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Educational Sales Representative 

Are you interested in a new and exciting challenge in one of the world’s most exciting and rewarding industries? 

If so, The Educational Company of Ireland (Edco), Ireland’s leading educational Publisher for over 100 years, wishes to recruit an experienced Sales Representative to its growing team. Reporting to the Sales Manager this exciting position involves selling and promoting the company’s highly successful print, digital and e-learning range of publications and resources to schools in Limerick, Clare & Kerry. 

We are looking for a well organised self-starter, with a positive outlook, good people skills and ideally with an interest in Education and technology.

The ideal candidate should also be able to demonstrate a high level of skill in the areas of communication, relationship building, organisation, sales presentation and time management.

Key requirements: 

  • A proven track record in sales is essential with a proven history of achieving and exceeding sales targets
  • Excellent communication, presentation and customer service skills
  • Energy, drive and ambition, with the ability to handle challenges and drive to succeed
  • Knowledge of technology and ICT including the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Comfortable with presenting via Microsoft Teams, Zoom and other virtual platforms 
  • The ability to work as an individual or as part of a highly successful team
  • Full driving licence

Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Account management of all schools in the territory 
  • Building and maintaining relationships
  • Achieving set sales targets
  • Growing product market share
  • Participation required at some events held on weekends and/or weekday evenings

Interested candidates with a full, clean driver’s licence should forward their CV with an accompanying letter, by 22nd July 2022, to:



Edco Digital Support Technician – Job specification



The successful candidate will be working as part of Edco’s Digital Support Team and will report directly to the CTO. The position involves a wide range of duties and responsibilities, specifically:

  • User admin across a number of Edco’s Digital Platforms
  • Providing over the phone, remote & occasional on-site support
  • Documenting customer service queries and support issues in a clear & concise manner
  • Performing feedback collection and analysis across a number of Edco’s digital platforms
  • Identifying service and app improvements to drive customer satisfaction and build on Edco’s Digital market share
  • Dealing with customer service queries including: registration and access issues
  • Managing the digital support phone line
  • Providing customers with product and service information
  • Assisting Sales Representatives with Digital in-school demonstrations
  • Preparing relevant reports
  • Undertake other relevant duties as assigned.



The successful candidate must:

  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and project a professional company image through phone, e-mail and on-site interaction
  • Be a positive, pleasant and flexible individual willing to be proactive and work on any given task until it’s completed
  • Have strong comprehension of emerging media and technologies
  • Be able to work under pressure & multi-task
  • Being a team player & a positive influence in the Digital Team



  • Previous experience working as part of a team
  • Previous experience working with a Help Desk
  • Possess a 3rd level degree (preferably in an IT related course)
  • Have strong mobile, tablet, PC & Mac troubleshooting and support experience
  • Full driving licence


Applications to:

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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