Sales Manager

Recruiter
Ascendant Recruitment
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Full-time, permanent role

Basic salary up to £40,000 dependent on experience + uncapped OTE.

Overview

Reporting to the Managing Director, this position is designed to develop new opportunities, build on existing customer relationships and grow our client's business in new and existing markets. They want to enhance their knowledge of all the contacts within these key customers/prospects in order to be able to introduce new products as well as continuing to find opportunities for our existing products & services. The successful candidate will have the following skils and compentancies:

  • Fully trained sales professional with previous experience from an acknowledged B2B solutions provider
  • Proven ability to over achieve in sales within a project based environment
  • Proven ability of developing new business and growing existing accounts
  • Be a professional manager with excellent and proven reporting ability
  • Be highly presentable and able to communicate and interact at all levels
  • Proven experience of building, training, mentoring and retaining successful sales teams
  • Be able to independently develop and manage new business sales initiatives with proven results

Key Activities

  • Develop and implement a sales strategy and KPIs
  • Report out to the Managing Director in a full and comprehensive manner
  • Use and maintain our current CRM system to build and maintain strong relationships with new and existing customers
  • Ensure that current & prospective customers are fully up to date with new products & services
  • Ensure that customers and prospects understand the company's capabilities (products, lead-times, pricing etc...)
  • Communicate regularly and openly with the team and work closely with the support team to ensure smooth implementation of customer needs and expectations

Critical Factors for Success

  • Experience of solution-selling B2B is essentail. IT or Telecoms experience desirable
  • Build and maintain close working relationships with other members of the sales team and support team
  • Have a strong reporting ethos and culture
  • Be a leader, motivator, coach and guide to the sales team
  • Be results and performance driven
  • Be a consummate communicator with a clear vision of what is required for success

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.

If you do not receive a call, please do not be despondent. Typically, only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck