About Naushad Ali Farooq

  • Academic Level Diploma
  • Qualification High School

Description

Dedicated, reliable, target-driven team player with 07 years of industry experience in International Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Client, and Pipeline Account Management. Successful track record of account growth, business analysis, and problem resolution. A proactive team leader with strong presentation and client engagement skills. Proven ability to define, develop and deliver robust earnings growth all within remit, budget, and deadlines. Specialties – Exceptional sales ability – consistently exceeding and delivering on sales targets. – Coaching and mentoring colleagues and clients on sales strategies that consistently outperform. – Implement marketing strategies to raise brand awareness and generate high volume revenue. – Outstanding client relationship engagement. – Networking with more than 100 International education agents. – Specialist in Middle East &NorthAfrica for student recruitment. – Systematic follow-up in closing sales. – Strong organization skills with the flexibility to work both remotely and as part of a team.

Education

  • 2010
    Pakistan International School Riyaddh

    High school

Experience

  • 2020 - Present
    LAL Language Schools- UK

    Regional Sales Manager- MENA

    A successful initiation as Regional Sales Manager for MENA with more than a 70% increase in sales, in my first year with teamwork, focus on implementing strategies that establish ourselves as one of the leading premium - Responsible for overseeing and delivering all sales recruitment within the Middle East and North Africa across LAL language centers located in UK, South Africa and USA. - Sourcing new market development opportunities and marketing strategy to increase recruitment in the regions. - Enhance our MENA customer relationships by working closely with our operating departments and office teams on customer service and product delivery. - B2B and B2C Sales, business relationship and client management. - Managing agent-based student recruitment within MENA region with English Language courses (adults and juniors). - Attendingroadshows in Middle-East region to promote studying English abroad to non-English speakers

  • 2019 - 2019
    Berlitz Language Centre – Manchester & Dublin

    Business Development Manager - MENA

    A successful initiation as Business Development Manager for MENA with more than a 70% increase in sales, in my first year with a teamwork, focus on implementing strategies that establish ourselves as one of the leading premium - Sales strategies for Berlitz brands (Berlitz English, Berlitz Summer, IBCM Pathways providers in the education industry). - Responsible for overseeing and delivering all sales recruitment within Middle East across the Berlitz Manchester & Dublin portfolio. - Sourcing new market development opportunities. - Implementing a multichannel sales strategy in selected Geographic regions. - Enhance our MENA customer relationships by working closely with our operating departments and office teams on customer service and product delivery. - B2B Sales, business relationship and client management. - Managing agent-based student recruitment within Saudi Arabia (Pathways) and English Language courses (adults and juniors). - Creating and implementing a marketing strategy to increase recruitment in the regions

  • 2018 - 2019
    Manchester Central School of English

    Regional Sales Manager – MENA Region

    Developed the sales from Saudi Market for MCSE from zero to a leading during mytenure. - Helped to significantly grow MCSE Saudi market by 60% within 01 year. - Increased Saudi Market from zero to over 1500 weeks by Feb 2018. - Initiated from a zero base, sales emanating from Saudi Arabia to make MCSE a recognized brand in the region. - Introducing new clients, maintaining existing client relationship and solving client issues. - Solving accommodation issues for students. - 90% conversion of sales from inquiry.

  • 2014 - 2018
    IEC Abroad – International Education Consultancy

    Senior Education Consultant (UK, Ireland, Europe & Southeast Asia)

    Counsel students regarding educational issues such as course and program selection. - Maintaining track record of the students for future inquiries. - Helped students in finding suitable English language training institutes - Responsible for setting up appointments with educational customers and making presentations. - Advise students on visa issues. - Assisted management in setting up training courses for corporate clients. - Translating of Education Essays from Arabic to English. - Preparing Thesis/Research proposals of PhD students. - Coordinating with universities & language schools. - Representing various language schools in local universities. - Liaising with accommodation manager to ensure that students are accommodated safely. 2016: nominated as High Performer for the best student recruiter to Eurocentres Language Centres and offered a week trip to the United Kingdom.

  • 2011 - 2013
    VFS GLOBAL (UK-VISA APPLICATION CENTRE-VAC)

    Submission Officer / Customer Care officer

    - Submission of online UK Visa applications. - Taking bio-metrics (fingerprints) of applicants. - Provide consultancy to applicants for a UK visa. - Checking visa applications and documents. - Data entry and labeling of passports. - Assists applicants during the process of applying by providing information on visa procedures. - Arranging all kinds of tourism activities for the United Kingdom.

Skills