Happy employees. Personal growth and progression. 

At Parago we like to reward our staff for their dedication and help their careers grow at the same healthy progression that we as a company enjoy. We eliminate unnecessary distractions and help relieve everyday stress, our employees are happier, healthier and proud of the difference their work makes.

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Software Sales Manager/Director

Salary and bonus c £100k plus


Parago Software has developed the leading Asset Management Software solution for education, which incorporates IT & Inventory, Premises & Compliance, Policy & Contract Management modules www.parago.co.uk . We have 2,000 customers mainly in the UK, and our sales have grown organically at over 30% per annum since 2010.

We are a 22 strong team of ex-graduate internal and external sales, finance, support and development staff based in Reading. We require a sales manager/director who has been selling and leading a sales team to the school, academy and MAT sector for the last five years. You will need to take the company through its next five years of expansion, with the reward of excellent salary and bonus package. Success will also bring share ownership after two years.

You will need to demonstrate a credible record of personal and sales team growth. In the role you will retain a sales area to lead by example, and be responsible for guiding a young sales team to the next level.

Apply in writing only with your CV to Tim Roots, Managing Director at careers@parago.co.uk

Graduate Trainee Sales People

£22k Basic & £30k OTE

• Joining an established Graduate team

• Dealing only with Education sector

• In-house developed software product

• Market leading company

• Great work environment

We are the market leader and are always looking for graduates who believe they have what it takes to become successful in software sales. We have grown 43% year on year since 2010 and have over 1,500 UK schools around the world using our asset management solutions.

During the 12 to 18 month training period you will be making appointments for your field sales consultant. During this period you will need to learn every aspect of the software solution as you will be involved in customer support and onsite system implementations. This will help you gain the needed experience to get a field sales position as a sales consultant. Field sales consultants salaries can have an OTE of £70k plus, but you will have to prove you are the best to get the opportunity.

Like most jobs in life, to get to where you want to be takes hard work. However, unlike many internal sales roles your days will vary.  You will receive on the job training and the opportunity to attend a series of Pareto sales training courses.

Our sales method is very consultative. We want people who are articulate, intelligent and patient.

Your main contacts will be Business, IT and Site Managers of primary and secondary schools.

You will be joining a team of young, dynamic graduates all doing the same role…so lots of people to learn from around you.

It is important that you are an individual is motivated by targets and competition as there is opportunity here for quick progression for the rights candidates. 

Senior Sales Consultants - UK

Salary:- up to £36,000 basic - OTE up to £70,000 with no ceiling

We require sales people with a minimum of three years successful sales experience to the education sector. This is a field based role working from our head office in Reading...or home with monthly visits to our office.

As a software sales person you will be selling this well-established Asset Management software to schools, academies and MATs. The software is the leader in its field, and used by over 1,500 schools and academies giving you an excellent supporting base of customers.

This is an excellent opportunity for sales people with experience of selling software or IT solutions to the education sector. Sales experience of accounting software to schools is desirable.

Meetings will be arranged for you as a result of marketing campaigns, and appointments made by internal head office staff. However you will be expected to generate your own leads as well. 

Excellent salary and incentives will be available to the right candidates including base salary of up to £36k. Realistic OTE will be £70k, but there is no ceiling on earnings.

Full on the job training will be given, and in house product training at the Reading office. In addition we send employees on Pareto training courses such as presentation skills to gain extra experience. Candidates will be required to learn an in depth knowledge of the system, and will be involved in implementations during the school holiday periods.

Senior Sales/Business Development Managers - USA

Salary:- Substantial basic with OTE $150,000 dependant on experience

We have recently opened offices in South Carolina, and have opportunities for four senior sales people across the USA.

Candidates must have a minimum of three years selling experience to heads of IT within districts of the K12 public school sector. This will ideally be in software solution sales or IT infrastructure. 

You will be able to demonstrate  excellent working relationships across several states, and have exceeded your sales targets year on year. Despite the success in your current position however, you will know this is the career step you have been waiting for.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new venture in the USA with a software solution that already has the support of a renowned district of schools in South Carolina. Candidates will be able to build on that support, with the additional backing of the leading education supplier in the UK that has an unrivalled reputation.

There will be no ceiling on your salary OTE, giving you the opportunity to be rewarded and recognised for your hard work and determination to succeed.

Software Developer

We are always on the lookout for software developers to join our small development team in Reading.

Ideally you will have around three years’ experience since qualifying, and be ready to make your first move in your career. You must have a clear telephone manner as you will be involved in resolving second stage support calls.

Skills Required

Candidates must have experience in the development of dynamic websites based on PHP and MySQL/MariaDB (preferable LAMP), using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Previous use of the Prototype.js library or similar and AJAX requests would be advantageous. Candidates should have prior experience with development of Android apps with Java, especially those that communicate with web based services.

Any experience with at least one, if not more, of:

• Graphic design / use of image editing or multimedia production tools

• Large scale projects

• Complex server like C/C++ applications

•  iOS app development (Swift preferable or ObjectiveC)

• Use or administration of Linux.

• Windows desktop support and domain administration

General computer skills, such as using a word processor, spreadsheet and email, are required.