App company based in East London seeking a Sales Manager to look after a team of 7 sales executives. Maternity cover role so will be a minimum of 6 months.
They are a well known app that are growing at a very quick pace. There are 75 people in the London office. They offer free breakfast and lunch plus lots of snacks. There are bi-weekly socials. It is a work hard play hard environment with very intelligent and high potential staff
Dress code is casual. It is a similar to an Amazon/Google style company
The role of the Sales Manager will be managing a partnerships team. You will not be securing partnerships yourself but it will be pure people management. The current team is 7 but they are looking to expand it to 14.
Your role will be keeping the team happy, ensuring they are hitting KPIs (100 sign ups a week) and carrying out sales strategy. The team are fairly junior and will be first or second jobbers so they will need a fair amount of support. Many will never have done sales before as they are from marketing backgrounds.
There are 2 team leads to support you with the management of the team.
The successful Sales Manager will be enthusiastic and hands on. Able to motivate a junior high potential team. Ideally they have worked in a well known company before and are used to working in a fast paced environment.
You need to be a strong line manager and have an understanding of B2C partnerships within the technology, student, events, lifestyle industry
Academics are important to them so you will ideally be a graduate from a top university