Account Executive (part-time) – Education in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Microsoft Corporation

A profession within the Authorities Staff at Microsoft gives you the chance to affix a gifted and devoted staff in pursuit of bold objectives for our Public Sector prospects. You’ll be given the liberty and inspiration to make a distinction to your prospects and have a long-lasting affect in your function. You’ll have entry to a various expertise pool, know-how and instruments that allow you to make the most of your expertise, drive and most significantly, your creativeness!

An thrilling alternative has develop into obtainable as a part-time (approx. 28 hours per week) Account Govt (AE) within the Devolved Authorities Staff taking care of our Native Authority Schooling prospects in Scotland and Wales. This vital function helps our tutorial prospects meet their enterprise and studying challenges, speed up robust training outcomes and finally enhance the providers and experiences that they supply to learners and college students. We have to assist these prospects develop into extra productive, to get extra from their knowledge with AI, to digitize as many processes as doable, maximising their funding in Microsoft know-how to be able to release time for his or her staff to supply incredible providers, care, compassion and studying to the younger individuals and college students who want it probably the most.

The Account Govt performs a pivotal function in supporting our prospects by way of robust partnership, and it is a function that has developed past promoting services. Our fashionable Account Govt is a trusted advisor who leads with societal objective and with enterprise and tutorial outcomes in thoughts.

We might love to listen to from you in the event you;

  • Can see the ‘large image,’ and are in a position to comfortably interact senior training leaders on their objectives and challenges

  • Have a ardour for working in technology-led transformation in Schooling

  • Have a want to work on real tutorial innovation and breakthrough options

  • Can deliver readability to advanced issues and options

  • Have expertise of working with a distributed buyer and colleague base, with an engagement type that seeks to know and embrace geographical and cultural variations

  • Embrace variety and inclusivity in all that you simply do, and create environments for others to achieve success

  • Advocate a progress mindset, turning challenges into alternatives

Microsoft is on a mission to empower each individual and each group on the planet to realize extra. Our tradition is centred on embracing a progress mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and inspiring groups and leaders to deliver their finest every day. In doing so, we create life-changing improvements that affect billions of lives all over the world. You’ll be able to assist us to realize our mission.


  • Successfully interact and run a worldwide, hybrid, various staff, all supporting the shoppers imaginative and prescient

  • Talk and coordinate with a broad vary of senior stakeholders inside Microsoft and inside your Schooling prospects who vary from Native Councils to Nation-Broad Authorities Educational service suppliers

  • Take our Schooling prospects on a journey of digital and AI led change, shifting to cloud primarily based providers and leveraging the AI improvements and optimization that may deliver to training

  • Take possession to your buyer’s expertise with Microsoft

  • Problem conventional considering and approaches with empathy and take into consideration how we may also help our prospects do issues in another way

  • Meet or exceed income and consumption objectives set by the enterprise

  • Enhance Microsoft’s credibility, affect and depth of engagement in each your prospects and within the broader Schooling market

  • Interact and efficiently collaborate with our Microsoft Companion Community in constructing the appropriate options for our Schooling prospects, as a part of the massive, world, Microsoft digital staff

  • Make sure that the shopper will get the easiest worth from their Microsoft investments, searching for each alternative to deal with our prospects challenges utilizing our software program and providers

Widespread attributes we sometimes search for on this function, can embrace;

  • Monitor document of confidently holding government stage relationships and influencing at senior ranges inside prospects

  • Expertise of Schooling and Educational Know-how used within the classroom

  • Expertise in Enterprise Gross sales, Enterprise Consulting or Consultative Promoting, ideally in Digital Know-how, Schooling or comparable areas

  • Public Sector business information and Schooling expertise both as a buyer or as a provider is desired however not important


  • Expertise influencing tutorial know-how assets used, within the UK training areas.

  • Expertise working with executives corresponding to Administrators of Schooling/Educational Know-how leads, within the training sector.

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