our customers and the business. You will join a growing and exciting business and gain experience to a wide range of technologies.

We are looking for a software developer to help develop large scale applications with a microservices/API driven architecture.

In this role you will participate in the conception and development cycle of an API driven, large scale application reporting directly to the Lead Software Developer.
This is an exciting opportunity for an eager, motivated developer who wants to grow into a more senior role.

Required skills/experience

  • Golang/PHP
  • Test Driven development
  • Relational Database design
  • Version control
  • HTML5 & CSS3

Desirable skills/experience

  • C#, .NET & WPFM
  • Nginx, redis, Linux, AWS, Grafana or similar & sys-admin knowledge
  • Continuous integration tools
  • Graph QL
  • Protocol Buffers
  • Unit & functional testing automation
  • Appetite for financial analysis and investigation

Any additional duties commensurate with the post as specified by the Lead Developer.

If you are interested in the role please download an application form from above and send a completed version to us at sbshr@schoolbusinessservices.co.uk or via post to SBS House, Marshes End, Upton Road, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7AG


SBS is always interested in hearing from professionals within our industry, so if you feel that you have something to offer SBS please email sbshr@schoolbusinessservices.co.uk or call 0345 222 1551 • Option 5.

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