Digital Sales Manager

Savvy Recruitment Ltd
Richmond, UK
31 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Digital Sales Manager

£50-55k + great comms

If you love seeing a sales person develop under your support, if you thrive in growing a successful sales culture, and want to join one of the biggest and best known digital brands in the world, this could be your ideal next move!

The client

Quite simply our client are one of the biggest and best known names in online. Not only do they generate tens of millions in traffic daily, they lead the way in advertiser response rates, and due to a process of shrewd acquisitions and organic growth, they've positioned themselves very strongly in their respective markets.
The Opportunity
You will be responsible for leading and growing the one the Gumtree recruitment advertising sales team, leading from the front to help achieve ambitious growth plans. The core objective of your team will be to win new business and or retain and increase revenue from customers who are currently advertise across the platform. Working closely with the Head of Jobs Sales, you will define the strategy for the team and create a comprehensive sales plan.
What we're looking for
You will have several years' management experience and a consistent track record of training, mentoring and coaching a team of sales professionals. We're also looking for the following attributes:
  • The ability to build rapport with customers and various stakeholders across the wider business becoming one of the "go to" people in our the division.
  • A strong understanding of KPIs and sales metrics so that performance indicators can be utilised to further enhance the daily sales effort and continually improve performance of your team.
  • A high level of emotional intelligence.
  • The ability to identify sales opportunities and cross-sell/upsell these through effective questioning and solution orientated selling.
  • Conduct on the job mentoring with your team, passing on your commercial skills and experience.
  • Achieve growth and hit sales targets by successfully leading the sales team
  • Design and implement a strategic business plan that expands company's customer base and ensure it's strong presence
  • Own recruiting, objectives setting, coaching and performance monitoring of sales representatives
  • Present sales, revenue and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to the management team
  • Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status

We have a number of exceptional opportunities similar to this one, so if you feel the time is right to consider your next move why not get in touch and arrange a chat with one of our experienced consultants?

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