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DATE ADDED: Sat 25/05/2019

Sales Manager (Maternity Cover)

Nottingham, UK

JOB TYPE: Contract

SALARY: £30000 - £32500/annum pro rata + £2,500 bonus

Sales Manager

9 month FTC with provision to extend


£30,000 - £32,500 p.a. pro rata + £2.5K bonus

* Are you a passionate and creative-thinking Sales personality with a drive to succeed?

* Do you want to work for a company that looks towards your future as well as the future of their customers?

* Are you excited about leading, motivating and supporting a team of Sales Advisers to achieve their sales goals?

The Company:

Eileen Richards Recruitment are pleased to be working with our client, who are a well-established leading training organisation with locations throughout the Midlands.

They are now seeking a driven, forward-thinking Sales Manager for their Nottingham location to start immediately.

Role Responsibilities of the Sales Manager:

* Lead the sales team and ensure all targets are met.

* Create and sustain an overall sales strategy that meets the budget set across all programmes.

* Encourage and train staff in ways to meet their sales targets, as well as develop different sales strategies where required to target employers and learners.

* Revise and redesign all practices and procedures within this role and throughout the company, in a way that will contribute to and ensure continuous improvement and quality.

* Develop the business by increasing occupancy of learner numbers into employed training opportunities in line with board target setting.

* Develop and grow a new business pipeline to meet monthly targets including levy and non-levy businesses, study programme and traineeships in line with the sales strategy.

* Maintain individual sales records and reports ensuring team performance in line with agreed KPI's at all times.

* Identify underperformance and take the appropriate action with staff where necessary including coaching, development, improvement plans and capability action.

* Develop annual sales, marketing, social media campaigns and activity plans which are monitored and updated throughout the year to reflect business needs.

* Manage accounts with Levy employers effectively, ensuring that all opportunities are maximized.

* Manage, support and guide staff including staff development/ training and ensuring they work as a team to provide a cohesive service across all sites to meet the needs of learners.

* Ensure sales paperwork is completed accurately by the Sales team to maintain high quality and full compliance with funding rules.

* Project manage new funding streams, maximising the business needs.

* Ensure occupancy levels of each programme for learners is maximised.

* Assist with the winning of new contracts via bid writing and making a positive contribution towards the organisation's overall bid strategy.

* Establish event plans, working with the department, ensuring evaluations are carried out to influence future attendance and support further events.

* Represent the company at meetings with Employers / ESFA / LEP / Partners / external organisations.

* Maintain own professional competence including keeping up to date with Government, LEP and sector developments and priorities.

* Maintain dialogue with Quality, Finance and Support Services teams to ensure staff adhere to paperwork processes and audit trails monitor staff performance.

About You as the Sales Manager:

* Previous experience / knowledge of the further education sector is advantageous

* A proven track record of meeting sales targets in a B2B environment.

* Experience of leading and motivating a team of Sales Advisors.

* Determination and drive to achieve company targets.

* Self-motivated and able to cope under pressure.

* Excellent communication skills IT skills (conversant with Microsoft Office and social media).

* The ability to present to diverse audiences.

* Driving licence and own transport.

If you do not receive a response within five working days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Eileen Richards Recruitment are experienced within eight different sectors consisting of Accountancy and Finance, Construction, Customer Service Onsite, Directors Non-Executive, Human Resources, Office (including PA/EA), Sales Marketing, Supply Chain Procurement.

We look forward to helping you in your career in these sectors, so please send a copy of your CV to us. If you know of other people who are currently looking for a new career in these sectors please feel free to refer them to us.

We look forward to hearing from you
Role: Sales Manager (Maternity Cover)
Job Type: Contract
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire,

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