Jan 02, 2019

Head of Sales

  • London, UK
Ambient B2B - Business Publishing B2C - Consumer Publishing Business Information - Intelligence Conferences, Events & Exhibitions Digital, Online & New Media National & Regional Press Outdoor & Out of Home Radio Television & Cinema

Job Description

Job title: Head of Sales
Location: London
Package: Up to £50k + Uncapped OTE, 10% on all sponsorships

Our client is a leading innovator and exhibition organiser in the engineering sector. Their ability to offer creative and entertaining content is unrivalled in the UK and their forward-thinking ideas challenge conventional wisdom, stimulate discussion and promote engagement.

A position as head of sales recently became available on their flagship event which is now in its 10th year. Subsequently, candidates have an excellent opportunity to advance your career and work in an environment that focuses on positive change.

Our client is prepared to offer the successful candidate a handsome remuneration package, together with excellent OTE which includes £100 per 12sm pro rate, regular "double bubble" days and an impressive lineup of company benefits.

Sounds great, what does the role involve?
As Head of Sales you will be joining a dynamic and high performing team on a recently acquired portfolio worth circa £4m in revenue per annum. The role will be a hybrid of both personal sales and team management. Your initial goal will be to bring structure, work processes and discipline to operations.You will be responsible for four direct reports and will take ownership of several larger key accounts. Moving forward the successful candidate will be expected to develop a sales strategy and grow the events revenue.

What will a typical working day look like?
The Head of Sales will be responsible for developing a frontline interface between new and existing clients, identifying new business opportunities and managing business drivers.
You will be expected to connect with high-level decision makers including CEO's, CFO's and senior executives across the board. You should, therefore, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

As Head of Sales, you should have the capacity to position the company as a thought leader. As a team manager, you will also be expected to demonstrate leadership skills, motivational qualities and the ability develop operational processes.

Okay, can't wait to start, what are you looking for in a candidate
Our client is looking for a highly motivated and engaged individual that can develop a positive cultural dynamic and communicate with individuals at all levels.
Sales experience is essential and knowledge of advanced engineering is a huge benefit. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a desire to manage a team and the ambition to grow a successful portfolio.

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