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EF Education First

Team Lead

3+ months agoMilan, Italy

Do you dream of making an impact? Cultural Care Au Pair is looking for a Team Lead based in our Milan office to grow the Italian market to help us achieve our goal of being the largest and most trusted au pair program in the world. 

We are looking for an ambitious, organized and results-driven professional who wants the opportunity to combine their sales, marketing, and leadership skills into a growing office. 

In this sales management role, you will run your team like a small business. You will report to the Country Product Manager based in Rome. You will play a key role in setting the strategy for the northern Italian regions. This includes strategy development, sales and marketing, goal setting, and staff management. The growth you drive will have a positive impact. You will help grow our community of global families that can change the world through the au pair program.


What you will do: 

  • Plan, coordinate, and develop sales & marketing activities, including lead generation strategies (online & offline) and drive conversion, within your given budget. 
  • Lead five direct reports. Develop their sales skills through training and coaching. Track their achievements and provide performance reviews. 
  • Achieve sales targets on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis 
  • Step into any aspect of the job necessary to help the team achieve its goals. These aspects will include telesales, screening candidates, visiting schools/universities, hiring and training office and field staff. 
  • Management of quality control and customer service via contact with US operations 

Who you are: 

 Personal qualifications 

  •  High level of personal motivation – you are proactive and a real “self-starter,” 
  • A strong, hands-on leader, who will be able to take ownership from day one. 
  • Team player 
  • Competitive and driven to achieve goals. 
  • Charismatic, positive, and passionate in their personality 
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Proven ability to work in a multicultural environment

Professional Requirements 

  • 3-5 years’ work experience in the sales and/or marketing functions, with at least 1 of those years in a sales management role, having staff management experience is a plus 
  • You have a strong business insight and commercial instinct 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Full proficiency in Italian and English 
  • Ability to prioritize and be efficient - meet challenging deadlines and perform under pressure 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Word)
  • Salesforce knowledge is a plus 

Who we are: 

We look for doers – creative, collaborative, and motivated people excited by education, communication and travel. 

Cultural Care Au Pair is a leading provider of cultural and educational exchange through a quality childcare program. We have promoted international understanding by bringing young people of the world together with American families since 1989. 

At Cultural Care Au Pair, associated with EF Education First, the world leader in international education, our work changes lives for the better and creates global citizens. Our products give confidence and freedom to people across the globe. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. 

If you are motivated by the prospect of an international career with a dynamic and forward-thinking company, we want to hear from you. Please submit your application, including your CV and cover letter in English. 

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Employment Type: Other