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Sales Manager, £26k – £28k (£45k OTE)

Position: Sales Manager
Salary: £26,000 – £28,000 (£45,000 OTE)
Location: Summertown (OX2)
Hours: Monday – Friday (09:30 – 17:30)
Experience: Digital Advertising, Sales, B2B, B2C, Customer Service, Telesales, Telemarketing, Field Sales, Education, Cold-Calling, Outbound Calls, Call Centre, Team Leader, Line Manager, Lead Generation

The Opportunity:

Thompson & Terry Recruitment are working with a social/education technology start-up business who are revolutionising the way that schools, parents, and advertisers can communicate.

Having recently secured a significant capital investment through crowd-funding, this exciting tech start-up are looking to further expand their team and introduce an ambitious and experienced Sales Manager.

As Sales Manager, you will be responsible for driving the productivity of a sales team of 3. This will include, establishing sales targets and KPIs, implementing monthly performance reviews, and working to analyse and improve the commercial side of the business.

Because the product is free to parents and schools, the development of the advertising sales are absolutely pivotal to the scope of the business. Therefore, your role will be instrumental to the success of the company, and as such they are looking for a really driven and ambitious candidate, who not only wants to achieve their sales targets, but inspire a team to exceed their own.

The successful Sales Manager will be responsible for managing and motivating their team, whilst also achieving their own personal sales targets. This will include generating new leads and cold calling businesses with the view to securing advertising campaigns with them. In addition, once a client is won, you will also be responsible for managing the account of this client thereafter.

The Company:

Our client has created an innovative virtual networking tool that enables parents, with children in education, to communicate with each other and with the school via a mobile app. This can be used to arrange play dates, school pickups, record homework tasks and organise school events. Born out of frustration, the business was initially set up by two parents looking to exploit a gap in the market to help facilitate better communications between parents and primary schools.

The company itself is passionate about strengthening the communities within the primary education sector, and making life easier and more efficient for parents and schools alike. So far, they have received outstanding feedback and are continuing to grow and succeed. Due to recent investment, and ongoing success, our new and dynamic client are looking to expand their team and build their business further.

This is a really exciting opportunity to be part of a fresh and growing business, where you can really make a difference. Our client are looking for a Sales Manager who is passionate about the business and keen to grow and develop their career with the company.


• Evidence of succeeding within an advertising sales role
• People management experience within a commercial environment
• A genuine interest in tech, with ambition to see the company grow
• Experience of successfully generating leads

Thompson & Terry Ltd, trading as Thompson & Terry Recruitment (thompsonandterry.co.uk) are an Abingdon based recruitment agency specialising in the sourcing of Sales, Marketing and office administration candidates in Oxfordshire. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, gender, age or sex.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

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