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Sales Director

Sales Director

Job Title: Sales Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Industry:
Salary: £48,000 - £50,000
REF: 897177
Contact Name: Eloise Shelton
Contact Email: eshelton@vanillarecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

We are proud to be recruiting for a Sales Director on behalf of a leading provider of IT support in the East Midlands. The successful applicant will enjoy joining a fast-moving and creative company committed to providing its clients with innovative, effective and time-tested technology solutions.

For an ambitious and determined sales professional, this is an exciting opportunity to devise, develop and deliver a growth strategy which will drive forward and evolve the business.

The company is based in an attractive rural setting and offers a fantastic range of benefits.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Identifying and reporting on business opportunities in target markets
  • Manage all leads, prioritising and delegating in order to drive forward the business development process effectively
  • Developing strategy, tactics, sales plans and profit targets to keep the company competitive and innovative
  • Visiting prospective clients in order to secure future custom
  • Developing and maintaining lasting relationships with existing clients
  • Representing the business at conferences, trade fairs and networking events
  • Supervising, developing and supporting the sales team

Skills and experience required:

  • Extensive relevant industry experience within an IT sales environment is essential.
  • Able to demonstrate a successful track record in a senior sales or business development role
  • Excellent negotiation skills, with evidence of having successfully negotiated lucrative contracts and service level agreements in previous roles
  • Results driven, with examples of consistently delivering against sales and profit targets
  • Demonstrates the ability to build relationships with key decision makers
  • A solution focused, organised and proactive approach

Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

Salary and benefits:

  • £48,000 - £50,000
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days holidays (plus 8 bank holidays)