Associate Director of Sales - London - 55k + OTE + Benefits

Job Title: Associate Director of Sales - London - 55k + OTE + Benefits
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -042018-172615
Contact Name: Raju Das
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2018 08:26

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen, to be part of an industry leading membership organisation in Central London. They are currently looking for a Business Development Manager who has a strong sales history and is able to initiate new business opportunities, develop and maintain key accounts.

Although the main focus will be generating new business, you will also be responsible for managing the newly formed sales team and account managers as well as maintaining a strong relationship with your clients. You would be required to spend a significant amount of time visiting clients in Central London and generating leads. The ideal candidate would have experience and interests in economics, politics or professional services.

Essential Experience and Skills

* MUST have a strong sales background.
* Demonstrated ability to build relationships and sell and communicate to all levels of the organisation, especially Board Chairs and Chief Executive Officers, and in businesses in FTSE 350 or large privately held groups
* Effectively communicate the value proposition through proposals and presentations
* Ability to drive and innovate the sales process from plan to close
* Drive the usage of CRM and other sales applications and ensure adherence to sales processin the new sales team.

Desirable Experience:

· Sales experience in a professional services environment, membership organisation, or Not for Profit of a similar size to £20m+

· Innovation in sales, especially using technology

· CRM development experience

· Marketing skills, especially in a membership type organisations