Sales Manager

  • Kilmainham Square, Garden Level, One, Kilmainham, Dublin,, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

SocialTalent - who are we?

At SocialTalent we’re growing fast and we plan to grow even faster in 2020. We are working with some of the world’s leading brands to transform their hiring capability and achieve hiring excellence across their hiring teams. We will be driving our Enterprise solution to new and existing customers, focusing on becoming their hiring skills platform, from Sourcers, Recruiters and HRBP’s to Hiring Managers and Leaders. 

Reporting to the Director of Sales, you will manage our team of Account Managers working with our Customer Success team to ensure that our customers have the optimal experience of our platform, see it’s long term value and ensure we are positioned as strategic partners. All of which is a fancy way of saying they will spend the same or more next year! Preferably more!!

We have landed some great new customers in 2019 including IBM and IKEA and as a result  our sales team is expanding creating the need for an experienced Sales Manager who can lead an experienced team of strategic account managers.

Job Description

About the Role

Pillar 1: Develop and lead a brilliant team

Our account management team is a critical part of our business. They help support growing and retaining our top clients. We’ve had a busy year attracting amazing new logos and we need you to come on board to help grow our Account Management team and lead them to future success. As a People Leader, you will be the line manager to an existing team of 5, and will have, as our book of business grows, budget and authority to hire additional team members who will deliver the strategy you set. You will be responsible for nurturing and developing the team through formal and informal coaching, priority-setting and ideation/creative design activities. 

Pillar 2: Sales Management and Growth

Ideally, you’re coming to us with strong experience in sales team leadership, pipeline management and a proven ability to motivate, drive sales teams and hit targets. Your background shows that you have proven ability to achieve and exceed on your teams sales target and you are comfortable representing the company in front of all of our clients. If this sounds like you, and you’re still reading - you should be applying for this role!

Pillar 3: Execute the strategy

You will wear two hats - both guiding and developing strategy and then working on the execution. Reporting directly into the Sales Director - you will be responsible for looking at strategic initiatives to implement throughout 2020 and beyond to help us scale. 


Hiring Criteria 

Core Skills and Knowledge:

  • Proven track record of creating, driving and delivering upon strategic account plans

  • You’ve got the usual sales skills under your belt - executing sales strategy, pipeline management, expert negotiating and closing skills

  • You’re analytical and are comfortable conducting weekly forecast meeting, reporting on sales activities and accurately forecasting to senior management.

  • Ideally SaaS or Recruitment industry has been your focus for some time now and you have a proven track record in managing relationships with large multinational clients.

  • Previous experience in Account management, expansion and retention is vital. This role is all about supporting the team in nurturing clients and helping them recognise maximum value from our solution.

  • Relationship management internally - you will need to partner directly with the customer success team and the product team to help support your teams book of business.

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Ultimately, we expect you to come in and add value through supporting the current team, so we’d love you to be able to talk to us about how you’ve helped grow teams - both in size and in revenue generated. You can talk to us about your experience inspiring, leading and engaging a sales team towards the organisation’s vision, mission and sales goals.

  • Foster an inspiring and high-performing sales culture with a clear vision, great team spirit and collaboration.

  • You will empower your team and encourage their personal development through a culture of continuous learning. 

Additional Information

Additional information

What’s in it for you?

We’ll offer you a competitive salary - base in the region of €70k+ based on your experience (excluding bonus). 

Your benefits will include health and travel insurance, a company MacBook, mobile phone, unlimited holidays, lunch on Mondays and wellness initiatives throughout the year (we like doing fun stuff!)

We’re big on professional development and we’ve got a strong coaching culture in Social Talent. We’ll both support and mentor you in your career progression and expect you to help us develop future world-class professionals. We believe in teamwork, collaboration and knowledge sharing as our fundamental ways of working around here.

Want to know more? Click to apply and lets get started or by all means reach out via email to Conor Healy on LinkedIn if you have any questions