• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
  • Office Name: Reed.co.uk
  • Sector: Sales & Customer
  • Salary: £75000 - £117000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 455504

Head of Sales

Reed Courses are looking for a Head of Sales to lead their existing team, based in Holborn, Central London (with flexibility to work from home).

Job Title: Head of Sales (Courses)
Reporting to: Reed Courses Director
Direct Reports: Sales Manager and Team Leader
Location: Holborn, London (with flexibility to work from home each week) 
Salary: from £75k basic plus £42k OTB

Overview 

As Head of Sales, you will be commercially-focused to ensure Reed Courses is growing revenue generation from B2B customers across Training Providers, Learning Instructors and Postgraduate client bases, while exploring other untapped market opportunities.

Here at Reed Courses our vision is simple: to connect people to a world of career opportunities online. We have a customer-first strategy which relies on a deep understanding of the needs of our users, both B2B and B2C. 

As Head of Sales, you will be commercially-focused to ensure Reed Courses is growing revenue generation from B2B customers across Training Providers, Learning Instructors and Postgraduate client bases, while exploring other untapped market opportunities. 

You will work collaboratively with other teams to execute our business strategy, with particular focus on helping Reed Courses maximise the commercial value of our services, and experiences that delight our users by delivering market-leading levels of value. 

Key Responsibilities 

As Heads of Sales at Reed Courses, you will: 

  • Be part of the Senior Leadership Team and will represent our commercial sales function at senior level
  • Work with the business to create, own and deliver an ambitious commercial vision and strategy at Reed Courses
  • Be responsible for building, managing, mentoring and developing a best in class Sales team and Customer Success teams. 
  • Ensure a user-centred approach to customer engagement across Sales and Customer teams
  • Create a clear and transparent relationship with multiple business functions including Product and Marketing
  • Being the strategic lead for the development of Reed Courses new products and services
  • Develop new commercial opportunities in the education space, including ongoing creation of strategic commercial partnerships and exploring untapped new market opportunities  

Skills and Experience 

  • Demonstrable leadership skills and experience of leading successful, high performing individuals and sales teams
  • Extensive experience of creating and executing customer engagement strategies to deliver high levels of value to customers and the business
  • A commercial and strategic mindset that allows you to navigate a crowded but exciting multi-competitor landscape 

You’ve really got to have a great attitude. We’re looking for people who want to make our users’ lives better and make a great member of our team. We want to be exceptional – you’ve got to be too.

Benefits

  • Flexible working as standard (including remote working options and flexible working hours)
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible holiday scheme (buy, sell and carry over your holiday) 
  • Paid time off to move home 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Enhanced family leave benefits
  • Insurance benefits including life assurance
  • Love Mondays events 
  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers 
  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues
  • Newly refurbished office in an amazing location, with countless bars, restaurants and theatres right on the doorstep
  • These are just some of the great benefits we offer everyone working at Reed.co.uk!

 

Join Reed and help us achieve our purpose of improving lives through work.

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  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • Glassdoor Top CEOs 2019
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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