Sales Director

Sales Director

Job Title: Sales Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000
REF: 897257
Contact Name: Nikki Sargent
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

We're excited to be recruiting an experienced and ambitious Sales Director on behalf of a fast-growing full-service digital marketing agency, based within stunning creative offices in Nottingham.

As an industry leader, this innovative company provides a full range of integrated services including content marketing, digital marketing, SEO, paid marketing, graphic design, social media, and web design.

Upon joining a friendly, cohesive and productive team the successful applicant will develop a clear and effective sales and marketing strategy which not only drives further business growth with existing clients, but recognises and generates profitable new business opportunities.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the strategic development of the business as a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Determining route to market sales strategies, including the exploration of new markets.
  • Developing the short-term and long-term strategy to drive lead generation and brand awareness via the website.
  • Forecasting sales volume and revenue, and preparing the sales and marketing budget.
  • Engaging the workforce with the sales and marketing strategy, and leading a well-established sales team.
  • Creating and leading any new teams which the route to market strategies determine.
  • Planning, controlling and directing the activities of the sales and marketing function.
  • Determining, measuring and analysing the goals and targets of the sales and marketing function.
  • Managing the reporting of management and financial information for the sales and marketing departments.
  • Conducting monthly reviews with sales managers to optimise efficiency, improve sales performance and achieve retention targets.
  • Managing and supporting the team via regular feedback and coaching to ensure achievement of their individual targets and objectives.
  • Establishing the customer experience strategy to find/acquire new customers.
  • Embedding the customer contact strategy to deliver the customer experience leading to increased customer satisfaction and retention.

Skills and experience required:

  • Extensive previous involvement in sales and marketing strategy development.
  • Significant previous experience of managing a sales function, including a field sales team.
  • Sound knowledge of, and evidence of having worked with, SME markets.
  • Strong networking and collaboration skills at leadership
  • Project management and change management experience.
  • Excellent commercial awareness including managing P&L accounts.
  • Experience of developing and managing budgets and plans for business performance.
  • Communicates and presents with an engaging, positive and inspiring approach.

Salary and benefits:

  • £70,000 - £80,000 with OTE of £120,000
  • Car allowance commensurate with level of position
  • Comprehensive benefits package