English Services Sales Consultant

SALARY Pay band H/4
DURATION One-year fixed-term contract with possibility to extend
CLOSING DATE Thursday 05 May 2016
Vacancy Description
Salary : Payband H (from equivalent USD 594 per month) / Contract: One-year fixed-term contract / Closing Date : 5 May 2016 (23:59 UK Time)

The organisation

The British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations organisation and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another. We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all. We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world. We call this work – cultural relations.


Vietnam operation

The British Council delivers English services to adults and children, Teacher Training and Professional skills training from our Teaching Centres in Hanoi and HoChiMinh. Our Teaching Centres operates 7 days a week and currently accommodates onsite around 6000 learners per term on established on-site programmes. The British Council has provided English language training services to a wide range of corporate clients.  We also have strong and proven experience of delivering all or parts of the English syllabus within corporate partners in Vietnam.  Our clients include Project 165, MOND, The British Embassy, and many more.


The role

We are looking for a sales-focused staff member to join as English Services Sales Consultant in our Hanoi branch on a fixed-term contract basis.


This postholder will work closely with the local management team and Sales Manager to win the business, tailoring English language courses to clients’ needs.


As the English Services Sales Consultant you will help to develop and deliver English language training services. This will involve liaising with customers and answering queries, creating contracts and proposals, financial and administration work and more.


The successful applicant will need to demonstrate at least two years’ experience in a sales role as well as strong written and spoken skills in Vietnamese and English. Experience working in the educational sector would be highly advantageous.

For further information please see role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours


In order to be considered for this role, please stately as clearly as possible in your application form to illustrate the demonstrable experiences you possess as matched with the “Essential Experience/Skills & Knowledge” we are looking for. We regret that resumes or CVs will not be considered when we shortlist for the role, as with applications that are lacking in information.


Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 5 May 2016 (23:59 UK Time)

For any queries related to this job please email [email protected] and the East Asia Recruitment Team will aim to respond as quickly as possible.


Internal candidates: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, that you have discussed the application with your line manager. 

Desirable criteria may be used during the selection process. The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.



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