Head of Sales

Head of Sales



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven individual to join our friendly sales team in the newly created position of Head of Sales.

Based at our offices in Bristol, the Head of Sales will work closely with our Directors to create and implementing our Sales Strategy to deliver sustainable and profitable sales growth.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Draft and agree the Company Sales Strategy with the Managing Director on an annual basis, to ensure the sales strategy matches the overall business objectives
  • Managing the sales team across two offices (role based in Bristol office), including recruitment, performance management, training and ensuring best practice sales techniques are use
  • Engaging with key customers to build long lasting relationships
  • Engaging with prospective customers to maximise new business opportunities 
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to deliver Business Improvement Projects such as sales process improvements, supplier tenders or new sector research
  • Contributing to the development and delivery of the Company Marketing Strategy
  • Provide appropriate updates to the Board of Directors and wider business, presenting topics such as sales KPIs, competitor activity and delivery against company objectives and sales plan
  • Ensure the CRM system is used effectively and uniformly across the business


The following skills, knowledge and experience are required

  • Experience of working in a sales environment at a similar level in an SME
  • Experience of influencing and delivering the sales strategy at a national level 
  • Ability to successfully manage a sales team 
  • Proven track record of developing strong relationships with clients and offering excellent customer service
  • Ability to research, contact and acquire new clients which are relevant and profitable to the business
  • Ability to work in a highly pressurised and fast paced, seasonal environment
  • Must possess the confidence to communicate and interact with individuals from all levels of the organisation and with a varying client base
  • Experience in the event and/or catering industry desirable but not essential
  • Must have experience of using and maximising CRM platforms
  • Higher Education to Degree Level or similar experience
  • Must have a high level of MS Office capability


What’s in it for you?

This is a rare opportunity to join our business at a senior level. We offer a competitive salary depending on experience and the following:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance from day one of joining
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free hire of our Catering Equipment
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Profit Share


Please apply by sending your CV to jobs@jongor.co.uk

No agencies please.

 

  • "I would give Jongor five stars!!!" - Katie Clark, Blue Apple Catering
  • "Your service, flexibility and intimate knowledge of our events business are a credit to the team. Without Jongor our events would just not happen." - Jeremy Wood, Absolute Taste
  • "Jongor are just the best for quality, customer service and delivery." - Robert Goves, Relish Events
  • "Their products are delivered promptly and always in brilliant condition. Every single staff member is always polite, professional and helpful. Their prices are competitive and I would recommend them to anyone." - Lorna Hendey, Amadeus Food
  • "I cannot praise Jongor highly enough for the support they provided. Everyone I deal with, whether it be transport, technical staff or the office team, are all professional and pro-active. It is a pleasure to do business with them. " - Nancy Mollett, The Celtic Manor Resort
  • "Well done team Jongor, you have a winning formula.  " - Peter Curtis-Smith, Fosters Events
  • "As usual, Jongor were fantastic." - David Wright, Private Hire
  • "Excellent service all round, they were available to discuss and make arrangements during the weekend, efficient and professional in their approach." - Wayne Hadley, Private Hire
  • "Jongor offers a really wide selection of items, so it’s easy to find a range that suits each clients’ needs, and we are always pleased with the service we receive from our Account Manager. " - Alice Peacock, Alastair Currie Events
  • "Thank you for your good service. " - David Priddle, The Bristol Model Railway Exhibition

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