Sales Manager - United Kingdom

Sales & Business Development
Ref: 170 Date Posted: Thursday 24 Oct 2019
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Our Client

Our client is a tech start-up producing intelligent electric vehicle charging products. Our client aims to provide a new and innovative service that allows you to control and optimise your electric car charging according to the preferences and charge schedules you set via their technology. This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing, innovative company at the heart of the growing EV industry.

Location: Mayfair

The Position: Sales Manager

Our Client is looking to recruit a sales manager to work with the business development team, in particular the head of strategic partnerships, to create new business with electrical installers, distributors (both online and offline), car dealerships, energy suppliers, corporate companies, fleet managers, housebuilders, via own website and other relevant channel partners.

Key Accountabilities for Sales Manager:

  • Main focus of the Sales Manager role would be signing up new electrical installer partners to both be installers for our client’s products and resellers of the products
  • A key role for the Sales Manager is to be able to talk with electrical installers and have a willingness to learn about EV charging technical conversations
  • The Sales Manager position should be able to follow up with installers and educate them about the client’s business and smart EV charging
  • The candidate will be responsible for signing up independent car dealerships to partner with the business
  • Prospecting the client’s business to fleet managers
  • The Sales Manager position will be required to prospect and research on how to grow sales via other channels such as events, training and partnerships.
  • The Sales Manager will have to represent the client’s business at trade shows and events.
  • As Sales manager it will be a requirement to attend sales meetings in or out of the office.
  • Account manage signed up partners.

Qualifications & Education required for Sales Manager:

  • The candidate most suitable for the Sales Manager role will have a graduate degree
  • Experience with selling via phone and face to face meetings is preferable for the Sales Manager role

Skills/Experience/Knowledge preferable for Sales Manager:

  • The correct candidate for the Sales Manager role needs to have technical sales experience, preferably around electrical installations
  • Interest and/or experience in sustainable solutions and EV charging is required for the Sales Manager position
  • The Sales Manager candidate needs to have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to create value-adding propositions to potential customers is paramount for the Sales Manager vacancy.

Get in touch with 
Jay Bettle       
Tel: +44 (0)1908 920 436