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Recruit and Hire a Sales Director

We are specialists in all types of sales recruitment and regularly recruit for businesses needing to hire a Sales Director.

Our dedicated team work exclusively on sales recruitment, and have a great understanding of what is required. They'll partner with you and take the time to learn not only what the job role entails, but also about your business, the culture and your long term goals.

Recruiting for a Sales Director with us is simple and painless

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Sales Director Job Description

This is a sample job description for a sales director. You may need to revise this job description to meet the specific job duties and job requirements for your unique role. 

Responsibilities: Owning and hitting/exceeding annual sales targets within assigned territory and accounts. Developing and executing strategic plan to achieve sales targets and expand the customer base. Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships

Sales Director Job Duties:

  • Own and hit/exceed annual sales targets within assigned territory and accounts
  • Develop and execute strategic plan to achieve sales targets and expand our customer base
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
  • Partner with customers to understand their business needs and objectives
  • Effectively communicate the value proposition through proposals and presentations
  • Understand category-specific landscapes and trends
  • Reporting on forces that shift tactical budgets and strategic direction of accounts

Sales Director Skills and Qualifications: Proven Sales Executive Experience, Meeting or Exceeding Targets, Previous Experience as a Sales Executive, Sales Manager or Sales and Marketing Director, Ability to Communicate, Present and Influence all Levels of the OrganiSation, Proven Ability to Drive the Sales Process from Plan to Close, Proven Ability to Articulate the Distinct Aspects of Products and Services, Proven Ability to Position Products Against Competitors, Demonstrable Experience as Head of Sales, Developing Client-focused, Differentiated and Achievable Solutions, Excellent Listening, Negotiation and Presentation Skills, Excellent Verbal and Written Communications Skills, BA/BS Degree or Equivalent

Register a vacancy for a Sales Director

Recruiting with us is simple and painless. We invest our time getting to know you, your business, your goals, your environment and culture. This means we can find people we believe are a true match for you.

Our people are at the centre of Vanilla’s values and it’s their passion to ‘get it right’ that gives us our unique recruitment service, our excellent customer retention rates, and our fantastic repeat business levels from both clients and candidates.

We are proud to be an independent recruitment agency because it gives us the flexibility to form a true partnership with you. Across our 5 niche recruitment specialismsour unified team are committed to getting you the results you need. 

We are experts in matching the right candidates with the right businesses. We will work hard to understand your culture, needs and requirements, and we will only send you candidate details if we see a real fit being possible.

So, if you are looking for great talent across any of our specialisms within the East Midlands, please register your vacancy below and we'll get back to you straight away. Alternatively please feel free to get in touch with us to discuss your recruitment needs.

Other pages of interest

For more useful information, news and resources feel free to look around our website and in particular our Client pages including Why VanillaClient JourneyCase StudiesResources and our regularly updated Blog.

We recruit throughout the East Midlands covering Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland and the surrounding areas, especially Market Harborough, Leicester, Lutterworth, Northampton, Corby and Kettering.