Key Accounts Sales Manager

Lakeside, Portsmouth
About The Role
Key Account Sales Manager 

We are Checkatrade, are you?  

We are looking for an experienced Sales Manager to head up our Key Account Accounts Sales team! You will play an important part in ensuring the success of a team of Key Account Sales professionals, taking our rates of customer acquisition to the next level! You’ll have a track record of scaling and put into action a managed account strategy, recruiting, building and growing a high performing team. Working within a fast-paced digital marketplace, you will be responsible for ensuring role model standards and execution of sales processes are adhered to whilst advancing sales performance. You will be very much hands on with your direct reports to ensure their teams are getting the best coaching and and support needed to succeed.

Do you have a passion for performance and achievement, amplifying current accounts? If so then we would love to hear from you! 

Portsmouth based – Hybrid working applies. 

Where do you fit in?

We are on a growth journey from good to great. Over the next four years we are looking to quadruple the size of the business in terms of revenue and trade members we have on board, meaning Key Accounts is a big focus to help achieve that goal. Reporting to the Sales Director you will be responsible for the teams targets and amplifying each membership we have on our data base. You will have 2 direct reports who will lead a team whose job is to approach our target trade accounts, ultimately building long term sustainable relationships that deliver year on year growth. Working in a KPI environment you will have a coaching leadership style, taking accountability for the team performance, setting out objectives and growing and retaining a high performing team! This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward moving digital business with huge growth potential and the means and investment to deliver on it! 

What’s in it for you?

- An exciting opportunity to join a household digital brand that is investing heavily on its future
- An opportunity to make a genuine impact through amplifying existing membership 
- Competitive basic salary with annual bonus opportunities, attractive benefits package, and business investing on its people. 

We are an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  

What do you need to succeed?

- An experienced Sales Manager with a proven track record in someone who has scaled and implemented a Managed account strategy 
- First class interpersonal skills, customer focus and ability to think outside the box.
- Sound leadership experience, coaching, training and driving team performance to hit sales targets. 
About Us
Checkatrade is the homeowners choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards.

With 47,000 trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project you are undertaking is.

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.

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