Graduate Case Study: Chris Forrest
Founded in 2003, Webanywhere provides learning technologies to the education, corporate, not-for-profit, and public sectors. We now employ over 150 staff, and have operational bases in the UK, US and mainland Europe.
If you are looking for graduates sales jobs in Leeds West Yorkshire, you'll find Webanywhere a fun and exciting place to work, where your career development will match your ambition.
Chris Forrest is just one example of many graduates that have gained a wide range of new experiences and seen their careers skyrocket since joining Webanywhere. Read his case study below:
When did you graduate?
Where did you study and what was the course?
Leeds Metropolitan University (Now Leeds Beckett University) , completing a degree in Primary Education
What is your role now at Webanywhere?
Primary Sales Team Leader
What skills / disciplines from your degree help you in your current role?
The time spent on work placements from university meant I was comfortable dealing with primary schools. I have had dealings with staff from all the different roles in school so understand the staff who have now become my customers.
I also spent a lot of time preparing and performing presentations at university, which prepared me well for both sales meetings/presentations and delivering the daily sales briefs which is now a central part of my job.
Why did you choose a career with Webanywhere?
From my time at university I was familiar with working with schools, but I wanted to be involved in eLearning after reading about it’s growth and potential, not just in terms of business but also what it means for improving education and learning.
What do you enjoy about your current role with Webanywhere and why?
I like leading a team of people all trying to be successful. My role is to guide them to bring in more money for the company, which in turn grows their commission, and also to help their careers advance. There is also the very satisfying job of trying to keep everyone happy in their day to day work.
Would you recommend graduates to look at careers with Webanywhere and if so, why?
I would recommend graduates look at careers at Webanywhere because of the flexible nature of the company. We have freedom to choose how we want to work to be successful. There is huge potential for growth here, both for us as individuals and also the growth of the company. It’s a fun place to grow too!
Why Not Join Us?
There are loads of reasons to progress you career with a graduate sales job at Webanywhere - here are just a few:
- You want to work in a flexible, fun and highly collaborative environment.
- You want your personality and skills to help shape your job and career development.
- You want to work within the hustle and bustle of Leeds City Centre.
- You want to work in a position with limitless growth potential, where you can stretch beyond.
- You want to be rewarded based on your performance, be part of a company pension scheme, and receive numerous other benefits.
Get in Touch!
To apply for a graduate sales job with Webanywhere, send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org