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Sales Director

£55,000 to £65,000
Job Type
3 Nov 2021

Role: Sales Director

Salary (Package):

  • Base: £55,000 - £65,000
  • OTE Commission Year 1: Minimum £40,000

Location: London Liverpool Street

Reporting to: Managing Director

Our client are graduate recruitment experts. They pride themselves on their proven ability to connect the top graduate talent from over 200+ universities with employers from across the UK - and they are growing, fast (100% growth in 2021).

Established in 2010, their proud to work with over 100 client employer partners, including KPMG, Goldman Sachs, Cisco, Reckitt, JDE, JLL, Ruffer, Bloomberg, Fidelity International and BDO, delivering an innovative suite of graduate recruitment and marketing services.

Their products include:

  • Outsourced graduate recruitment
  • Digital marketing campaigns via our proprietary campus marketing channels
  • Dedicated brand ambassadors on campus
  • Digital Diversity initiatives

Partnered with the Social Mobility Foundation, a commitment to and passion for diversity and social mobility runs through the core of our business and our trademark personal touch ensures great relationships both within the business, but also with our clients, candidates and university partners.

The Opportunity - Business Development Director (Sales Director)

  • Our client is seeking an experienced B2B salesperson with strategic capability to head up the business development team in order to drive substantial growth in alignment with their punchy growth plans.
  • This is a huge opportunity to develop the sales strategy in a progressive, vibrant business, selling and marketing to hundreds of top employers and becoming further established in the early careers space.
  • Our client have entered a planned rapid growth phase but they are conscious that, despite being well established, they are only just getting started in realising our potential in the market.
  • The role will develop quickly from lead generation, cold calling and delivering sales to targets, to building out a small product-specialised team and then moving into the role of Sales Director within 2 - 3 years.


  • Ownership of business development area, growing the function and team around you as we expand

Year 1:

  • Working towards clear personal annual target selling key recruitment products and working with the MD to meet the Y1 growth targets across the business
  • Managing a team of 3

Year 1-2:

  • Building a clear sales strategy to meet growth targets across all products and assemble a team specialising in selling each of our products
  • Managing a team of 5

Year 2-3:

  • Assume Sales Director role, with accountability for and ownership of the sales strategy

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying, qualifying, pitching and closing potential leads
  • Pitching to a variety of clients including formal tender processes
  • Working with the operations team to grow accounts to 6 figure clients annually
  • Writing and sending our marketing content and optimising this process
  • Creating pitch decks, content, digital assets to market to clients
  • Pitching to a variety of clients including formal tender processes
  • Learning and absorbing industry trends and insights, and using these to improve the business
  • Spotting opportunities for growth

Person Specification

  • Sales experience: Proven success in meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Strategic capability: Experience at building and implementing sales strategies
  • Growth mindset: Someone who will always look to improve our products, company perception and critical internal processes
  • Quick learner: Someone looking to quickly absorb the specialist knowledge around them to be able to sell our products in a short time frame
  • Future Leader: the desire and capability to become our sales director within 2-3 years

If you are interested in these roles or are keen to find out more, please send a copy of your CV to Daniel Collier via the apply button.

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  • Job Reference: 413664511-2
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Recruit2Recruit Nationwide Ltd
    Recruit2Recruit Nationwide Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent