Sales Manager

Jobfinders Recruitment Ltd
South West London
£28,000 - £35,000 plus OTE
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Manager

£Competitive (DEP) - plus OTE

Experience Required:

  • Proven sales experience selling across a diverse portfolio of products within publishing
  • Ideally sales management responsibility
  • Proven track record in hitting both individual and team targets - must be able to clearly demonstrate

Outline of role:

  • Generate, sell, negotiate, close and secure new business opportunities to achieve the monthly revenue target across the portfolio
  • Account manage, maintain and develop existing portfolio of accounts to achieve revenue in line with budgeted/forecasted expectations
  • Increase new business opportunities and increase number of advertisers across the portfolio of products
  • Achieve agreed levels of productivity e.g. phone calls, meetings (account management and new business targets set) per period
  • Achieve monthly sales targets and KPIs
  • Act as a sales figurehead for your team both externally and internally
  • Take ultimate responsibility for your product
  • Staff Management - create a challenging work environment for all team members. Coach, develop and motivate your sales staff. Provide support to them but allow them the headroom to develop.
  • Performance Management - provide clear job briefs for all team members. Outline key performance criteria.
  • Staff Development - regularly target and appraise your sales team and set realistic but challenging objectives. Discipline them if performance standards are not met. Coordinate training requirements.
  • Time management - prioritise your workload and create realistic deadlines. Ensure effective division of time.

Key Attributes

  • Leadership - be the sales leader for your team. Lead by example and communicate effectively with staff
  • Confidence, enthusiasm and passion - generate a positive atmosphere that motivates your team and encourages a can-do attitude. be the figurehead in your department
  • Team player - work closely with the other sales managers in the company to ensure consistency of
  • Professionalism - conduct yourself in a professional manner with clients, staff, colleagues and managers
  • Creativity - consider all possible options in determining the most effective solution
  • Decision making - make decisions and stick by them. Involve the appropriate level of sales management in this process - above or below
  • Commercial acumen - understand the relationship between revenue and costs. Make sound commercial decisions
  • Risk taking - have the confidence to take risks and the determination to make things work
  • Responsibility - for your own actions, and those of your team
  • Effective Communication - possess effective communication, negotiation and motivational skills

If you wish to discuss the role in further detail, please do not hesitate to contact Jobfinders.

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