Digital Sales Manager

Job Introduction

Do you want to join the UK’s largest news publisher, Reach plc?

Have you got a proven track record of effective coaching and mentoring?

Can you Develop a sales team with your digital expertise to support digital growth and revenue?

Could you be the missing link we need to ensure our team grows from strength to strength

Will you develop and grow our people to become digital experts

Would you enjoy 25 days’ holiday, a defined career path, pension scheme, wellbeing apps and coaching support, a healthcare scheme, holiday purchase scheme, technology purchase scheme and a share save scheme?

Then you need to get in touch…

We are now recruiting a Digital Sales Lead to enhance our growth journey and deliver success across our Telesales teams, through strategic training of our Telesales Execs and assisting in the identification of new and organic business growth opportunities.

Reach plc is the UK’s largest news publisher and the name behind over 100 of the UK’s most influential and trusted newsbrands such as the Daily Mirror, Manchester Evening News, Birmingham Post and Birmingham Live.

We are currently leading the way in digital advertising across our network of over 60 websites, with an audience of 83% of all online users and 90% of mobile users.

We have recently invested in our tech, systems and offices to better support a more flexible working week. Now is the time to join us – we want you to play a key part in our continued sales success.

Key Responsibilities

We will need you to help in transforming our Telesales Hubs into a digital-first advertising solutions operation
You will deliver our digital sales training strategy across the Hub
You will further develop and deliver the digital commercial sales strategy across the Hub which compliments our Commercial strategy
You will be responsible for delivering and driving revenue performance of digital commercial platforms through our local direct sales teams
Another primary focus of your roles will be to develop our sales teams with digital expertise, to support digital growth and revenue performance, building a positive and engaged work environment
You will support the sales team to retain and grow our Growth Accounts
You will be an expert in all matters digital, both internally and externally, not limited to our environment
Your passion to lead and embed a digital-first culture within the sales team will be at the forefront of your day

The Ideal Candidate

  • You are highly commercially focused, with the ability to contribute to our digital vision, strategy and plan for a legacy organisation
  • You will bring experience of working and influencing effectively across all levels in a matrix environment
  • You will be a digital subject matter expert; constantly learning and sharing insight
  • You have the ability to lead in an environment of constant change
  • You are creative and innovative mindset
  • You will bring a strong, demonstrable sales background, with proven results and a true understanding of the ‘consultative sales’ approach
  • You will have good financial business acumen
  • You will have knowledge of management and leadership styles, and how styles should be adapted to ensure you are maximising the true potential of your teams
  • You will have knowledge and experience in business, supervision, and management
  • Will have demonstrated ability to serve as a knowledgeable resource to the organisation’s management team that provides leadership and direction
Package Description

  • Salary of up to £32,000, with OTE earnings up to £50,400
  • Open-ended quarterly bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Defined progression pathway
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free wellbeing apps and coaching support
  • Simply Health health care Scheme
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Share save scheme
  • Technology scheme
  • High street discounts

Reach plc believes diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Job Information

Job Reference: 012643_1656418695
Salary: £Competitive + excellent company benefits
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Sales
Job Locations: Cardiff
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Reach Plc
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