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CBM Business Development Manager–Oxfordshire, UK

Boars Hill, United Kingdom
Full-Time

Computer-Based Maths (CBM)

Computerbasedmath.org is a pioneering leader in the reform of maths  education. Founded in 2010, we aim to fundamentally change the way maths  education is taught worldwide, rewriting the curriculum on the basis that students will use computers to do computations.

Through its founder, Conrad Wolfram, CBM is closely connected with Wolfram Research and benefits from its unique position at the epicenter of real-world maths —using their cutting-edge technology to build and deploy CBM materials.

With early projects in Estonia, Sweden and Africa, CBM has seen a marked interest in our philosophy and application from a number of governments and associated organizations, like assessment authorities, worldwide. With the launch of his new book, The Math(s) Fix, Conrad Wolfram and the CBM team are looking to grow the business. 

CBM Business Development Manager

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, is seeking a highly organized, proactive business development professional to join its Computer-Based Maths team. The CBM Business Development Manager will be responsible for managing and developing the company’s work with government, education and training providers  at all levels, as well as assessment bodies and content delivery companies, worldwide. A successful candidate will have a passion for technology and education, with a keen interest in shaping the future of maths  in education.

This position requires travel locally and overseas to visit customers and third parties.

Responsibilities

  • Developing strategies for researching existing and new leads
  • Building and managing stakeholder relationships with government, education and training providers
  • Performing proactive account planning and delivery to achieve set targets and produce continued growth
  • Coordinating with team members to arrange demonstrations, talks and other events
  • Tracking and providing reports on progress

Experience and skills

  • Proven track record in sales in a similar industry; 2+ years of experience is preferred
  • Target-orientated and capable of working under pressure on multiple projects using one’s own initiative
  • Strong decision-making, problem-solving, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for or interest in maths
  • Analytical and presentation skills
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to network
  • High level of numeracy and attention to detail will be required

Desirable but not essential

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, engineering, math, physics or a related technical or quantitative field
  • Clear understanding of our computational thinking process
  • Ability to code
  • Experience teaching and/or tutoring secondary mathematics
  • Understanding of software or content production processes

Location: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

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