Regional Sales Manager
Job Reference: RSM/EA/JW/Bucks
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 16/07/2012
||£28000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus
Our Client is currently looking to recruit an experienced Regional Sales manager, responsible for managing a regional sales team, to assist with the development and strengthening of relationships with employers. You will sell the Group's range of services, in turn achieving regional and company budgeted and targeted revenue and profitability. You will be responsible for the identification, research, analysis and achievement of new opportunities.
Regular travel will be required to other locations connected with the business of the region. Our Client is passionate about improving skills, raising aspirations and developing opportunities for their staff and clients.
Every day the teams at their Centres across the UK offer a wide range of work-based and job-seeker training for adults and young people.
So if you're passionate, professional and proactive, you could go a long way with us. When applying, please include a covering letter outlining why you think you would be suitable for this position.
Requirements for this role:
Essential: * Ability to create budgets, forecast and management summaries * Experience of devising and implementing business plans * Experience of leading a sales team across diverse locations * Demonstrable commercial acumen ideally with an understanding of the commercial drivers in the learning provider industry * Track record in building and nurturing partnerships with external bodies/partners * Proven telesales and field sales experience and knowledge of sales techniques (SPIN, AIDA) * Full driving licence and use of own vehicle * Manage a 'portfolio' of complex projects or commercial problems, whilst maintaining 'business as usual' * Ability to communicate at all levels (both verbally and written)
Desirable: * Demonstrable leadership experience ideally gained in a multi-location organisation * Evidence of meeting targets and deadlines in a complex multi-site, multi stakeholder environment * Significant influencing skills, preferably gained through dealings with major funding providers or employers * Ability to deal professionally and tactfully with difficult situations relation to managing staff performance.
Benefits: Bonus - Uncapped * 33 days holiday - including 8 statutory holidays * Childcare Vouchers * Pension Scheme * Employee Assistance Programme * Career progression and development our Client welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Our client is committed to safeguarding and if successful, you may be required to undertake a criminal records check and must be able to provide references for the past 3 years.If you need to receive this information in an alternative format, please contact Equal Approach and we will take reasonable steps to arrange this for you.
Our client is an Equal Opportunities employer and we actively encourage candidate applications from all sections of the community.
The successful candidate may be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Check.