Sales Manager

  • Location
    Crewe, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 32000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Sales, Retail and Customer Service
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Sales and Retail
  • External Reference
    JN-042021-177231

An incredible opportunity has arisen to join an ever evolving business based in Crewe who are proud to employ a modern thinking, innovative, loyal and fun workforce. My client has seen significant growth over the past few years and are excited to see constant future growth, they are one of the largest in their UK market field and have a successful presence throughout Europe.


They are currently seeiking a person to grow and manage a highly motivated and friendly team of agents for outbound soft sales. The role of this team is to contact customers who have already ordered from us and seek to promote and up-sell our own brand products to exisiting customers.


Your role will involve the recruitment, training and management of your own small sales team. You will mainly be responsible for guiding, mentoring and motivating your team to maximise targets and KPIs.


The ideal person for this role is someone with experience in the above, along with a pro-active and highly driven mindset. You will be the leader of your team and guide them on how to increase response and conversion rates while leading by example where needed. You will also be happy to present figures to Directors and work alongside Operations with new business ideas.


Main Duties and Responsibilities



  • Manage your team of sales agents, including training, motivation, stat-tracking and additional recruitment and onboarding where needed

  • Providing technical advice and support to your team to enable them to maximise sales.

  • Give your team feedback, praise on their activities to ensure they're following best practices and maximising KPIs

  • Create plans, materials and scripts for call-related outbound activities.

  • Create and maintain sales materials where appropriate.

  • Accurately maintain the database.


What we need from you:



  • At least 3 years in a sales role, being a confident driven person.

  • At least 2 years leading and managing a team.

  • Competent in developing and managing teams to targets.

  • Strong IT skills - proficiency in Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

  • Ability to forecast to senior directors effectively.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Enthusiastic, confident results orientated.

  • Good commercial mindset

  • Strong teamwork ethic.

  • Fantastic teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Highly organised and self-motivated

  • A desire for continuous learning and self-improvement.

  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and adaptive to rapidly changing environments


In return the company offers excellent benefits including:



  • Staff discount

  • Annual flu vaccinations

  • Death in service insurance- paying 3 x your salary in the event of your death

  • Pension

  • Access to healthcare and counselling for staff

  • Free parking with easy access to rail and bus routes

  • Potential for career progression and training

  • Generous long service cash rewards from 5 years of service and every 2.5 years thereafter

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Sarah Walker