Sales Manager

The Day
London (Greater)
15 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

The Day and The Day Explorer, leading current affairs websites for primary and secondary schools, are looking for a Sales Manager to grow the business. If you are looking for a flexible role in a small vibrant team, working for a forward thinking media company, then this is your dream job. We will offer you the flexible working pattern you need – you could excel in the job term time only for example - and the opportunity to develop yourself, be successful and have a hand in the strategies that will drive our growth.

The Job:

The job will be permanent position within our commercial team in our offices in Shoreditch. We provide daily news to nearly a million subscribers every day, nearly all of them teenagers; we help them learn to think for themselves and engage with the world. You and your team will be acting as a pioneers; our customers love our service but not enough schools know about it. Your mission will be to reach out to prospective subscribers and convert them into new customers. You will be:

  • Responsible for overseeing new business revenue targets for the team for The Day Explorer ( & The Day (
  • Managing a current team of two expanding to four Sales Executives, motivating and driving new revenue and proactively targeting new business streams
  • Providing and analysing comprehensive sales data on a weekly and monthly basis for the Commercial Director

What’s required?

  • 3 years minimum experience in a sales environment, experience/proof of winning new sales over the phone/face to face
  • great motivational and leadership qualities, ability to analyse sales data and provide solutions, a good people person who can work under pressure
  • Proficiency in using CRM systems, (SalesForce), to effectively track leads and follow up on opportunities from various sales & marketing activity

If you have any of the following experience then it will be a distinct advantage too:

  • Sales experience in the education market, management of a team/already had a previous team leader role
  • Teaching experience or a previous education role

You can read our story here - if you would like to be part of it then apply asap:

How to apply:

Apply with a cover letter letting us know why you would be great in the role (no more than one page) and your CV

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